Title: Folk Music of Greece and Cyprus

Code: MUS330

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the diversity and richness of Greek and Cypriot folk music. Starting with an overview of the roots and the historical evolution of Greek music, students will engage in an in-depth examination and analysis of the various regional styles, genres and instruments and build upon their knowledge of representative repertoire. Students will also be introduced to urban Greek music and examine the origins and evolution of rebetica. Through this geographical journey students will be able to appreciate and value the role that Greek folk music continues to play in our lives today.
Restrictions : None
Prerequisites : MUP114 and MUS110 and MUS130
Co-requisites : None
Credits : 3
ECTS : 5
Hours : 3
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