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Giorgos & Nikos Papaioannou | Violin & Cello in Modal Music

Papaioannou BrosType of seminar: Open - Instrument Centered (Bowed instruments, Violin & Cello)

Level of participants: Intermediate

Reading sheets: Sheets will be used extensively, but students experienced and skilled in learning by ear will not be excluded

During the seminar, we will learn traditional melodies from Greece, classical and folk repertory from Turkish and Arabic musical idioms as well as asymmetrical rhythms and dances from the Balkan traditions. We will also examine some ideas about composition and orchestration within the context of modal musical traditions.

Of particular interest to violinists and cellists coming from a western classical background will be a detailed analysis of the different playing techniques relevant to the violin and cello in the aforementioned traditions.

Seminar's aim: understanding techniques, Maκam theory, creation, orchestration, improvisation


  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning - - - - - - 10:00-13:00
Evening - 17:00-22:00 17:00-22:00 17:00-22:00 17:00-22:00 17:00-22:00 Concert-21:00*  

*Program of the Concerts "Music Pathways in the Labyrinth"

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Event Properties

Event Date 03-03-2020 5:00 pm
Event End Date 08-03-2020 1:00 pm
Individual Price 230€
Location Cultural Conference Center of Heraklion
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