Hydra Rebetiko Conference - October 2004 - Programme of Events

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The Fourth International Conference on

“Researching Rebetiko: Present Projects and Future Prospects”

 

Provisional programme for the 13-17th October 2004 Conference

“ROADS and MODES, TAXIMIA and MAQAMS”

 

Provisional List of Speakers, in Alphabetical Order

All speakers and titles to be confirmed

 

PAUL ASTIN of Los Angeles, USA: On the Sideroad:  The use of passing tones and other extra-modal devices in the improvised taximia of Markos Vamvakaris’ 1930s recordings” [In English] [Summary]

ALI FUAT AYDIN of Izmir, Turkey: “An account of fieldwork researching the zeibekiko in Turkey.” [In English, with notes pre-circulated] [Summary]

GRIGORIS BAYIOKAS of Thessaloniki, Greece: A Social Psychology Approach to Rebetiko Song in Thessaloniki in the Period 1936-40, and its Influences down to the Present Day” [In Greek] [Summary]

CAHIT BAYLAV of London, UK: “A contribution on modal music.” [In English]

MARC DUBIN of London, UK: “Considerations in the Compilation of a Rebetika CD [In English] [Summary]

ED EMERY of the Institute of Rebetology [London]: "Ces notes autres que le ton et le demi-ton: The ‘30 Melodies of Greece and the Orient’ collected by Bourgault-Ducoudray " [In English] [Summary]

PAVLOS EREVNIDIS of Athens, Greece: “The Musical Technique of Rebetiko Instrumentalists: differences and similarities with practices in Istanbul[In English]

KYRIAKOS GOUVENTAS of Thessaloniki, Greece: “The Violin in the Anatolian tradition” [In English]

KYRIAKOS GOUVENTAS of Thessaloniki, Greece: A small concert recital of the Collected Songs of Bourgault-Ducoudray: “30 Melodies of Greece and the Orient”.

GAIL HOLST-WARHAFT of Cornell University, USA: “Further on the Amanedhes” [In English]

KRINI KAFIRIS of Athens, Greece: “Further on a Filmography of Rebetiko” [In English] [Not confirmed]

STAVROS STAVROU KARAYANNI of Nicosia, Cyprus: “Grammar and Politics of Dance: The case of the Tsifteteli” [In English] [Summary]

GEORGE KYRIAKIDIS of Melbourne, Australia: a teleconference presentation on the subject of his vintage Turconi Laterna.  An invitation has also been extended to the people who wrote the wonderful laterna article at kalan.com. [In English]

JASON MELISSINOS of Athens, Greece: a Shadow Theatre presentation entitled “Karaghiozis o sfoungaras” (“Karaghiozis the Spongefisher”), in honour of the traditional industry of the island of Hydra.

HADASS PAL-YARDEN of Istanbul Technical University, Turkey: “Contemporary Practice of Traditional Jewish-Spanish Music Repertoire in Turkey: Citing the continuous Turkish and Greek influences” [In English] [Summary]

JOHN PLEMMENOS: A paper on “The makam concept in Phanariot Music

NIKOS POLITIS of Athens, Greece: A paper on Amanedhes. [Title t.b.a.]

GERHARD STEINGRESS of University of Seville, Spain: “Sociological Similarities between the Worlds of Flamenco and Rebetiko” [In English] [Summary]

HUGO STRÖTBAUM of University of Nijmegen, HollandNever heard of Doctor J. K. Sutherland, ud-player and makam-specialist from Flint, Michigan....? [In English]

MADELYN TAYLOR of California, USA: A dance workshop on “Dance modes of Greece and Anatolia” [In English] [Summary]

KAROLOS TSAKIRIAN of Piraeus, Greece. Invited to speak on his life and times as an instrument-maker “Made by Hand – Played by Heart:  The Life of an Instrument-Maker[In English]

CHRISTOS TSIAMOULIS of Athens, Greece: will give a talk based on work that he is doing at the Odeion Athinon. He will give a detailed exposition of the theory of roads and modes, and will conduct a workshop looking at how they work in practice. [In Greek and English] [Summary]

 

ALSO: a CERTAIN MUSICIAN from Athens has been asked to do a repeat of a very special session on “Understanding the Tsifteteli”. 

 

We have also been informed that STELIOS VAMVAKARIS and his band would like to play for us at our Saturday Night Concert. Watch this space…!

 

For those of you who have asked for MUSIC LESSONS with Greek teachers, we are negotiating with the MUSEUM OF FOLK MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS in Athens, to do a day of instrumental workshops on the Wednesday before the Conference starts (13 October 2004). If you want to join these, please let me know.

ALSO, for those who are interested, on the weekend preceding the Hydra Conference (8-10 October 2004) we are organising a conference in London entitled THE MUWASHSHAH: HISTORY, ORIGINS AND PRESENT PRACTICES. Website www.geocities.com/Muwashshah . This will include a round-table session with the title “Roads and Modes, Taximia and Maqams”, where we shall look at Arabic musical theory and practice, and the way they spill into over into “Western” music.

 

 

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