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Made in Greece : Studies in Popular Music

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Made in Greece: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Greek popular music. Each essay covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Greece, first presenting a general description of the history and background of popular music in Greece, followed by essays, written by leading scholars of Greek music, that are organized into thematic sections: Hugely Popular, Art-song Trajectories, Greekness beyond Greekness, Counter Stories, and Present Musical Pasts.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 266 pages
  • 171 x 248mm | 676g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1 Line drawings, black and white; 23 Halftones, black and white; 1 Tables, black and white; 25 Illustrations, black and white
  • 113881198X
  • 9781138811980

Table of contents

Introduction: Greek popular music studies?





DAFNI TRAGAKI





PART I





Hugely Popular












Sentiment, memory, and identity in Greek laiko music (1945-1967)



LEONIDAS ECONOMOU









Anna Vissi: Singing Greece's contemporary socio-cultural History



IOANNIS POLYCHRONAKIS






No more babes on the dance-stage: The changing modes of spectatorship in Athenian live-music nightclubs



IOANNIS TSIOULAKIS








Part II


Art-song Trajectories









"Art-popular" song and modern Greek poets - interactions and ideologies: the case of Mikis Theodorakis



POLINA TAMBAKAKI









An "impossible" topos: The creative antinomies of Manos Hadjidakis' modernism



PANAGIOTIS A. KANELLOPOULOS









Producing entechno: Amalgamation and hybridization in a controversial musical style





DIMITRIS VARELOPOULOS








Part III


Greekness beyond Greekness





7. Musical poiesis, erotic cosmology, and commodity life: The Lena Platonos project








8. Digital music creativity: Chipmusic in/from Greece








9. `Sharing what we lack': Contextualizing live experimental music in post-2009 Athens


DANAE STEFANOU








PART IV





Counter Stories





10. Popular music and the Colonels: Terror and manipulation under the military dictatorship (1967-1974)


ANNA PAPAETI








11. Popular Gypsy musicians and the political economy of affect in contemporary Greece


ASPASIA THEODOSIOU





12. `Leviz mo la'!: Albanian rap music made in Athens


LAMBRINI STYLIOU








PART V





Present Musical Pasts





13. Popular music in Crete: The case of the lyra-laouto ensemble


IOANNIS PAPADATOS AND KEVIN DAWE





14. `Dedicated to the Jamaica of Greece': Copyrighting place, inventing tradition, and world-music transformations of an island folk-dance


PANAYOTIS PANOPOULOS





15. Past forward: creative re-inventions of urban popular song in the music of Sokratis Malamas


DAFNI TRAGAKI








CODA





16. Is Zorba more Greek than Greek music? How Greek music is perceived and reproduced beyond Greece's Borders


GAIL HOLST-WARHAFT





AFTERWORD


17. A Head Full of Gold: A discussion with Yiannis Angelakas


DAFNI TRAGAKI
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About Dafni Tragaki

Dafni Tragaki is an ethnomusicologist and an assistant professor in the Department of History, Archaeology, and Social Anthropology at the University of Thessaly.
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