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Byzantine Music

Musicology: Neobyzantine Octoechos

In a modified form the octoechos is still regarded as the foundation of the tradition of monodic Orthodox chant today, known as Neobyzantine Octoechos. From a Phanariot point of view, the re-formulation of the Octoechos and its melodic models according to the New Method was neither a simplification of the Byzantine tradition nor an adaption [...]

Byzantine Music - Mystras

Musicology: Papadic Octoechos

Papadic Octoechos exists until the 18th century. Until 1204 neither the Hagia Sophia nor any other cathedral of the Byzantine Empire did abandon its habits, and the Hagiopolitan eight mode system came into use not earlier than in the mixed rite of Constantinople, after the patriarchate and the court had returned from their exile in [...]

Byzantine Music Theme

Musicology: Hagiopolitan Octoechos

The Octoechos as a liturgical concept which established an organization of the calendar into eight-week cycles, was the invention of monastic hymnographers at Mar Saba in Palestine and in Constantinople. It was formally accepted in the Quinisext Council of 692, which also aimed to replace the exegetic poetry of the kontakion and other homiletic poetry, [...]

Octoechos

Musicology: Octoechos

Oktōēchos (here transcribed “Octoechos”; Greek: ὁ Ὀκτώηχος [okˈtóixos]; from ὀκτώ “eight” and ἦχος “sound, mode” called echos; Slavonic: Осмогласие, Osmoglasie from о́смь “eight” and гласъ, Glagolitic: ⰳⰾⰰⱄⱏ, “voice, sound”) is the name of the eight-mode system used for the composition of religious chant in Byzantine, Syrian, Coptic, Armenian, Georgian, Latin and Slavic churches since the [...]

Cooking Recipe - Chocolate

Cooking Recipe: Loukoumades with Banana and Chocolate (Greek Cuisine)

Loukoumades (Greek), lokma tatlısı or simply lokma (Turkish) or lokmades (Cypriot) (Greek: λουκουμάδες, singular λουκουμάς loukoumas, luqmat al-qadi (Arabic:لقمة القاضي, Persian: بامیه bamieh, see etymology below) are a kind of fried-dough pastry made of deep fried dough soaked in sugar syrup or honey and cinnamon, and sometimes sprinkled with sesame. In ancient Greece, these deep [...]

Music-Instruments

Music Instrument: Harp

The harp is a multi-stringed instrument which has the plane of its strings positioned perpendicularly to the soundboard. Organologically, it is in the general category of chordophones (stringed instruments) and has its own sub category (the harps). All harps have a neck, resonator and strings. Some, known as frame harps, also have a pillar; those [...]

Constantine Psachos

Profile: Constantine Psachos

Constantine Psachos (c. 1866 – 1949) was a Greek musician and musicologist. Born in the Grand Stream (Arnaouti-kioi) of Constantinople (Istanbul), between years 1866 – 1874. He served as a teacher of Greeks at a Constantinople girls’ school. He studied Byzantine and ancient Greek music and excelled in his works. Also, invented a keyboard musical [...]

Cooking Recipe - Dessert

Cooking Recipe: Loukoumades with Apple and Honey (Greek Cuisine)

Loukoumades (Greek), lokma tatlısı or simply lokma (Turkish) or lokmades (Cypriot) (Greek: λουκουμάδες, singular λουκουμάς loukoumas, luqmat al-qadi (Arabic:لقمة القاضي, Persian: بامیه bamieh, see etymology below) are a kind of fried-dough pastry made of deep fried dough soaked in sugar syrup or honey and cinnamon, and sometimes sprinkled with sesame. In ancient Greece, these deep [...]

Greek Ancient Music

Dimitris Keramidakis: Genesis

A composition for the mythological museum inspired by the ancient Greek culture and the ancient Greek spirit. The music is recorded based on technological equipment trying to emulate the sound of orchestra and samples as well based on primary sounds such as monochord, percussion, vocals, flutes; combining the sounds of yesterday with the current ones.

Archaeology

Archaeology: 12,000 year-old unexplained structure

Amazing find (History Chanel documentary) in what is now Turkey, 12,000 year-old circular city. Twice as old as any city in Mesopotamia. The Germans are excavating it. No stone-cutting tools used.

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