Proposals by Lyravlos


Proposals for Concerts

Amain suggestion is to present the surviving ancient Greek music pieces exclusively. Those music texts are the only authentic music heritage that has survived in a fragmentary form and unfortunately amount to only Proposals for Concertssixty-one music pieces. LYRAVLOS presents a selection of those pieces emphasizing the best preserved ones. LYRAVLOS has enriched its repertoire by incorporating and presenting timeless melodies and traditional songs played with the ancient musical instruments. Popular music pieces and songs such as the Smyrneika, which were songs that originated in Smyrna, a major centre in Asia Minor, acquire a different potential as they are brought to life with the ancient and traditional Greek instruments... > More


Educational Programs of Ancient Greek Music

LYRAVLOS has organized a series of educational programs that aim at acquainting the public, and especially the youth, with this aspect of Educational ProposalsGreek culture which is unfortunately not that well-known, at least not to the extent it should be. LYRAVLOS organizes seminars which aim not exclusively at music schools but at all educational institutes and schools, irrelevant to level. These include: Lecture on Ancient Greek Music, Lecture on the evolution of the Greek Music from antiquity to our days, Seminars on the theoretical organization and notation of the Ancient Greek Music... > More


Proposals for Special Events

Background music for special events, ceremonies, awards etc. Such an occasion was the sound environment that was created by Proposals for Special EventsPanayiotis Stefos during the ceremony of the Lighting of the Olympic Flame for the Athens Olympic Games 2004. The sound environment was created with the use of conch-shells and seistron and was combined with the music of the ceremony, composed by composer Giorgos Chatzimichelakis. This would provide an original and interesting suggestion for organized events such as conferences, inaugurations etc. It could be an interesting choice in organized events of ancient and modern poetry, where lyrics and music are combined, producing a unique result in which the focus is on theatricality and high esthetic. It could blend excellently in Ancient Greek Drama performances and other theatrical plays or activities such as artistic or athletic events etc... > More


Proposals for Conferences

The audience will have the chance to feel a unique experience. They will listen to the surviving ancient Greek music as well as hymns of the ancient Proposals for ConferencesChristianity, songs of the borders of the Byzantine Empire (akritika), and traditional/popular songs (demotika) covering a period of 2500 years. Besides this, they will be able to see and touch a series of 40 reconstructed authentic instruments as is the lyre , varvitos, kitharis, phorminx, pandoura, diavlus, syrinx of Pan, bone-flutes , seistra, krotala, drums, conches, pipes, tsampouna, zourna, etc. The concert can be accompanied by slide presentation as well as with comprehensive information on the theory and the spirit in general of the ancient Greek music... > More

What is Lyravlos?  *  The Reconstruction of Authentic Instruments  *  Appearances

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