Aise Aisha bint Abu Bakr (612 - 678) (Arabic عائشة Transliteration: , also transcribed as A'ishah, Ayesha, A'isha, Aishah, or 'Aisha) was one of Muhammad's wives.
Amoebaean singing Amoebaean singing is a type of singing competition originating in Ancient Greece.
Angaliastos Angaliastos, is a kind of Greek folk dance from Crete, Greece.
Antikristos Antikristos or Antikrystós (αντικρυστός χορός) is a Greek, Armenian and Assyrian folk dance.
Antikrystos Antikrystos (αντικρυστός χορός) is a Greek, Armenian and Assyrian folk dance (αντικρυστός translates as "anti-face", i.e., face-to-face), which is the same as the Turkish dance karsilama.
Antipatitis Antipatitis (αντιπατητής) is a form of a Greek folk dance from Greek island Karpathos, Greece.
Aris Pavlis Nama is a Greek pop/ jazz/new age music group starting their career 1992 with the debut album Nama.
Aris San Aris San (אריס סאן) (1940–1992) was a Greek singer and nightclub owner who popularized Greek music in Israel in the late 1950s and 1960s.
Askomandoura The askomandoura (Greek: ασκομαντούρα) is a type of bagpipe played as a traditional instrument on the Greek island of Crete, similar to the tsampouna.
Athens Conservatoire The Athens Conservatoire (Ωδείο Αθηνών) is the oldest conservatoire in modern Greece.
Atsiapat Atsiapat is the first in a sequence of three tranditional dances performed in the region of Pontus, as well as by refugees of Pontos.
Baglamas The baglamas (Greek μπαγλαμάς) or baglamadaki (μπαγλαμαδάκι), a long necked bowl-lute, is a plucked string instrument used in Greek music; it is a version of the bouzouki pitched an octav...
Ballos The Ballos Sirtos (Μπάλος, Burçak Tarlası) (from the Italian ballo via Latin "ballo" which derives from the Greek verb "βαλλίζω" ballizo, "to dance, to jump"), is one of the best known ...
Black is the Night Black is the Night (Μαύρη είναι η νύχτα, Mavri einai i nychta) or The Klepht (Ο Κλέφτης, O Kleftis) is a marching song of the Hellenic Army.
Blue (TV channel) Blue was a 24-hour music video channel that broadcast exclusively for Greek viewers in North America and Australia; it was wholly owned by Antenna Group in affiliation with Greece's MAD TV music...
Bouzouki The bouzouki (Greek: μπουζούκι plural: μπουζούκια) is a Greek musical instrument that was brought to Greece in the 1900s by immigrants from Asia Minor, and quickly became the central instrument...
Burçak Tarlası (song) Burçak Tarlası (ilerally vetch field) is the arranged form of a Turkish folkloric tune (Türkü) and it is one of the pioneers in Turkish pop music.
Byzantine dance The art of Dance in the Byzantine Empire, developed during the periods of Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, was centered in the capital city of Byzantium, later renamed Constantinople.
Byzantine lyra The Byzantine lyra or lira (λύρα) was a medieval bowed string musical instrument in the Byzantine Empire and is an ancestor of most European bowed instruments, including the violin.
Byzantine music Byzantine music is the music of the Byzantine Empire composed to Greek texts as ceremonial, festival, or church music.
Canon (hymnography) A canon is a structured hymn used in a number of Eastern Orthodox services.
Chromatic genus In Ancient Greek music theory, the chromatic genus is a genus of the tetrachord characterized by an upper interval of a minor third.
Cochilia The Chochilia, are a kind of a Greek traditional auxiliary percussion instrument.
Cretan lyra The Cretan lyra (Κρητική λύρα) is a Greek pear-shaped, three-stringed bowed musical instrument, central to the traditional music of Crete and other islands in the Dodecanese and the Aegean Archi...
Diatonic and chromatic Diatonic (διατονική) and chromatic (χρωματική) are terms in music theory that are most often used to characterize scales, and are also applied to musical instruments, intervals, ch...
Diatonic genus In ancient Greek music theory, the diatonic genus is the division of the tetrachord from which the modern diatonic scale evolved.
Dimitris Voyatzis Dimitris Voyatzis (Δημήτρης Βογιατζής), born Dimitrios Voyatzis, was a Greek film director, actor, producer, editor, a screenwriter and a folk musician.
Dimotiká Dimotika (the "people's songs"), is a collective name for the folksongs sung on the Greek countryside.
Dionysiakos Dionysiakos (Διονυσιακός Χορός) is a form of Greek dances and customs from ancient Greece.
Diplos Horos The Diplos Horos (Διπλός Χορός) is dance from Messenia in the Peloponnese, Greece.
Dromoi Makam (from the Arabic word مقام) In Turkish classical music, a system of melody types called makam (pl.
Elmaların yongası (song) Elmaların yongası is the arranged form of a Turkish folkloric tune (Türkü) and it is one of the pioneers in Turkish pop music.
Endelekheia Endelekhia (Ενδελέχεια) is a rock band consisting of Dimitris Mitsotakis (lyrics, drums, vocals), Dimitris Leontopoulos (vocals, acoustic guitar), Antonis Dimitriou (electric guitars, vocals), A...
Enharmonic genus The enharmonic genus has historically been the most mysterious and controversial of the three Greek genera of tetrachords.
Entarisi ala benziyor Entarisi ala benziyor (Entarisi ala benziyor)(Arabas perna,Το Μαρουλιώ(Maroulio) and Dimitrula mou),(Lule malësore), is a form of the Balkan folk dance karşılama.Entarisi ala benziyor is a folk ...
Eurovision Song Contest 2006 The Eurovision Song Contest 2006 was the 51st Eurovision Song Contest, held at the Olympic Indoor Hall in Athens, Greece on 18 May (for the semi-final) and 20 May 2006 (for the final).
Famous Macedonia Famous Macedonia (Μακεδονία ξακουστή - Makedonía ksakustí) is a military march, often regarded as the unofficial anthem of the Greek region of Macedonia, and used by the Hellenic Army since ...
Gaitanaki Gaitanaki is a form of a Greek folk dance from Thessaly, Greece.
George Perris George Perris is a half Greek-half French international singer.
Gerontikos Gerontikos, is a Greek dance from Macedonia, Greece.
Greek dances Greek dance Horos is a very old tradition, being referred to by authors such as Plato, Aristotle, Plutarch and Lucian.
Greek folk music Greek folk music includes a variety of Greek styles played by ethnic Greeks in Greece, Cyprus, Australia, the United States and elsewhere.
Greek hip hop Greek Hip Hop, is the chief genre of rap music in Greece.
Greek musical instruments Greek musical instruments, were grouped under the general term of Lyre, all developments from the original construction of a tortoise shell with two branching horns, having also a cross pi...
Greek New Wave The Greek New Wave (Greek: Νέο Κύμα,) was a movement in Greek music that started in the mid-1960s and lasted about a decade.
Greek rock Greek rock performers in the field include Jimi Quidd (born Jimmy Hatzidimitriou, later member of The Dots and producer for Bad Brains), and Pavlos Sidiropoulos, the most important represen...
Guardians of Hellenism The Guardians of Hellenism is a series of albums featuring recordings of traditional Greek music by region, performed by the Hellenic Music Archives Ensemble.
Hasapiko The hasapiko (χασάπικο, meaning “the butcher's dance” from kasap “butcher”) is a Greek folk dance from Constantinople.
Hatzichristos Hatzichristos is a type of a Greek folk dance from Central Greece.
Hellenic Conservatory The Hellenic Conservatory was founded in Athens in 1919 by the composer Manolis Kalomiris.
Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments The Museum of Popular Music Instruments (Μουσείο Ελληνικών Λαϊκών Μουσικών Οργάνων), is a museum and Research Centre for Ethnomusicology in the Lassanis Mansion, Plaka, Athens, Greece.
Music of Crete The music of Crete (Κρητική μουσική) is a traditional form of Greek folk music, also called κρητικά (kritika).
Music of Epirus (Greece) The music of Epirus in the northwest of Greece contains folk songs that are mostly pentatonic and polyphonic, sung by both male and female singers.
Music of Greece The music of Greece is as diverse and celebrated as its history.
Music of Macedonia (Greece) Music of Macedonia is the music of the geographic region of Macedonia, which is a part of the music of whole region of Macedonia.
Music of the Heptanese The music of the Heptanese is the folk music of the geographic and historical region of the Ionian Islands.
Music of Thessaly Music of Thessaly, is the music of the geographic region of Thessalia in Greece.
Music of Thrace Music of Thrace is the music of Thrace, a region in Southeastern Europe spread over southern Bulgaria (Northern Thrace), northeastern Greece (Western Thrace), and European Turkey (Eastern Thrace).
Nama band Nama is a Greek pop/ jazz/new age music group starting their career 1992 with the debut album Nama.
National Conservatoire (Greece) The Greek National Conservatoire (Εθνικό Ωδείο) was founded in Athens in 1926 by the composer Manolis Kalomiris and a number of other notable artists like Charikleia Kalomoiri, Marika Kotopouli,...
Nightclubs in Greece Nightclubs in Greece are divided into two main categories: those with live Greek music, and discotheques or bars playing recorded Greek, American or European music.
Nisiotika Nisiotika (νησιώτικα) is the name of the songs and dances of Greek islands including a variety of Greek styles, played by ethnic Greeks in Greece, Cyprus, Australia, the United States and elsewhere.
Ntames Ntames (ντάμες),is a Cretan folk dance from Rethymno, Greece.
Octave species In early Greek music theory, an octave species (εἶδος τοῦ διὰ πασῶν, or σχῆμα τοῦ διὰ πασῶν) is a sequence of incomposite intervals (ditones, minor thirds, whole tones, semitones of various size...
Opa (dance) Opa, is an expression and dance of the Greek emotion, used inside the Greek traditional dances.
Pairno anasa George Perris (born in Athens, Greece, August 24, 1983) is a half Greek-half French international singer.
Palamakia The Palamakia (παλαμάκια) is a Greek folk dance from Zagorochoria and Tzoumerka in Greece.
Panagiotes the New Chrysaphes Panagiotes the Protopsaltes or Panagiotes the New Chrysaphes was a Greek composer, protopsaltes and poet in Constantinople, the capital of the Ottoman Empire.
Partalos Partalos, is a Greek dance from Macedonia, Greece.
Pentozali The Pentozali or Pentozalis is the trademark folk dance of the island of Crete.
Petros Peloponnesios Petros Peloponnesios, the Lampadarios was a great psaltes, composer and teacher of Byzantine music.
Pidikhtos Pidikhtos, is a Greek folk dance with Cretan origin, dancing in a circle formation.
Polyphonic song of Epirus The Polyphonic song of Epirus is a form of traditional folk polyphony practiced among Albanians, Aromanians, Greeks and Macedonian Slavs in southern Albania and northwestern Greece.
Pyknon Pyknon, πυκνόν, sometimes also transliterated as pycnon (from πυκνός close, close-packed, crowded, condensed;) in the music theory of Antiquity is a structural property of any tetrachord i...
Pythagorean tuning Pythagorean tuning (Πυθαγόρεια κλίμακα) is a tuning of the syntonic temperament in which the generator is the ratio 3:2 (i.e., the untempered perfect fifth), which is 702 cents wide (see the figure labelled "The syntonic tuning continuum" below).
Rebetiko Rebetiko, plural rebetika, (Greek: ρεμπέτικο, and ρεμπέτικα respectively), occasionally transliterated as Rembetiko, is a term used today to designate originally disparate kinds of ...
Rougatsiarikos Rougatsiarikos is a kind of a Greek traditional dance from Thessaly, Greece.
Sirtaki Sirtaki or syrtaki (συρτάκι) is a popular dance of Greek origin, choreographed by Giorgos Provias for the 1964 film Zorba the Greek.
Skiladiko Σκυλάδικο, by Greek laguage meaning "doghouse", also Skiladiko)The term 'skyladiko' in Greek night life bouzoukia has Reconciling with the consumption of large amounts of beverages and throwing flowers.
Skyladiko Skyladiko or Skiladiko, (Σκυλάδικο, meaning "doghouse"), is a derogatory term to describe laiko music or a so-called "decadent" (Greek: παρακμιακό) form of laiko.
Souravli The souravli is a type of duct-flute like aulos made of peg or wood.
Stamoulo Stamoulo (Σταμούλω), is a Greek dance from Aridaia a former municipality of Pella, Greece.
Syrtos Syrtos (Συρτός, also sirtos; plural syrtoi; sometimes called in English using the Greek accusative forms syrto and sirto; from the σύρω, syro, "drag the dance"), is the col...
Tambouras The tambouras (ταμπουράς is a Greek traditional string instrument of Byzantine origin.
Tambourine The tambourine is a musical instrument in the percussion family consisting of a frame, often of wood or plastic, with pairs of small metal jingles, called "zils".
Taqsim Taqsim (تَقْسِيم / ALA-LC: taqsīm; ταξίμι taksimi, taksim) is a melodic musical improvisation that usually precedes the performance of a traditional Arabic, Greek, Middle Eastern, or Tur...
Tetrachord In music theory, traditionally, a tetrachord (τετράχορδoν,) is a series of three smaller intervals that span the interval of a perfect fourth, a 4:3 frequency proportion.
Thaboura The thaboura, is a type of a string instrument, evolved from the Greek musical instrument tambouras.
The Dead Brother's Song The Dead Brother's Song (Το Τραγούδι Του Νεκρού Αδερφού, or most commonly Του Νεκρού Αδερφού) is a Greek poem, considered to be the oldest surviving dimotikó (traditional folk) song of the G...
The Last Drive The Last Drive is a Greek punk garage rock group which formed in 1983, broke up in 1995, and reunited in January 2007.
Thessaloniki Song Festival The Thessaloniki Song Festival, originally the Greek Song Festival was a Greek song festival hosted between 1959–1997 and 2005–2009.