Kostas Mountakis - Horos Syrtos Haniotikos (Cretan Lyra)


Kostas Mountakis
Song Name: Horos Syrtos Haniotikos (Cretan Lyra)
By: Kostas Mountakis ( Κώστας Μουντάκης )
Country: Greece
Song Local Name: Not available
Album: Greek Folk Bowed Instruments
Link to buy: iTunes
Genre: Greek folk music , folk music of Greece , traditional music of Greece , folk music of Crete , Cretan folk music , byzantine lyra
Date Added: 26 Apr 2017
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Horos Syrtos Haniotikos (Cretan Lyra) by Kostas Mountakis is part of folk music tradition in/by Greece. Folk Music of Greece is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with Horos Syrtos Haniotikos (Cretan Lyra) (or folk music of Greece), other than checking Greece you can also check music of Cyprus and Turkey. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

The Byzantine lyra or lira was a medieval bowed string musical instrument in the Byzantine Empire. In its popular form the lyra was a pear-shaped instrument with three to five strings, held upright and played by stopping the strings from the side with fingernails. Remains of two actual examples of Byzantine lyras from the Middle ages have been found in excavations at Novgorod one dated to 1190 AD.

Song: Horos Syrtos Haniotikos (Cretan Lyra)
Album: Greek Folk Bowed Instruments
Artist: Kostas Mountakis

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