"Between Rembetiko and Moderne" -
The Rembetiko came to Greece from Smyrna (Asia Minor) to Greece in the 1920s and peaked there in the 1930s to 1950s. Music, often referred to as Greek blues, is often about drug addiction, prison and a longing for a lost home. Rembetiko's music has influenced numerous composers, above all Mikis Theodorakis, and has contributed to an extraordinary and very lively musical wealth in Greece and beyond.
The miniatures are divided into two parts. In the first part, certain scales of the Rembetiko are varied with the typical odd rhythms. It ends with the more well-
The miniatures were made between 2017 and 2019. Typical bouzouki scales -
Klaus Jäckle has accompanied the project constructively from the beginning and recorded the pieces. Thank you very much for that.
Thanks also to Robert Lampis (sound engineering) and Herbert Grambihler (design).
Costs: 16 € (incl. 5 € refugee aid and shipping + postage). Playing time: 54 min
Because of its history, the Remebtiko has a current connection to the refugee crisis -
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If you are interested in more Rembetiko music, the CD is recommended: Rembetika, Songs of the Greek Underground, double CD from Trikont Verlag.