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The ‘musical issue’ at the forefront once again

Nikos Ordoulidis

Nikos Ordoulidis is a lecturer in music at the University of Ioannina, Greece. His research interests revolve around the condition of musical syncretism in popular music. He is a member of the Modern Greek Studies Association and of the International Council for Traditional Music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Musical Nationalism, Despotism and Scholarly Interventions in Greek Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Scholarly Books

...In 1921, Simon Karas leaves Ilea, a region in Peloponnesus, to come to Athens, in order to study at Law School. Soon, however, he abandons his studies, to research, on his own, Greek music, from antiquity to the present...


Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...The term laïkó (pl. laïká) is used in two senses in Greece. In its more general sense it refers to Greek popular music at large. More specifically, it denotes a genre of Greek popular music that developed in the 1940s from various musical...