GEORGE CHR. GIANNAKOPOULOS - THE SONG OF THE GREEKS

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From a young child, in the village, I loved to sing. Of course the songs I sang were none other than the Primary. At that time the village society was closed, as in all the apartments of our country. The songs, lyrics and music were passed on to us by word of mouth by the elders with religious reverence. Of course, one should not think that there was a special course for their teaching. The best teaching was the wedding, the engagements, the baptisms, the Carnival and any manifestation of joy or sorrow. Why, let's not forget that even funerals had their own standard and their own musical theme, the obituaries. So songs were the folk creation to meet the mental needs in every moment of human life. From coming to life to the passage to the other life and beyond, man made songs, which he built and colored appropriately for every occasion. [...] (From the preface of the publication)

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