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Road to rembetika

Gail Holst-Warhaft

Road to rembetika

music of a Greek sub-culture songs of love, sorrow and hashish

by Gail Holst-Warhaft

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Published by Denise Harvey and Company in Athens .
Written in English


Edition Notes

English text.

StatementGail Holst.
SeriesRomiosyni
ContributionsREMBETIKA.
The Physical Object
Pagination175p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20706093M

  According to Gail Holst, author of Road To Rembetika - Music of a Greek Sub-culture, Songs of Love, Sorrow & Hashish, 'Pre-war rembetika is hashish music', meaning the songs and the music played in the taverns of the port of Piraeus in Greece during the s and s was ika was the voice of the dispossessed, of those who held a Author: John Serpico. "Road to rembetika" is the first book in English to attempt a general survey of the world of the "rembets", who smoked hashish while they played the bouzouki and danced the passionate "zembekiko" to release their emotions. It is an enthusiastic introduction to the subject, written by an Australian musician who first came to Greece in and.

Like the blues, the rembetika were the music of outsiders, who developed their own slang and their own forms of expression. Road to Rembetika was the first book in English to attempt a general survey of the world of the 'rembetes' who smoked hashish and danced the passionate introspective zebekiko to release their : Gail Holst. Below are some books I recommend and online resources for the study of rebetika. G. Holst, Road to Rembetika is the best introductions to rebetika in English. Holst’s book contains additional bibliography and you can be on your way from there. Her book also contains CD suggestions, dozens of song translations, and some nice original documents.

Preface to the fourth edition9 Acknowledgements 15 1 Turning on to the rembetika 17 2 Piraeus in the s — the road starts 27 3 The world of a rembetis — Markos Vamvakaris 37 4 Rembetika high — Smyrna style and Piraeus style 51 5 The Indian summer of the rembetika: the war years and Tsitsanis 63 6 The bones of the rembetika: roads and modes   Click to download ?book=Read Road to Rembetika: music of a greek sub-culture, songs of love, sorrow and hashish PDF READ Ebook.


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The author Gail Holst, an Australian musician and writer who first came to Greece in and who has continued to perform and write about Greek Brand: Denise Harvey (Publisher).

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The Road to Rembetica (Book & CD) The companion CD includes 17 tracks by the Legends of Rembetika, including performances by Sortira Bellou, Vassilis Tsitsanis, Kostas Roukounas, Rosa Eskenazi, Markos Vamvakaris, Stratos Payioumdzis, Yorgos Batis, Markos, Kalfopoulos and others.

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Published by Denise Harvey & Company, Athens. Published by Denise Harvey & Company, Athens. From the back cover: "Rembetika, the music which began in the jails and hashish-dens of Greek towns and became the popular bouzouki music of the 30's, 40's and Seller Rating: % positive.

Road to Rembetica is the first book in English to attempt a general survey of the world of the rembetes who smoked hashish and danced the passionate, introspective zebebekiko to release their emotions. Includes the words and translations to over 80 classic sngs.

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Road to rembetika: music from a Greek sub-culture, songs of love, sorrow and hashish. [Gail Holst]. Music Of A Greek Sub-Culture, Songs Of Love, Sorrow And Hashish By Gail Holst This Page Book By Cornell Mediterranean Studies Scholar, Gail Holst, Is The First And Most Thorough Account Of The Music Known As Rembetica.

Songs That Were Sung In The Poor Quarters Of Smyrna, Istanbul And The Ports Of Greece In The Late 19Th Century And Became The. Road to Rembetika was the first book in English to attempt a general survey of the world of the rembetes who smoked hashish and danced the passionate, Reviews: Rebetiko, plural rebetika (Greek: ρεμπέτικο, pronounced and ρεμπέτικα pronounced [reˈbetikɑ] respectively), occasionally transliterated as rembetiko or rebetico, is a term used today to designate originally disparate kinds of urban Greek music which have come to be grouped together since the so-called rebetika revival, which started in the s and developed further Music awards: Arion Awards, MAD Video Music.

Road to Rembetika: Music of a Greek Sub-Culture, Songs of Love, Sorrow and Hashish: Gail Holst: Books - 5/5(4). «Road to Rembetika» is the first book in English to attempt a general survey of the world of the «rembets», who smoked hashish while they played the bouzouki and danced the passionate «zembekiko» to release their emotions.

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In summation, Road To Rembetika, if supplemented with a basic knowledge of 19th and early 20th century manifestations of Greek and Turkish rural music, is an excellent primer and foundation text for the study of early popular Greek urban music.

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We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Jews bouzouki 24 30 That was, in part, a role that Gail Holst's Road to Rembetika would serve.

Granted, it is somewhat strange to review a book that was first published 37 years ago but this new fourth edition contains a CD companion produced by Traditional Crossroads, a label that specializes in Middle-Eastern and Balkan music.

Her first book, Road to Rembetika: Music of Greek Sub-culture was published in Holst-Warhaft wrote the script for a prize-winning documentary film based on her book that was narrated by Anthony Quinn (Rembetika: The Blues of Greece).The book has been translated into Greek, Turkish and German, and will soon appear in French.Serving you ROOTS MUSIC since San Pablo Avenue • El Cerrito, CA   1 Minore Tou Teke () - Ioannis Chalkias 2 San Ejiriza Apo Tin Pilo () - Papazoglu / Stratos 3 Oli i rembetes tou ntounia () - Markos Vamvakaris 4 To charemi Sto Chamam () - Anestis.