Giorgos Xylouris / Zacharias Spyridakis | Cretan Music

Lutist Giorgos Xylouris (Psarogiorgis) and lyra player Zacharias Spyridakis present a workshop on Cretan music inviting the following instruments: lute, lyra, mandolin, tampoura (sazi), violin, guitar and percussion. A short introduction to the history of Cretan music
and songs will be given, using the lute and the lyra as reference instruments. The two will cover several different techniques, tunings and a wide repertoire. The workshop participants will be grouped into music ensembles, which will perform in concerts during the Music Village. 

The workshop invites musicians playing the instruments mentioned above.