Nikos Xylouris (Νίκος Ξυλούρης), nicknamed Psaronikos (Ψαρονίκος) was one of the most talented voices and composers…
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One of Crete’s greatest cultural exports, Antonis Xylouris (aka Psarantonis) born on this day, 6 September 1937 is a Greek composer, singer and performer of lyra, the bowed string instrument of Crete and most popular surviving form of the medieval Byzantine lyra.
Accomplished musician and singer, Michael Platyrrahos is sought after internationally for his performances on the lyra, viololyra, lyraki, lute and mandolin and has spent a lifetime dedicated to preserving and perpetuating the unique musical and cultural traditions of Crete.
For the past few years, Joy De Guzman has been collaborating with academics and musicians in producing and presenting the music that, through scientific as well as intuitive interpretation, they believe is the closest thing they can reproduce according to its creation millennia ago.