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Greek musical instruments


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Greek musical instruments were grouped


under the general term of Lyre, all developments
from the original construction of a tortoise shell
with two branching horns, having also a cross
piece to which the strings were attached.The
strings varied in number from an original three
to ten or even more in the later period, like the
Byzantine era. Greek musical instruments can be
classified into the following categories:

Music of Greece

Contents
1 Ancient
2 Modern
2.1 String Instruments
2.2 Aerophones
2.3 Percussion instruments
3 See also

General topics
Ancient music Byzantine music Opera Greek
musical system Greek musical instruments
Greek dances Worldwide

Ancient
Aulos
Barbiton
Chelys
Cithara (or Kithara)
Crotalum
Epigonion
Harp
Lyre
Organon
Pan flute (Syrinx)
Pandura
Phorminx
Rhoptron
Salpinx
Psaltery

Genres
Church music (Byzantine) Classical music
Ionian School Greek folk Lako Rock Hip
Hop Punk Greek New Wave (Neo kyma)
Specific forms
Contemporary Entehno Nisiotika Rebetiko
Skiladiko
Media and performance
Music

Arion Awards MAD Video Music

awards

Awards Pop Corn Music Awards

Music

Greek Albums Chart Foreign Albums

charts

Chart Singles Chart

Music

Athens Festival Epidaurus Festival

festivals

Olympus Festival Thessaloniki Song

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Tambourine
Trigonon
Water organ

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Festival
Music

Difono MAD TV (MAD World, Blue)

media

MTV Greece

Modern

Nationalistic and patriotic songs


National

String Instruments

"Hymn to Liberty"

anthem
Regional music

Byzantine lyra (Politiki lyra or


Constantinople lyra)
Baglamas
Bouzouki
Contrabass
Cretan lyra
Karantouzeni
Mandola
Mandolin
Psaltery
Santouri
Laouto (Big and small)
Lavta
Pontian lyra
Tambouras
Thaboura
Tzouras

Related

Cyprus, Pontus, Constantinople, South

areas

Italy

Regional

Aegean Islands Central Greece Crete

styles

Epirus (polyphonic song) Ionian


Islands Macedonia Peloponnese
Thessaly Thrace

Aerophones
Askomandoura
Aulos
Floghera
Karamuza
Lalitsa
Mantura
Souravli
Tsampouna

Percussion instruments
Cochilia
Crotala
Koudounia

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Tambourine (Defi)
Toubeleki
Trigono
Tympano
Zilia

See also
Music of Greece
Greek dances
Greek folk music
Greek Oud Page (http://www.oud.gr)

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