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KANELLATOU, PARASKEVI G., 2007.06. Lamentation in Modern Greek Death Rituals, Review of the Research from the 19th Century till today, Theodosiou, Aspasia (tutor), Arta: Epirus’ Technological Educational Institute, School of Music Technology, Department of Popular and Traditional Music. [DOI: 10.13140/2.1.1053.0242].

Degree Thesis under the guidance of Dr. Aspasia Theodosiou. The study is a bibliographical review of the research papers on Funeral Singing in Modern Greek Death Rituals from the middle of the 19th to the end of the 20th century. “Funeral songs” are studied both as text, either musical or poetic, and in its form as a happening. In the paper, collections and studies are presented which were done by European philhellenes, Greek intellectuals living abroad, Ethnologists, Folklore and Literary experts and Ethnomusicologists. There are also research studies by psychologists and anthropologists’ ethnographies related to the Greek funeral songs and their form. In the appendix to the thesis, there are photographs of several phases of death rituals n Greece.

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