Synonyms for tsamikos or Related words with tsamikos
Examples of "tsamikos"
") or Kleftikos () is a popular traditional folk dance of Greece, done to music of 3/4 meter.
Music of Thessaly is the music of the geographic and historical region of Thessaly () in Greece. Folk dances from Thessaly are slow and stately, and include: Kalamatianos, Thessalikos, Dionysiakos, koftos, Sirtaki, Kalamatiano,
, kleistos, kangeli, gaitanaki,
, Pilioritikos, svarniara, sta tria, karagouna, Kleistos, zeibekiko, Rougatsiarikos, Tsamiko of Deskati, antikrystos and galanogalani.
Folk songs from Thessaly are slow and stately, and include dances like the kalamatianos, thessalikos, koftos, kalamatiano,
, kleistos, kangeli, gaitanaki, pilioritikos, svarniara, sta tria, karagouna and galanogalani.
Roumelian dances tend to be slow and controlled. The clarinet is the main instrument in this region. The main dances of this region are "
" (in which the leader performs energetic leaps) and "kleftiko".
Distinctive songs include lament songs (mirolóyia), shepherd's songs (skáros) and drinking songs (tis távlas). The clarinet is the most prominent folk instrument in Epirus, used to accompany dances, mostly slow and heavy, like the menousis, fisouni, podhia, sta dio, sta tria, zagorisios, kentimeni, koftos, yiatros and
In Epirus, folk songs are pentatonic and polyphonic, sung by both male and female singers. Distinctive songs include mirolóyia (mournful tunes), vocals with skáros accompaniment and tis távlas (drinking songs). The clarinet is the most prominent folk instrument in Epirus, used to accompany dances, mostly slow and heavy, like the
, koftos, menousis, fisouni, podia, sta dio, sta tria, zagorisios, kentimeni, metsovitikos, iatros.
In Greece the dance is called "Osmantakas" or "Samantakas" and it is danced in Epirus. It is one of nine basic dancing genres (the other being
, Syrtos in 3 steps, Syrtos in 2 steps, Pogonisios, Zagorisios, Kleftes, Fezodervenagas, Berati) of Epirus. The Osmantakas dancing genre has its distinct dacing style, it's exclusively danced in the correspondent song and it's not to be confused with any other dancing genre in Epirus. Apart from the traditional 8-measure motif, today it is also performed in a 4-measure motif, very similar to the Pogonios. In the typical fashion in the music of Epirus the specific song may sometimes be interrupted at the end and end up in Syrtos or
rhythm. A general classification of the dancing genres in Zagori region of Epirus can classify Osmanatakas, as well as the Berati, Kleftes, Perdikomata, as variations of Tsamiko. This dance is supposed to have been the dance of the Souliotes.
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