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Dodecanese Islands

Aegean Islands
Dodecanese

The Dodecanese Islands became apart of Greece in 1948. Their music is also characteristically lighthearted, but has been influenced by the Venetians and the immigrated Cretans who fled Turkish Occupation. The instruments commonly heard in their music are santouri, violi, klarino, lavouto.


DANCES:

  • Syrto
  • Ballos
  • Issos
  • Sousta Rodou
  • Trata
  • Argos Nisirou
  • Pidixtos
  • Sousta Simis

 

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Updated on july 22, 2006