Isokratisses

Cry With Tears Greek-Albanian Songs Of Many Voices

Format: LP
Release Year: 2022

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Isokratisses (Greek for “women who sing the “iso” or “drone”) is a vocal ensemble comprised of eight women who carry the ancient tradition of polyphonic songs from Epirus: a region in northern Greece and southern Albania. Harsh climate and economic conditions have shaped the population of this area, and thus their tradition. These women were nurtured by this archaic music, in that particular environment, and by listening and singing it with their family and friends these songs survive today through generations.

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