Orpheus Greek band invite you to enjoy the music of a long established and experienced professional Greek and International band based in the south of the UK. You may have seen them on ‘Come Dine With Me‘.
The band is ideal for London parties and weddings but they will consider any environment. The musicians within Orpheus Greek band are first class and there is also an option to book a male dancer for the enjoyment of the evening! Ideal for Greek Restaurants.
Music of Greece is as diverse and celebrated as its history. In ancient Greece, men usually performed choruses performed for entertainment, celebration and spiritual reasons. Instruments included the double-reed aulos and plucked string instruments (like pandura), the lyre, especially the special kind called a kithara.
Orpheus – Greek Band London
International: Contemporary laïkó (σύγχρονο λαϊκό), (laiko-pop) (also called modern laïkó) is currently Greece’s mainstream music genre in today nightlife.
In the 2010s, several new artists emerged. Artists, such as Kostas Martakis, Panos Kalidis, Ioakim Fokas, Stella Kali, Stan, Katerina Stikoudi, Demy and X-Factor contestants such as Konstantinos Argyros, Eleftheria Eleftheriou and Ivi Adamou. (Wikipedia)
Greek folk music is found all throughout Greece Cyprus and several regions of Turkey, as well as among communities in countries like the United States, Canada and Australia.The island of Cyprus and several regions of Turkey are home to long-standing communities of Greeks in Turkey with their own unique styles of music.
The Cretan music theme Zorba’s dance by Mikis Theodorakis (incorporating elements from the hasapiko dance) which appears in the Hollywood 1964 movie Zorba the Greek remains the best-known Greek song abroad.
Singer Mariza Koch was largely responsible for the revival of interest in Nisiótika in the 1970s and 1980s. During the 1990s and 2000s, artists such as Yiannis Parios, Stella Konitopoulou, and the Mythos Band helped this music gain occasional mainstream popularity. (Wikipedia)
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