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Psarantonis
27-SEP-2011 Jola Dziubinska

Psarantonis

Warsaw, Poland

PSARANTONIS (Greece), at The 7th Cross-Culture Warsaw Festival.

Antonis Xylouris (Greek: Αντώνης Ξυλούρης, 1939-), nicknamed Psarantonis (Greek: Ψαραντώνης) is a Greek composer, singer and performer of lyra,
the bowed string instrument of Crete and most popular surviving form of the medieval Byzantine lyra.
He comes from the mountainous village of Anogeia in Crete and is known for the special timbre of his voice and his lyra playing style.
Apart from the lyra Psarantonis plays various traditional instruments.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
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