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1st International Interdisciplinary Musicological Conference
The Psaltic Art as an Autonomous Science: Scientific Branches – Related Scientific Fields –
Interdisciplinary Collaborations and Interaction

29 June - 3 July 2014, Volos, Greece


Proceedings (download the book of proceedings - 17 MB)

Keynote Papers

full paper Κωνσταντίνος Χαριλ. Καραγκούνης: Η Ψαλτική Τέχνη ως Αυτόνομη Επιστήμη: Επιστημονικοί Κλάδοι – Συναφή Επιστημονικά Αντικείμενα – Διεπιστημονικές Συνεργασίες, Διαθεματικότητα και Διάδραση

full paper Konstantinos Charil. Karagounis: The Psaltic Art as an Autonomous Science: Scientific branches – Related Scientific fields – Interdisciplinary Collaborations and Ιnteraction

full paper Georgios Kouroupetroglou, Charalampos Papadakos, Gavriil Kamaris, Georgios Chrysochoidis and Ioannis Mourtzopoulos: Optimal Acoustic Reverberation Evaluation of Byzantine Chanting in Churches

full paper Stavros Baloyanis: Psaltic art and the brain: Psaltic art and the brain: The philosophy of the Byzantine music from the perspectives of the neurosciences

full paper Dionysius Bilialis Anatolikiotis: The Psaltic Art as a Liturgical Experience (The interdisciplinary connection between chanting and practical theology)

full paper Δημήτριος Νεραντζής: Συγκριτικές προσεγγίσεις στην παλαιά και νέα σημειογραφία. Ζητήματα ερμηνείας της Βυζαντινής Μουσικής

full paper Michalis Stroumpakis: “Choir along with Bastaktes”. The development of sectors of Byzantine musicology in teaching and practical expression of psalmody. The combination between Theory and performance in the Program of University Ecclesiastical Academy of Herakleion Crete

Conference Papers

full paper Maria Alexandrou: The ‘master of the masters’ through the mirror of music theory - St John Koukouzeles and the protheory of the Papadike

full paper Maria Alexandrou- Study Group for Byzantine Musical Paleography: Byzantine Music for Warrior Saints

full paper Thomas Apostolopoulos: Notes on Psaltiki teaching, Organology and Interval Theory using K. Psahos's "Panarmonion" as a basis

full paper Stavros Baloyianis: The language of the music - Music and the Brain

full paper Jordan Krassimirov Banev: The Eastern Orthodox Chant and Its Epistemological Approach: Possibilities and Limits

full paper fr Alexandrel Barnea: Church Music of Byzantine Tradition - Support and Garment for the Liturgical - Dogmatical Word - A Theological Point of View

full paper Gordana Blagojević: Byzantine church music as a field for ethnological and anthropological research

full paper Antonios Botonakis: The use of Information Communications Technology (ICT) during the learning procedure of Byzantine Chantic Art, and of music as a whole, at the University Ecclesiastical Academy of Heraclion Crete, Department of Ecclesiastical Music and Chantic Art

full paper Alexandra Budu: The Process of Standardization of the Church Music of Byzantine Tradition in Romania

full paper Irina Chudinova: Sound and the Memory of the Place: Soundscapes of the Island Monasteries of the Russian North

full paper Zamfira-Irina Dănilă: Contributions to the adaptation to Romanian of chants in the 3rd volume of the Antologhia by Nectarie Frimu

full paper Costis Drygianakis: Aspects of Psaltiki in the digital world

full paper fr Gregory Edwards: Ecclesiastical Music and Mission

full paper Svetlana Filaretova: Church choir in the religious education system of cadet corps of Russia: lessons from the past

full paper Dimosthenis Fistouris: The art of singing Byzantine chant and the vocal technical issues

full paper Andreas Giakoumakis: Demotic folk music: spread and practical application of new discoveries in the field of demotic Tradition

full paper Emmanouel Giannopoulos: How will anyone understand what you are talking about if your message given in strange tongues is not clear? Tongue and music in the worship of God

full paper Vasiliki Gousi: Analysis of Byzantine Chant - Interdisciplinary approaches

full paper Georgios Hatzitheodorou: Older Dodecanesian Ecclesiastical Musicians (cantors - composers - theoreticians)

full paper Madalina Anamaria Hotoran: The Psaltic Byzantine Chant in Paul Constantinescu’s Creation

full paper Dušanka Jelencović - Vidović: (Public) Feminine Side of Orthodox Sacred Music in Serbia

full paper Charilaos K. Karagounis: Ioannis Anagnostis Kontopoulos - a Pelion Music Teacher andByzantine Hymnographer: his Life and Works

full paper Christos Karydis: Preventive Conservation of Ecclesiastical Archive Material

full paper Antonis Konstantinidis and Athanasios Stogiannidis: Scholarship and tradition, pedagogical aspects and educational problems in Psaltic art

full paper Georgios Konstantinou: An Intervallic Approach to Mode 2

full paper Spyridoula Kostara: The psychology of aesthetic communication

full paper Gregorios Kostaras: Ωραίον καί Aγαθόν

full paper Georgios Kouroupetroglou and Georgios Chrysochoidis: Formant Tuning in Byzantine Chanting

full paper Svetlana Kujumdzieva: The Graeco-Slavic Contacts in Psaltic Art: The Case οf Metropolitan Serafim of Bosnia

full paper Demetrios Lekkas: “I shall open my mouth…” Quantitative prosody, hirmological genus, psaltic chorus leader’s gesture: a common systemic overview

full paper Marina Marcović and Blanka Bogunović: Serbian chant: Aspect of improvisation in a process of krojenje

full paper Bachir Fouad Osta: The Melkite Liturgical Chant, forms and musical structures: Oral and Written tradition

full paper Panagiotes Panagiotides: The Use of Compound Time Measures of Rhythmin Syllabic Compositions in Byzantine Chant: Is it advisable?

full paper Dimos Papatzalakis: Καταλογογράφηση των μουσικών συνθέσεων του Παναγιώτη Χρυσάφη του νέου για το Στιχηράριο του Νέου Καλλωπισμού, βάσει των ευρισκομένων αυτογράφων του

full paper Miltiadis Pappas: The bibliography of Greek Ecclesiastic Music: Reference point - perspectives - organizing - evaluation

full paper fr Nektarios Paris: Stylianos Chourmouzios psaltic interpretation

full paper Ivana Perković: Music in Serbian sacred medieval literature

full paper Andreas Petrakis: The recorded musical expression of Vasileios Nikolaidis in John Protopsaltis Eothina Doxastika

full paper Ioannis Plemmenos: Ecclesiastical music and folklore research: the revival of an old relation

full paper Konstantinos Saitis: Kyriazis Daskaloudis, the composer

full paper Ioannis Sampsakis: Professional Voice and Voice Disorders in Professional Chanters

full paper Konstantinos Siachos: Repertorium of Codex – Writers of Greek Chanting music

full paper Adrian Sîrbu: The kathisma-prosomion “Tον τάφον Σου Σωτήρ”, by Mihalache Bucureșteanul (ms Lavra Z26). Αn Important Argument in Favour of Kathisma Belonging to the Diphonic First Mode (νάος)

full paper Spyridon Skortsis: The sound of prayer in the modern Orthodox Holy Church

full paper Dimosthenis Spanoudakis: Neuromusicology and the Science of Byzantine Chant: An interdisciplinary approach with multiple benefits

full paper Gregorios Th. Stathis: Orthography of Ison, Oligon and Oxeia

full paper Haris Symeonidis: The two hundredth anniversary of the musical reform, as spark for the restatement of the Theory of psaltic art

full paper Agamemnon Tentes: Proposals for a multidisciplinary approach of the musicological branch dealing with Greek Church Music under recent trends in international humanistic research

full paper fr Marius Ţepelea: Aspects regarding music and cult in early Christianity

full paper Achilleas – Apostolos Tigkas: Intercultural relationships of the chanters in Istanbul during the post-byzantine period

full paper Ariadni Tsalouchou: Emotions and virtues in Byzantine Music: Exploring the relevance or complementarity with Positive Psychology- The impact on everyday human life

full paper Konstantinos Vagenas: The composition and performing the hymns with emphasis at the meaning of the lyrics: historical overview and contemporary reality