Articles about Lament Practices

Modern Laments in Northwestern Greece: Their Importance In Social And Musical Life And The “making” Of Oral Tradition
Musicologist (2017) Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 95-140

Having as a starting point a typical phrase -“all our songs once were laments”- repeated to the researcher during fieldwork, this study aims to explore the multiple ways in which lament practices become part of other musical practices in community ...