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Author Presentation: Lament from Epirus, with live music interlude in Cambridge MA

June 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What: Author Presentation: Lament from Epirus, with live music interlude
When: Friday, June 22, 7-9 pm
Where: The Greek Institute, 1038 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, Phone: 617-547-4770

In a gramophone shop in Istanbul, renowned record collector Christopher C. King uncovered some of the strangest—and most hypnotic—sounds he had ever heard. The songs, King learned, were from Epirus, an area straddling southern Albania and northwestern Greece and boasting a folk tradition extending back to the pre-Homeric era. Lament from Epirus is an unforgettable journey into a musical obsession. As King hunts for two long-lost virtuosos—one of whom may have committed a murder—he also tells the story of the Roma people who pioneered Epirotic folk music and their descendants who continue the tradition today.

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Date:
June 22, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

The Greek Institute
1038 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Phone:
617-547-4770