3 Greek Dances is an electroacoustic, experimental, ambient music composition. It consists of an introduction and 3 dances (parts), Ipeirotikos, Kritikos and Thrakiotikos.Drawing inspiration from composers of the National Music School, greek music tradition and experimental electronic composition, the piece manages to create a massive musical collage that includes greek folk elements and melodies, imprinting them on atmospheres and wavelengths of electronic frequencies and styles.The work aims to imprint a journey through music traditions, landscapes and sonar atmospheres of the main territories and cultural centres of Greece. Aris Mproutsis, traditional violin, lute (intro, dance 1, 2, 3) Vasilis Gavvaris, bedir, davul (dance 2, 3) Anthi Felekidou, vocals (dance 2)
Efthimis Naoumis (GR)
Efthimis Naoumis was born in Athens in 1999 and began studying cello and music when he was 6 years old with Anastasia Katohianou at Filippos Nakas conservatory. He continued his studies in cello with Ivi Papathanasiou and later with Nikolas Kavakos at the Orpheum Conservatory of Athens, where he also studied chamber music, theory and harmony and history of music. As a cellist, he has collaborated and recorded with various groups and artists, on several genres, while he has also participated in albums and singles and appeared in greek television and radio programs. He is a composer of experimental electroacoustic and ambient music. He has created electronic works, from ambience that combines greek folk elements, to tapes and live electronics. He has also worked on sound and video installations. Since 2017 he has studied at the Music Department of the American College of Greece.