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Department of Music Studies



Historical and Systematic Musiclogy

Tel.:0030 210 7277478

Room: 922

Floor: 9th

Contact: Tuesday & Wednesday 13.00-15.00




He was born in Athens in 1969. He holds a Ph.D. in Historical Musicology awarded by the University of Athens (2002). After three years of postgraduate studies at the University of Birmingham (U.K.), he was awarded the degrees of M.A in Musicology (1996) and M.Phil in Baroque Paleography and Editing (1998). He is also a graduate of the University of Piraeus (Department of Economics), graduate of the ‘National Conservatory’ (Diploma in Theory of Music). 


Academic Career

He is currently working on two international projects concerning the production of critical editions of high Renaissance (CMME) and early Baroque music (ASCIMA), in cooperation with the University of Utrecht, and the Universities of Birmingham and Heidelberg, respectively. His Critical Edition of Psalmi ad vesperas (1694) of Giovanni Paolo Colonna was performed and recorded (CD, by Houston Chamber Choir (2012). Additionally, he is responsible for the Critical Editions of the newly founded project of Study and Publication of Greek Music run by the Sector of Historical and Systematic Musicology. As a Lecturer, he also taught at the Music Department of the School of Fine Arts at the Aristotle University of Salonica (2004-2005). 


Research interests

Secular and sacred music of the seicento and late Renaissance, keyboard music from the 16th to 18th centuries, and Theory and Analysis concerning the same period.



Undergraduate courses:  
• Brief history of western music I
• Claudio Monteverdi and his era
• Greek composers of the Renaissance  
Postgraduate courses:
• Editing and performance practice of music from the 16th and 17th centuries   



• Giovanni, Paolo Colonna: Psalmi ad vesperas (1694), Critical Edition (WLSCM 18), 2010.
• Carlo, Donato Cossoni: Letanie e quattro Antifone dell’anno (1671), Critical Edition (WLSCM 22), 2011.
• Giovanni Valentini: Secondo Libro de Madrigali a 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, & 11, concertati con voci, et istromenti (1616), Critical Edition (ASCIMA), 2012.  
• Giovanni Valentini: Musiche concertate con voci, et istromenti, a 6, 7, 8, 9, & 10, con basso continuo (1619), Critical Edition (ASCIMA), 2013. 
• Francesco Londariti (c 1518-1572) & Francesco De Laudis (?): Opera Omnia, Critical Edition (Workshop of Study and Publication of Greek Music, Music Department, University of Athens), 2015.
• Giovanni Valentini: Missa St Bernardi, Missa Ferdinandi & Missa Coronationis, Critical Edition (WLSCM), 2016 (forthcoming).
• Parody Masses from the Chapels of Albrecht V and Karl II: A complete edition of Annibale Padovano's first book of five-voice masses (1573) along with masses from Munich manuscripts by Andrea Gabrieli, Ivo de Vento, and Anton Gosswein, (CMME 7), 2016 (forthcoming).

Representative Publications

• ‘Psalmi ad Vesperas (1694) of Giovanni, Paolo Colonna: an echo of glory from Bologna at late 17th century’, Musikos Logos, vol. A/ issue ii (2000), 2-22.
• ‘Melodic instruments: role and profile in vocal compositions at the books of concertato secular music printed in Italy (1605-40)’, Musicologia, xvi (2002), 92-123.
• ‘Montevrdi’s stile concitato: some later indications’, Musicologia, xvii (2003), 140-183.
• ‘British higher music education’, Musicologia, xviii (2003), 75-80.
• ‘The Choice of analytical instruments, and the evaluation of analysis in the approach of early baroque music’, Music Analysis and Interpratation, (2nd International Congress of Musicology, Athenian Megaron of Music, 4-6 November 2003), Institute of Athenian Megaron of Music (Athens), 2006, 47-65.
• The Music of 16th and 17th centuries through the sources of the Great Music Library ‘Lilian Voudouri’, Lecture Series Collections of the Great Music Library ‘Lilian Voudouri’ (4-12-2007),  • ‘Antonio Greco: Another Greek composer of the Italian Renaissance?’, memorial volume for Professor George Amargiannakis (Athens) 2013, 226-244.