Modern Greek Studies Association


Prof. Grammenos Karanos

Assistant Professor of Byzantine Liturgical Music

Hellenic College / Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

Degrees

Ph.D.  2011·University of Athens·(Musicology)

M.B.A. 2004·Boston University·(General Management)

B.A.    1997·Harvard University·(Government)

Principal Publications

Τὸ Καλοφωνικὸν Εἱρμολόγιον [The Kalophonic Heirmologion], Ph.D. dissertation [in Greek], University of Athens, Greece, 2011 (forthcoming).

Foreword to 3rd Edition of Katy Romanou’s English Translation of Chrysanthos of Madytos’ Great Theory of Music, Axion Estin Foundation, New York, December 2014.

“Poetic and Musical Imagery in Kalophonic Heirmoi to the Theotokos,” in Church Music and Icons: Windows to Heaven, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Orthodox Church Music, International Society for Orthodox Church Music, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland, 3-9 June 2013, pp. 429-440.

“The Kalophonic Heirmos (16th–21st Centuries): A Musical Genre’s Transformation,” in Hellenic Open University. Scientific Review of Post-Graduate Program ‘Studies in Orthodox Theology,’ Vol. 3, Hellenic Open University Editions, Patra 2012, pp. 181-198.

“Macarie the Hieromonk’s Cultivation of the Kalophonic Heirmos in Romania,” in Hellenic Open University. Scientific Review of Post-Graduate Program ‘Studies in Orthodox Theology,’ Vol. 2 Fetschrift Honoring Metropolitan John Zizioulas of Pergamon, Hellenic Open University Editions, Patra 2011, pp. 219-245.

“A Brief Overview of the Psaltic Art,” Introduction to Garinis, Aristidis, and Kehagias, Demetrios, Byzantine Music Theory and Practice, Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, New York 2011, pp. iii-xi.

Hellenic College
Music Department
50 Goddard Avenue
Brookline, Massachusetts
02445 USA

617 731 3500 or 617 850 1253

Fax: 617 850 1477

Areas of Specialization

Byzantine Music

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

Byzantine Chant
History of Byzantine Chant
Advanced Theory of Byzantine Chant

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