Kitsos Harisiadis :: Lament in a Deep Style, 1929-1931

In his new/highly recommended book, Lament From Epirus: An Odyssey Into Europe's Oldest Surviving Folk Music, Christopher C. King delivers a lot of great descriptions of the Epirotic sound, but I think this is my favorite: "[T]he music sounds like women weeping at a grave, like birds crying as they fall from heaven, like the earth is ending . . .

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