Music of Macedonia (Greece)

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National anthem"Hymn to Liberty"
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Related areasCyprus, Pontus, Constantinople, South Italy
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The Music of Macedonia is the music of the Greek geographic region of Macedonia, which is a part of the music of whole region of Macedonia. Folk dances in Macedonia include the Macedonia, Hasapiko (found allover Greece), Leventikos, Endeka Kozanis, Stankena, Akritikos, Baidouska, Macedonikos antikristos, Kori Eleni, Partalos, Kleftikos Macedonikos, Mpougatsas, Kastorianos, O Nikolos, Antikrystos, Sirtos Macedonias and Kapitan Louka.

There are also folk songs which make references to the Macedonian Struggle. It is notable the use of brass instruments (called chálkina in local idioma), trumpets and koudounia.

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The use of brass instruments (chálkina) is notable in the music of the region

Folk dances in the Macedonian region of Greece include:

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