Review of Theory and Praxis of Music

Pyrros Bamichas

Assistant Professor of Music History, University of Athens. 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) and one of the founding members of the Greek Musicological Society. 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, Heidelberg and Rome, respectively. His Critical Edition of Psalmi ad vesperas (1694) of Giovanni Paolo Colonna was performed and recorded (CD, for the first time 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).