These Greek-island tunes were taught by Georgios Leftheriotis, at the Lark in the Morning music and dance camp, in 2001. It is instructive to note that time signatures can be broken down many different ways, so the 9/8 tune in the list below is not broken down as 3-3-3, but rather as 2-2-2-3.
|Tune||Key||Scale||Rhythm*||Notes of Scale|
|Vegara||G||Hijaz||G Ab – B C – D Eb – F –|
|__??__||Cm||Diatonic Minor||7/8 (SQQ)||C|
|__??__ (slow tune)||G||Hijaz||slow||G Ab – B C – D Eb – F –|
|From a Strange Land||Cm||Diatonic Minor||C|
|Karsilamas||G||Hijaz||9/8 (QQQS)||G Ab – B C – D Eb – F –|
|Boat from the Island||Bb||Major||Bb|
For more information on the scales, see the Greek Scales page.