"The reason, why there are so few Byzantine compositions present in the papadike today, is that nearly all editions are based on Chourmouzios the Archivist, and his exegeseis are so long, that the Orthodox Patriarchates had no practical use for it.…"
"The Bulgarian tradition is fascinating, but with Polish language you are actually closer in grammar and pronounciation to Old Church Slavonic, while modern Bulgarian has abandoned the former declination of nouns. What you have to learn in order to…"
"Thank you, Luca, for this very interesting home production.
A critical edition of Mega Ison was made by Maria Alexandru:
Alexandru, Maria. “Koukouzeles’ Mega Ison — Ansätze Einer Kritischen Edition.” Cahiers de l’Institut Du Moyen-Âge Grec et Latin…"
"Ici par exemple le début de son Ison Oligon. Ma transcription est très approximative et ne reflète que l'essence des signe, en laissant de côté la plupart de l'ornementation.
Naturellement dans la mesure où c'est du Koukouzelis et pas du Glykys...…"
"You will find --online-- tons of neo-byz. versions. But those will not correspond to the medieval ones. The discussion about how much they correspond is open. I don't know of any transcriptions, besides private ones"
"Christoph: don't underestimate a thirty-year work of Marcel Peres in the subject of this repertoire. I was in the audience of Ensemble Organum "concert" (a cycle of masses) when Old Roman Chant was performed and that was a really remarkable moment…"