Giannopoulos Emmanouil


Assistant Professor


  • Degree in Physical Education (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1988)
  • Degree on Byzantine music (New Conservatory of Thessaloniki, 1989)
  • Diploma on Byzantine music (Municipal Conservatory of Thessaloniki, 1993)
  • Degree in Hellenic Palaeography (1993)
  • Degree in Theology (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1994)
  • Postgraduate Diploma titled Christian Archaeology and Liturgics-Byzantine Music (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1999)
  • Thesis: The flourishing of Psaltic Art in Crete (1566-1669) (supervisor Professor Gregorios Th. Stathis), Department of Music-University of Athens, 2001.


Post: School of Music Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki
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Byzantine Music with a specialization on Psaltic (Chanting) Art

Research interests

  • Handwritten and printed tradition of the Psaltic Art
  • The New Method of the Psaltic notation (AD 1814 onwards)
  • The relevance between word (lyrics) and melody on Byzantine music
  • Psaltic and musicological approach of the Byzantine music's various kinds and genres
  • Great composers and their musical work


  • Theory and practice of the chanting art
  • Handwriting and printed tradition of the chanting repertory
  • Hirmologion and Sticherarion. Chanting and musicological approach
  • The importance of the New Method of Chanting Art (AD 1814) for the Hellenic musical tradition
  • Monuments of the Art. Manuscripts of the Byzantine and post-Byzantine music
  • Word (lyrics) and music. Two unbreakable components of the Chanting expression
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