- Mikaela Minga
Albanian town. Until the early 1900s under Ottoman Rule. It is one of the oldest settlements in Albania. Two records of liturgical musical manuscripts, the earlier in 1292 and the other from the 19th century are the oldest traces of Orthodox sacred music in Berat. During Ottoman rule, musical life shared common features with that of other imperial towns in the area. The life of professional musicians, primarily ethnic Rom, was related to the ...