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Thou singest ye carol

sun 26 apr 2020 11:00 
Composer: Mikis Theodorakis

Evert Jan Nagtegaal and the Art of Song.
Mikis Theodorakis (1925) – A life of Politics and Music.

  1. Mikis Theodorakis – ‘The ballad of the dead brother’ from: Zorba’s Ballet Suite
    Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra and the Hungarian Radio Choir led by Mikis Theodorakis.
  2. Mikis Theodorakis – ‘Romancero Gitano’ lyrics: Federico Garcia Lorca translated to Greek by Odysseus Elytis Antonio Torres Heredia I 2. Chamos apo agapē 3. Antonio Torres Heredia II 4. Hē kalogria hē tsingana 5. Hē pantermē.
    Maria Farantouri vocals, orchestra and, of course, bouzoukis.
  3. 4 songs from: ‘Ta Laïka’ 1 Mia nihterida sti skepi – A bat in the roof 2. I porta mou ine anihti – My door is open  3Kathe proi pou xanarhizi – Each morning that begins again   S’ afto to diskolo kero – In these hard times. Lyrics: Manolis Mitsias
    Antonis Kaloyannis, Maria Dimitriadi and an orchestra led by  Mikis Theodorakis
  4. From: The Ballad of Mauthausen: ‘Ασμα ἀσμάτων’ (Song of Songs). Lyrics: Jâkovos Kambanéllis.
    Maria Farantouri sings together with an orchestra led by Mikis Theodorakis.
  • The Greek texts are spoken by Daphne Penna

 

More information about Mikis Theodorakis you can find on:

 

    • Maria Farantouri & Mikis Theodorakis

    Μιχαήλ Θεοδωράκης

    Mikis and Manolis Mitsias 1999

    Mikis with his wife Myrto Altinoglou

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