Category Archives: Μίκης Θεοδωράκης

Maria Farantouri sings Mikis Theodorakis

Translation of the article ~Η Μαρία Φαραντούρη ερμηνεύει Μίκη Θεοδωράκη στο Μέγαρο Μουσικής!~ in Musicity on February 23, 2018 Reason for me to translate this article is the first performance in public, ever, of Andalusia, also written as Andalucia, an arrangement/transcription … Continue reading

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Arja Saijonmaa, part three

There are in total three posts about Arja Saijonmaa/Mikis Theodorakis and these are all three interrelated. Arja Saijonmaa’s influencer: Mikis Theodorakis Theodorakis’ Songs Singers Arja Saijonmaa, part three ~ In a serial of two former posts the puzzle Arja Saijonmaa … Continue reading

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Theodorakis’ Songs Singers

Many, mostly Greek, song singers have interpreted Mikis Theodorakis’ songs. Probably all of them. To name them all would make the list too long. Therefore some of them: remarkable, unique, excellent, highly talented interpreters and what makes me compare them … Continue reading

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Electra, the film

A critical view on the film Electra as a creation based on the Greek mythology, and the effects of the role of mythology in the fatalistic Greek belief system. This belief system is comparable with a prison that keeps Greece away … Continue reading

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Epitaphios – Ritsos – Theodorakis

  It was May 1936, a time when widespread industrial action and protests rocked Greece. One, a rally by striking tobacco workers in Thessaloniki, ended in bloodshed, with 12 dead, among them 25-year-old Tasos Tousis. On May 10, the day … Continue reading

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