Category Archives: Choir

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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Canto General: The Bible of Latin America

Canto General is Pablo Neruda‘s tenth book of poems. It was first published in Mexico in 1950, by Talleres Gráficos de la Nación. Neruda began to compose it in 1938. “Canto General” (“General Song”) consists of 15 sections, 231 poems, … Continue reading

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Canto General ~ Spanish ~ English

This post offers the Spanish lyrics, and their English translation, of the poems used in the Canto General Oratorio. For the Greek translation click here. . Canto General is Pablo Neruda’s tenth book of poems. It was first published in … Continue reading

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Mikis Theodorakis and Manos Hadjidakis in New York

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Mikis Theodorakis and the poet Tasos Livaditis

* Tasos Livaditis                                                                           … Continue reading

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