Category Archives: Mikis Theodorakis

3. The Eleven Arcadias

This is the third post about Mikis Theodorakis’s song cycle named “Arcadia”. The text of part two and three is a translation of Οι Αρκαδίες του Μίκη Θεοδωράκη. In this part three the eleven Arcadias are listed and enriched with all … Continue reading

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2. The Arcadia of Mikis Theodorakis

“The Arcadia of Mikis Theodorakis” post is a translation of the article: Οι Αρκαδίες του Μίκη Θεοδωράκη, written by Apostolis Giannakidis, Αποστόλης Γιαννακίδης, in the online magazine Orfeas. The fore word of this magazine is written by Tassos P. Karantas,  Τάσος Π. Καραντής, … Continue reading

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1. Arcadia ~ Αρκαδία

Arcadia is a regional unit within the region of Peloponnese, in Greece. Tripoli, the capital of Arcadia, is also the capital city of Peloponnese. The regional unit Arcadia is subdivided into 5 municipalities. One of these five municipalities is Gortyna, … Continue reading

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Mikis Theodorakis in New York (1970)

  In July of 1970, Mikis Theodorakis visited New York City to attend the UN World Youth Assembly (Theodorakis was president of the junta-disbanded Lambrakis Youth Movement, and also of the Patriotic Front). While in NYC, he met with Boston’s … Continue reading

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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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