Tag Archives: Mikis Theodorakis

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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Emiliano Zapata

    1. Canto General “Emiliano Zapata” is one of Pablo Neruda’s “Canto General” poems. In this blog the Canto General poems used for the oratorio Canto General, composed by Mikis Theodorakis, are available in Spanish, Greek, German, French, English … Continue reading

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Sandino

1. Canto General “Sandino” is one of the Canto General poems. In this blog the Canto General poems used for the oratorio Canto General, composed by Mikis Theodorakis, are available in Spanish, Greek, German, French, English and Dutch. You can … Continue reading

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Lautaro

  1. Canto General “Lautaro” is one of the Canto General poems. In this blog the Canto General poems that have been used for the oratorio Canto General, composed by Mikis Theodorakis are available in Spanish, Greek, German, French, English … 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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