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A Live Performance!
GREAT MUSICAL HITS OF GREECE
MEGALES EPITUCIES TOU ELLHNIKOU TRAGOUDIOU
POPULAR & REBETIKA
ELAFRA KAI REMPETIKA
Audio CD Album
Hellenic Music Foundation, Inc. was founded in 1997 to promote, advance and preserve the full spectrum of the Greek Musical Heritage, worldwide. The songs in this collection represent some of the most beautiful popular melodies and REBETIKA which express the deepest feelings of the Greek sensibility.
1. TORA POU SE GNORISA * (Now that I know you) N. Gounaris
2. MEDLEY: KI'APO TOTE TIN ANIXI * (Since then in Springtime) N. Gounaris / Ev. Hatzis
HRISOPRASINO FILO (Golden Green Leaf of Cyprus) M. Theodorakis / L. Malenis
3. KOKINO GARIFALO (Red Carnation) N.Ignatiadis -- C. Gajdjis / K. Zallas and choir
4. O METIKOS (METEQUE) (The Wanderer) G. Moustaki Greek lyrics: D. Christodoulou --- Constantine Gajdjis, solo
5. ARNISIS (Denial) M. Theodorakis / G. Seferis
6. OMORFI MOU KATERINA * (My beautiful Katerina) Sp. Papavasiliou / L. Teazis
7. DIO PALIKARIA AP TO AIVALI (Two guys from Aivali) Ap. Kaldaras / Pithagoras
8. JAMAICA M. Loizos / L. Papadopoulos
9. ANOULA TOU HIONIA (Oh, Anna, I won't be with you in the wintertime) M. Tokas / S. Alivizatos --- C. Gajdjis and choir
10. MEDLEY: FTOHOLOGIA * (The poor and the downtrodden)
APONI ZOI * ( Heartless Life) St. Xarhakos / L. Papadopoulos
11. TO MINORE TIS AVGIS (Lullaby at dawn) Sp. Peristeris / M. Matsas --- Katia Zallas, solo
12. O ANTONIS O VARKARIS * (Antonis, the boatman) Sp. Peristeris / M. Matsas
13. MEDLEY: MARIA MADALENA Sp. Peristeris
I AMAXA MES STI VROHI ( A carriage in the rain) Ap. Hatzihristos / H. Vassiliadis
14. ZOUSA MONAHOS HORIS AGAPI * (I lived alone without love) D. Gogos
15. LIGA PSIHOULA AGAPIS SOU GIREVO * (A few crumbs of love) St. Tzouganakos / K. Virvos
16. TO GELEKAKI (The little vest) Sp. Olandezos / G. Theodorakis --- Alexandra Skendrou, and Choir
17. SINEFIASMENI KIRIAKI (Gloomy Sunday) V. Tsitsanis
18. ZOUSA MONAHOS HORIS AGAPI * (I lived alone without love) D. Gogos --alternate interpretation.
* Arranged by Constantine Gajdjis
Numbers 1-3, 5-10, 12-15 and 17-18 Performed by members of the SS. Catherine & George Greek Orthodox Church Choir of Astoria and the Archdiocesan District Federation of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians.
Music Director: Constantine Gajdjis
Soloists: Katia Zallas, soprano
Alexandra Skendrou, soprano
Constantine Gajdjis, tenor
Instruments: violin, bouzouki, keyboard and drums
Produced by The Hellenic Music Foundation, Inc.
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