Chorus & Mandolins - The most beautiful serenades (2CD, 2012)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 32 | Scans | 1:48:51 | ~ 724 Mb & 266 Mb
Label: General Publications Company | 5% recovery record | Original recordings | Genre: Serenades, world, ethnic
"Cantades" (from the latin verb "cantare"), are a special kind of serenades with Italian origin, imported in Greece through the Ionian islands that were under Italian occupation till 1860. These songs are aranged for poly-phonic choruses and guitar and mandolin ensembles. They were very popular in Greece till 1950, and it was very common for the young men of Corfu, Zakinthos and Kefalonia to walk in the streets at night and sing love seranades under the window of the beautiful girls. This collection contains 32 beautiful serenades, interpreted by the original choruses and mandolis of the 50's. Let the wonderful music travel you back, to the romantic years of the "Cantades".