Maria Farandouri

Maria Farandouri - 40 Years Farandouri: Recordings 1965-2000 (4CD, 2007)

Maria Farandouri - 40 Years Farandouri: Recordings 1965-2000 (4CD, 2007)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 80 | Complete booklet scans | 4:52:17 | ~ 1,85 Gb & 833 Mb
Label: MINOS-EMI | 5% recovery record | Capitol original masters | Folk, ballads

Maria Farandouri is a greek singer popular worldwide, mainly due to her unique interpretations of Mikis Theodorakis' works. She has a wondeful contralto voice and started her brilliant career in 1965. In this deluxe release you will find original recordings of Farandouri selected from the albums she released in the period 1965-2000. Maria sings Theodorakis, Hadjidakis, Loizos, Karaindrou, Dalla, Piovani and many other famous composers. She sings in many languages and she will offer you almost five delightful hours. The 4th CD contains recordings from her many live performances worldwide. Maria Farandouri is a legend. Enjoy a collection of rare beauty.

Manos Loizos & Maria Farandouri - The Negro Songs (2012)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at March 9, 2012
Manos Loizos & Maria Farandouri - The Negro Songs (2012)

Manos Loizos & Maria Farandouri - The Negro Songs (2012)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 11 | Scans | 30:59 | ~ 254 Mb & 129 Mb
Label: MINOS-EMI | 5% recovery record | First release: 1975 | Genre: Ballads, folk, jazz

Great album of Manos Loizos and one of the most powerful anti-racist works ever recorded. Songs composed at 1965-66 on the lyrics of the poet Yiannis Negrepontis and interpreted by Theodorakis' muse Maria Farandouri with a unique way. Enjoy.
John Williams & Maria Farantouri - Songs of Freedom by Mikis Theodorakis (1996)

John Williams & Maria Farantouri - Songs of Freedom by Mikis Theodorakis (1996)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 14 | Scans | 42:36 | ~ 211 Mb & 105 Mb
Label: Sony Music | 5% recovery record | First release: 1971 | Genre: Ballads, folk, instrumental, classical guitar

Very rare album with some outstanding performances of Mikis Theodorakis' songs and guitar pieces, played at the classical guitar by John Williams and the superb contralto voice of Mikis' muse, Maria Farandouri. Both the 1971 LP and the 1996 CD are out of print worldwide. Enjoy a real gem.
Maria Farantouri - Live (pläne 88 159) (GER 1979) (Vinyl 24-96 & 16-44.1)

Maria Farantouri - Live
FLAC | Artwork | 24Bit 96kHz: 723 MB | 16Bit 44.1kHz: 227 MB
Cat#: pläne 88 159 | Country/Year: Germany 1979
Genre: Chanson, Political Song | Hoster: Hotfile/Filesonic

Maria Farantouri is a Greek singer and also a political and cultural activist. She has collaborated with prominent Greek composers such as Mikis Theodorakis, who wrote the score for Pablo Neruda's Canto General, which Farantouri performed. On 14 March 2010, Alpha TV ranked Farantouri the 18th top-certified female artist in the nation's phonographic era (since 1960).
John Williams - The Guitarist (Complete Columbia Album Collection): Box Set 59CDs (2016)

John Williams - The Guitarist (Complete Columbia Album Collection): Box Set 59CDs (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 7,08 Gb
Label: Sony Music Classical | Release Year: 2016

The new box contains no fewer than three different Williams recordings of that most popular of all guitar works, Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez – from 1964 with the Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra, from 1974 with Barenboim and the English Chamber Orchestra, and from 1983 with Frémaux and the Philharmonia Orchestra – plus a performance of its much-loved Adagio in Williams’s celebrated 1993 “Seville Concert”.

Mikis Theodorakis - Spiritual march & Oedipus Rex (live, 1994)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at Aug. 20, 2013
Mikis Theodorakis - Spiritual march & Oedipus Rex (live, 1994)

Mikis Theodorakis - Spiritual march & Oedipus Rex (live, 1994)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 11 | Scans | 46:46 | ~ 253 Mb & 116 Mb
Label: Polygram | 5% recovery record | First release: 1974 | Folk oratorio for voice, chorus and orchestra

Live recording of two Mikis Theodorakis' works for symphonic orchestra, folk and tenor voices and chorus. The poet Angelos Sikelianos wrote "Spiritual march" and Mikis composed a folk oratorio. The London Symphonic Orchestra is conducted by the composer and the voices are Maria Farandouri, Antonis Kaloyiannis and tenor Yiannis Theoharis. With the participation of New Opera Chorus and GWALIA men chorus. The Ode for Symphonic Orchestra "Oedipus Rex (Tyrannos)", inspired from the homonymous Sophocles' tragedy, is recorded in the three last tracks. Enjoy a rare Theodorakis' album.

V.A. - With the signature of Mikis Theodorakis (3CD, 2013)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at June 9, 2013
V.A. - With the signature of Mikis Theodorakis (3CD, 2013)

V.A. - With the signature of Mikis Theodorakis (3CD, 2013)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 45 | Scans | 2:23:38 | ~ 899 Mb & 363 Mb
Label: FM Records | 5% recovery | Folk, instrumental, soundtrack

A new 3CD collection with songs and music of the great Mikis Theodorakis. The first CD has well known tunes in recent instrumental versions played by a clarinette, a violin and a bouzouki virtuozi, the second has wonderful parts from soundtracks, while in the third CD you will hear the composer himself singing alone and with his muse, Maria Farandouri, from some rare live performances. A collector's item in lossless. Enjoy.

V.A. - The time of Melissanthi by Manos Hadjidakis (2013)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at Feb. 4, 2013
V.A. - The time of Melissanthi by Manos Hadjidakis (2013)

V.A. - The time of Melissanthi by Manos Hadjidakis (2013)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 25 | Scans | 1:04:56 | ~ 429 Mb & 219 Mb
Label: LYRA | 5% recovery record | First release: 1980 | Folk, ballads

"The time of Melissanthi" is one of the most tender works of Manos Hadjidakis. He started working on it since mid 60's and the completed album was released in 1980. This inspirational cycle of songs and instrumental pieces is dedicated by the composer to the "sacred memory of his mother" and the rich arrangement is for 3 voices, a bouzouki player, two choruses, a small millitary band, and an orchestra. The musical genius of Hadjidakis and the charismatic interpretation of Maria Farandouri and Vassilis Lekkas, create a precious gem. Nice booklet with rare photos included. Enjoy.

Mikis Theodorakis - The great songs (10CD, 2012)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at April 30, 2012
Mikis Theodorakis - The great songs (10CD, 2012)

Mikis Theodorakis - The great songs (10CD, 2012)
10CD EAC Rips | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 200 | Scans | 11:08:21 | ~ 4,32 Gb & 1,81 Gb
Label: Bestend AE | Original recordings | Genre: Ballads, folk, world

From the most important greek composer a mega-collection with 200 great interpretations. A real collector's item with the superb melodies and rhythms of Mikis Theodorakis to celebrate the 1st of May. More than 11 hours of wonderful songs and music, with the best voices of the greek musical pantheon. A special gift for all my friends who like greek music of quality. From Mikis with love. Enjoy.

V.A. - The poetry in the greek song (4CD, 2012)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at April 29, 2012
V.A. - The poetry in the greek song (4CD, 2012)

V.A. - The poetry in the greek song (4CD, 2012)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 72 | Scans | 4:06:20 | ~ 1,6 Gb & 599 Mb
Label: LYRA | 5% recovery record | Genre: Ballads, world

Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Hadjidakis, Yiannis Spanos, Stavros Xarhakos, Yiannis Markopoulos, Giorgos Hadjinasios, Dimos Moutsis and other top greek composers, have in their repertoire many songs written on poetry of famous poets. The two greek nobelists Odisseas Elitis and Giorgos Seferis, Nikos Gkatsos, Tasos Livaditis, Yiannis Ritsos and many more from Greece but also Pablo Neruda, Federico Garcia Lorka, Bertold Brecht and other legendary poets from the international pantheon often inspire our composers and the results are among the most sensitive and delicate songs ever written. Enjoy 72 beautiful samples in an outstanding 4CD compilation.