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)  

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).

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.

Mikis Theodorakis - Directs Miki Theodoraki Vol 2 (2008)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at Feb. 25, 2012
Mikis  Theodorakis - Directs Miki Theodoraki Vol 2 (2008)

Mikis Theodorakis - Directs Miki Theodoraki Vol 2 (2008)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 21 | Scans | 1:00:41 | ~ 420 Mb & 158 Mb
Label: Polydor | First release: 1971 | Original recordings | Genre: Greek folk songs

The second volume of the collector's series "Mikis Theodorakis directs Miki Theodoraki" with original recordings from the early song cycles of the legendary composer. In this album you will find recordings from "Romancero Gitano", "Songs for Andreas", "Mythology" and "18 Little Songs of my Bitter Country". The singers are, the young at 1971, Antonis Kaloyiannis and Maria Dimitriadi. Enjoy one more rare gem by Mikis Theodorakis.
Mikis Theodorakis - Canto General (1974) Columbia/2C 066-13006 - Gatefold Sleeve/FR Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Mikis Theodorakis/Pablo Neruda - Canto General
Label: Columbia/2C 066-13006 | Release: 1974 | Genre: Cantata
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz

This large-scale work by Theodorakis sets the poems of Pablo Neruda to an orchestral score.

V.A. - Paraloga by Manos Hadjidakis (2013)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at Feb. 20, 2013
V.A. - Paraloga by Manos Hadjidakis (2013)

V.A. - Paraloga by Manos Hadjidakis (2013)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 12 | Full booklet scans | 41:20 | ~ 282 Mb & 157 Mb
Label: LYRA | 5% recovery record | First release: 1976 | Folk

A very special and rare work of Manos Hadjidakis with beautiful music and songs interpreted mainly by Maria Farandouri. What makes this album unique is the participation as singers of Melina Merkouri, Dionysis Savopoulos and the great Mikis Theodorakis himself. The two sacred monsters of greek music, Manos Hadjidakis and Mikis Theodorakis together. Enjoy.

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

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.
Arts of Wonder: Enchanting Secularity - Walter De Maria, Diller + Scofidio, James Turrell, Andy Goldsworthy(Repost)

Arts of Wonder: Enchanting Secularity - Walter De Maria, Diller + Scofidio, James Turrell, Andy Goldsworthy by Jeffrey L. Kosky
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0226451062 | 224 Pages | EPUB | 24.08 MB