The Hellenic Festival, 2004-11-06
NamesPally, Alan J. (Producer)Dafnomilis, Alekos (Librettist)Moore, Teresa (Soprano) (Singer)Kavrakos, Dimitri (Singer)Astrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010 (Performer)Astrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010 (Commentator)Papayiannopoulou, Tania (Performer)Xylas, Yannis (Performer)New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Production company)New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Presenter)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts lecture/concert series
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2004-11-06Place: New York
Table of ContentsGesang der Apollopriesterin, op. 33, no.2 / Richard Strauss (Moore, Xylas) -- Three excerpts from Dances from the Greek Islands, for two pianos / Yannis Konstantinidis (Papayiannopoulou, Xylas) -- "Wo war ich? Tot?", from the opera Ariadne auf Naxos / R. Strauss -- "O Gero Dimos", from the opera Markos Botsaris / Pavlos Karrer (Kavrakos, Xylas) -- Frühlingsfeier = Spring celebration, op. 56, no. 5 / R. Strauss (Moore, Xylas) -- Vergina: Suite, for two pianos / Panos Triantafyllidis (Papayiannopoulou, Xylas) -- Intermission -- Variations on a Hellenic folk song, for two pianos / Charles Spinks (Papayiannopoulou, Xylas) -- Excerpts from the oratorio The youth of Alexander the Great. Aria of Olympias (Moore, Astrinidis). Aria of Filipos (Kavrakos, Astrinidis) / Nikos Astrinidis ; lyrics by Alexandros Daphnomilis -- Rhapsodie Chypriote, op. 11 ; Danse Antillaise, for two pianos / N. Astrinidis (Astrinidis, Xylas)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LVH 2421
TopicsAlexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C. -- Songs and musicPiano music (Pianos (2))Music -- GreeceOperas -- Excerpts, ArrangedSuites (Pianos (2))Oratorios -- Excerpts, ArrangedVariations (Pianos (2))Rhapsodies (Music)Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Gesänge, orchestra acc, op. 33. Gesang der ApollopriesterinConstantinidis, Yannis, 1903-1984. Tan︠t︡sa ot gru︠t︡skite ostrovi. SelectionsStrauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Ariadne auf Naxos. Schönes warKarrer, Paulos, 1829-1896. Marcos Botsaris. Gero dimosStrauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Lieder. op. 56, FrühlingsfeierTriantafyllidis, Panos. VerginaSpinks, Charles. Variations on a Greek folk songAstrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010. Neanika chronia toy Megaloy Alexandroy. SelectionsAstrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010. Kypriakē rapsōdiaAstrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010. Dance Antillaise
NotesStatement of responsibility: presented by New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center ; Alan J. Pally, producer.Funding: "This program is part of The Hellenic Festival, presented by The New York Public Library in association with the Queens Library and other arts organizations. The Festival runs from October 2004-April 2005 and includes exhibitions, dance, theater, and music performances, films, workshops, lectures, and a host of other events. The Hellenic Festival is made possible by a generous grant from the Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation" -- Program.Content: House program (6 p.), including biographical information about the performers and partial English translation of texts, available on request.Performers: Teresa Moore, soprano ; Dimitri Kavrakos, bass ; Nikolas Astrinidis, composer/piano ; Tania Papayiannopoulou, Yannis Xylas, piano.Venue: Videotaped, Nov. 6, 2004, the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y.Additional physical form: Archival original: 1 videocassette (VHS) (133 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in., in *LVH 2421.Language: Sung in various languages, announced in English.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (133 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionIncludes commentary by Nikos Astrinidis, Romanian born modern Greek composer, who introduces his musical works, such as Alexander the Great, and two piano pieces.
Type of ResourceMoving image
LanguagesEnglishGermanGreek, Modern (1453-)
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19334069Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 050b2120-e87b-0131-da7f-3c075448cc4b
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