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The Hellenic Festival, 2004-10-30
Pally, Alan J. (Producer)
Zambathas, Koulis (Lyricist)
Voutsikakis,Theodoros (Lyricist)
Astrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010 (Arranger)
Tzanis, Yiannis (Lyricist)
Palamas, Kōstēs, 1859-1943 (Lyricist)
Astrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010 (Commentator)
Styliani (Performer)
Styliani (Arranger)
Xylas, Yannis (Performer)
Skendrou, Alexandra (Performer)
Yiannoudes, Kathy (Performer)
Yiannoudes, Constantinos (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 / Origin
Date Created: 2004-10-30
Place: New York
Table of Contents
Orpheus with his lute / R. Vaughan Williams (Tartsinis, Xylas) -- Archaic miniature / Yeoryios Kazasoglou ; poem by Koulis Zambathas (Skendrou, Tartsinis, Xylas) -- Pythikos nomos: Spondeion (utilization of the 1st Delphic Hymn to Apollon, c. 138 B.C.) / Brian Elias (Tartsinis, Xylas) -- Aeolian song / Warren Benson (Tartsinis, Xylas) -- Nychtōnei = Night falls / Dimitris Michailidis ; poem by Theodoros Voutsikakis (Skendrou, Xylas) -- From Love and death in the chalice of wine: I don't care for riches ; The three muses ; Dyonysos / Nikos Astrinidis ; lyrics by Yiannis Tzanis (K. Yiannoudes, C. Yiannoudes, Xylas) -- Intermission -- Orpheus with his lute / William Schumann (Tartsinis, Xylas) -- Two Greek folk songs: Gerakina = The girl from Gerakina ; Ena Karavi apo tin Chio = A ship from Chios / arr. by N. Astrinidis (Tartsinis, Xylas) -- Mia Neraida me gennise = The son of a fairy / Manolis Kalomoiris ; poem by Kostis Palamas (Skendrou, Xylas) -- Archontas's aria from Prōtomastoras = The masterbuilder / M. Kalomoiris (Yiannoudes, Xylas) -- Two pieces in Greek style / N. Astrinidis ; arr. by S. Tartsinis (Tartsinis, Xylas)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LVH 2419
Music -- Greece -- 20th century
Saxophone and piano music, Arranged
Saxophone and piano music
Songs (High voice) with piano
Songs (Medium voice) with piano
Folk songs, Greek (Modern)
Folk songs, Greek
Ballads, Greek (Modern)
Operas -- Excerpts, Arranged
Zambathas, Koulis -- Musical settings
Voutsikakis,Theodoros -- Musical settings
Tzanis, Yiannis -- Musical settings
Palamas, Kōstēs, 1859-1943 -- Musical settings
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Orpheus with his lute
Kazasoglou, Geōrgios, 1908-1984. Archaic miniature
Elias, Brian. Pythikos nomos. Spondeion
Benson, Warren, 1924-2005. Concertinos, saxophone, band. Aeolian song
Michailidis, Dimitris. Nychtōnei
Astrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010. Erōtas kai o thanatos mesa stēn koupa tou krasiou. Selections
Astrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010. Kommatia se Hellēniko yphos
Schuman, William, 1910-1992. Orpheus with his lute
Kalomiris, Manolis, 1883-1962. Iamvoi kai anapaistoi. Magiovotana. Mia Neraida me gennise
Kalomiris, Manolis, 1883-1962. Prōtomastoras. Kaipon da Prōtomastora
Filmed performances
Statement 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 (2 p.), including biographical information about the performers, available on request. English translations of song texts (2 p.) inserted.
Performers: Styliani Tartsinis, saxophone ; Yannis Xylas, piano ; with special guests: Alexandra Skendrou, soprano ; Kathy Yiannoudes, soprano ; Constantinos Yiannoudes, baritone.
Venue: Videotaped Oct. 30, 2004, the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y.
Language: Sung in Greek, announced in English.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Includes commentary by Nikos Astrinidis, Rumanian born modern Greek composer, who introduces his musical work, Two pieces in Greek style.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Greek, Modern (1453-)
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19329169
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1bb62e70-e87b-0131-cdd9-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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The Hellenic Festival, 2004-10-30