An evening with Nikos Astrinidis
NamesAstrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010 (Performer)Fousteris, Helen (Soprano) (Performer)Lialios, Alexandros (Performer)Xylas, Yannis (Performer)Astrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010 (Commentator)Xylas, Yannis (Commentator)Styliani (Commentator)Pally, Alan J. (Producer)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: 2004-10-28Place: New York
Table of ContentsFinale of St. Demetrios [from recording] -- Cypriot rhapsody, op. 11 [piano solo] -- From Nuits Grècque = Greek nights: The boats and the wind / Nikos Astrinidis -- From Herbes magiques = Magic herbs: The prince / Manolis Kalomoiris -- Eurykomi / Marios Varvoglis (Fousteris and Xylas) -- Prelude, op. 14, no. 2 / N. Astrinidis (Lialios) -- Variations on a Greek theme: Greek dance ; Toccata / Astrinidis (Astrinidis, piano).
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LVH 2420
TopicsMusic -- Greece -- History and criticismComposers -- GreeceAstrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010Songs (High voice) with pianoPiano musicAstrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010. Agios Dēmētrios. SelectionsAstrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010. Kypriakē rapsōdiaAstrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010. Hellēnikes nychtes. Varkoules kai to ageriKalomiris, Manolis, 1883-1962. Iamvoi kai anapaistoi. Magiovotana. Stekei to vasilopouloAstrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010. Preludes, piano, op. 14. No. 2Astrinidis, N. (Nicolas), 1921-2010. Variations on a Greek theme. SelectionsVarvoglēs, Marios, 1885-1967. Eurykomi
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 (2 p.), including biographical information about the composer and performers, available on request. English translation of song texts (1 leaf) inserted.Performers: Nikos Astrinidis, composer/piano ; Helen Fousteris, soprano ; Alexandros Lialios, Yannis Xylas, piano.Venue: Videotaped, Oct. 28, 2004, the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y.Language: Lecture in English; songs performed in Greek.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (128 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionTwo Greek musicians Styliani Tartsinis and Yannis Xylas lecture about the history of Greek music from 18th century to present time, and it's Western and Eastern influences, and about contemporary Greek musicians such as Nikos Astrinidis. Nikos Astrinidis, Rumanian born modern Greek composer, talks about his life and career and various of his musical works. Some of them are played by the composer and other performers during the lecture. Introduced by Alan Pally.
Type of ResourceMoving image
LanguagesEnglishGreek, Modern (1453-)
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19329170Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 29b38bc0-e87b-0131-e411-3c075448cc4b
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