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From Greece With Love / Agnes Baltsa, Et Al


Release Date: 07/13/2004 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000247802   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Manos HadjidakisMikis TheodorakisStavros XarhakosVassilis Tsitsanis
Performer:  Agnes BaltsaKostas Papadopoulos
Conductor:  Stavros Xarhakos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Experimental Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 47 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Athens Experimental Orchestra. Conductor: Stavros Xarhakos. Soloist: Agnes Baltsa. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Athens Experimental Orchestra. Conductor: Stavros Xarhakos. Soloist: Agnes Baltsa. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
A carnation behind your ear by Manos Hadjidakis
Performer:  Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano), Kostas Papadopoulos (Bouzouki)
Conductor:  Stavros Xarhakos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Experimental Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
Date of Recording: 11/1985 
Venue:  Studio Polysound, Athens, Greece 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Greek 
Notes: Arranger: Stavros Xarhakos. 
2.
Dream of urban children by Manos Hadjidakis
Performer:  Kostas Papadopoulos (Bouzouki), Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Stavros Xarhakos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Experimental Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
Date of Recording: 11/1985 
Venue:  Studio Polysound, Athens, Greece 
Length: 5 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Greek 
Notes: Arranger: Stavros Xarhakos. 
3.
The Postman by Manos Hadjidakis
Performer:  Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano), Kostas Papadopoulos (Bouzouki)
Conductor:  Stavros Xarhakos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Experimental Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
Date of Recording: 11/1985 
Venue:  Studio Polysound, Athens, Greece 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Greek 
Notes: Arranger: Stavros Xarhakos. 
4.
Epitaphios (8): no 3, One Day in May by Mikis Theodorakis
Performer:  Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano), Kostas Papadopoulos (Bouzouki)
Conductor:  Stavros Xarhakos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Experimental Orchestra
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 11/1985 
Venue:  Studio Polysound, Athens, Greece 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Greek 
Notes: Arranger: Stavros Xarhakos. 
5.
The train leaves at eight by Mikis Theodorakis
Performer:  Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano), Kostas Papadopoulos (Bouzouki)
Conductor:  Stavros Xarhakos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Experimental Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
Date of Recording: 11/1985 
Venue:  Studio Polysound, Athens, Greece 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Greek 
Notes: Arranger: Stavros Xarhakos. 
6.
I gave you rose-water to drink by Mikis Theodorakis
Performer:  Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano), Kostas Papadopoulos (Bouzouki)
Conductor:  Stavros Xarhakos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Experimental Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 11/1985 
Venue:  Studio Polysound, Athens, Greece 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Greek 
Notes: Arranger: Stavros Xarhakos. 
7.
When Otto was king by Stavros Xarhakos
Performer:  Kostas Papadopoulos (Bouzouki), Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Stavros Xarhakos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Experimental Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
Date of Recording: 11/1985 
Venue:  Studio Polysound, Athens, Greece 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Greek 
8.
Aspri mera ke ya mas by Stavros Xarhakos
Performer:  Kostas Papadopoulos (Bouzouki), Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Stavros Xarhakos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Experimental Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
Date of Recording: 11/1985 
Venue:  Studio Polysound, Athens, Greece 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Greek 
9.
Barcarolle by Stavros Xarhakos
Performer:  Kostas Papadopoulos (Bouzouki), Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Stavros Xarhakos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Experimental Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
Date of Recording: 11/1985 
Venue:  Studio Polysound, Athens, Greece 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Greek 
10.
Ta tréna pou figan by Stavros Xarhakos
Performer:  Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano), Kostas Papadopoulos (Bouzouki)
Conductor:  Stavros Xarhakos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Experimental Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
Date of Recording: 11/1985 
Venue:  Studio Polysound, Athens, Greece 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Greek 
11.
Arhontissa by Vassilis Tsitsanis
Performer:  Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano), Kostas Papadopoulos (Bouzouki)
Conductor:  Stavros Xarhakos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Experimental Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
Date of Recording: 11/1985 
Venue:  Studio Polysound, Athens, Greece 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Greek 
Notes: Arranger: Stavros Xarhakos. 

Sound Samples

Garífallo st'aftí (A carnation behind your ear)
Oniro pedión tis gitoniás (Dream of urban children)
O tahidrómos (The postman)
Méra Magioú (A day in May)
To tréno févgi stis októ (The train leaves at eight)
Se pótisa rodóstamo (I gave you rose-water to drink)
Stou Othona ta hrónia (When Otto was king)
Áspri méra ke ya mas (There will be better days, even for us)
Varkarólla (Barcarolle)
Ta tréna pou fígan
Arhóntissa (Princess of my heart)

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