Mikis Theodorakis - The Hostage (2011)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 20 | Scans | 59:48 | ~ 375 Mb & 201 Mb
Label: EMI | 5% recovery record | Genre: Greek ballads, bouzouki
A cycle of songs by Mikis Theodorakis, written in 1961, for the theatrical play "The Hostage", based on the poetry of the Irish poet Brendan Behan, translated in Greek by the poet Vassilis Rotas. The original release contained 16 songs with Maria Farantouri. This remastered new release of 2011 includes 4 bonus songs recorded with the singer Ntora Yiannakopoulou. The play and the songs are an hymn to the fight of the Irish people for their freedom and their human rights. Greek people embraced the songs for their own fight against the military junta of the period 1967-73.