Greek Instrumental Theodorakis

Angelique Ionatos - Mia thalassa (Ionatos chante Theodorakis) (1994)

Angelique Ionatos - Mia thalassa (Ionatos chante Theodorakis) (1994)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 20 | Scans | 49:14 | ~ 248 Mb & 124 Mb
Label: Auvidis France | Poetry: Dimitra Mandas | Genre: Folk songs, ballads

Angelique Ionatos is a greek singer, songwriter and guitarist who lives and works in France. She is inspired by poetry mostly Greek poets, her favorite being nobelist Odysseas Elytis. Her sensual and deep voice is by itself pure poetry. In this album Angelique sings in Greek, Mikis Theodorakis on the erotic poetry of Dimitra Mandas. Included you will find a nice booklet with photos and the lyrics in three languages. Simply a small and rare masterpiece.

Mikis Theodorakis - The great songs (10CD, 2012)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at April 30, 2012
Mikis Theodorakis - The great songs (10CD, 2012)

Mikis Theodorakis - The great songs (10CD, 2012)
10CD EAC Rips | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 200 | Scans | 11:08:21 | ~ 4,32 Gb & 1,81 Gb
Label: Bestend AE | Original recordings | Genre: Ballads, folk, world

From the most important greek composer a mega-collection with 200 great interpretations. A real collector's item with the superb melodies and rhythms of Mikis Theodorakis to celebrate the 1st of May. More than 11 hours of wonderful songs and music, with the best voices of the greek musical pantheon. A special gift for all my friends who like greek music of quality. From Mikis with love. Enjoy.
Iakovos Kolanian - Plays Mikis Theodorakis (Epitaph & Romancero Gitano) [2010]

Iakovos Kolanian - Plays Mikis Theodorakis (Epitaph & Romancero Gitano) [2010]
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 15 | Scans | 53:42 | ~ 251 Mb & 134 Mb
Label: Legend Classics | Genre: Folk, instrumental, classic guitar

The outstanding Greek-Armenian guitarist vistuoso, Iakovos Kolanian, transcripted two early masterpieces of Mikis Theodorakis for classical guitar, and recorded his superb interpretations in this 2010 CD. Mikis (85 yo) was really touched by Kolanian's potentials of musical expression and technical maturity and expressed publicly his affection and thanks for the guitarist's love towards his work. Thirty five years after the great John Williams, enjoy another top guitarist's view for Epitaph, in the double role of the arranger and performer. An approach of rare beauty.

Mikis Theodorakis & Manos Hadjidakis - Magic town (2006)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at March 3, 2012
Mikis Theodorakis & Manos Hadjidakis - Magic town (2006)

Mikis Theodorakis & Manos Hadjidakis - Magic town (2006)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 10 | Scans | 32:12 | ~ 125 Mb & 77 Mb
Label: EMI | First release: 1963 | 5% recovery record | Genre: Greek folk, world, soundtrack

One of the most beautiful greek albums ever recorded. Music and songs composed by Mikis Theodorakis and Manos Hadjidakis for the musical "Magic town" that was held the summer of 1963 in Athens. In this original release you will hear singers like Elsa Margariti and Niki Kampa together with the "classic" voice of Grigoris Bithikotsis. These female voices are rare and beautiful and not easily found. The legendary Giorgos Zambetas plays bouzouki. When Mikis and Manos meet the result can't be something less than a masterpiece. Enjoy a fresh lossless rip from a 2006 CD re-release.

Mikis Theodorakis - Directs Miki Theodoraki Vol 2 (2008)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at Feb. 25, 2012
Mikis  Theodorakis - Directs Miki Theodoraki Vol 2 (2008)

Mikis Theodorakis - Directs Miki Theodoraki Vol 2 (2008)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 21 | Scans | 1:00:41 | ~ 420 Mb & 158 Mb
Label: Polydor | First release: 1971 | Original recordings | Genre: Greek folk songs

The second volume of the collector's series "Mikis Theodorakis directs Miki Theodoraki" with original recordings from the early song cycles of the legendary composer. In this album you will find recordings from "Romancero Gitano", "Songs for Andreas", "Mythology" and "18 Little Songs of my Bitter Country". The singers are, the young at 1971, Antonis Kaloyiannis and Maria Dimitriadi. Enjoy one more rare gem by Mikis Theodorakis.

Mikis Theodorakis - Directs Miki Theodoraki Vol 1 (2008)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at Feb. 24, 2012
Mikis  Theodorakis - Directs Miki Theodoraki Vol 1 (2008)

Mikis Theodorakis - Directs Miki Theodoraki Vol 1 (2008)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 22 | Scans | 1:08:57 | ~ 440 Mb & 172 Mb
Label: Polydor | First release: 1971 | Original recordings | Genre: Greek folk songs

Excellent series with original songs of Mikis Theodorakis directed by the composer himself. This first volume, released in 1971, includes two cycles of songs, "The Folk Songs" and "Night of death". The songs are interpreted by two great artists at their first steps: Antonis Kaloyiannis and the unforgettable Maria Dimitriadi. Enjoy a marvellous album ripped in lossless from a remastered CD, released in 2008.

Mikis Theodorakis - Zeimbekika (2CD, 2011)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at Sept. 24, 2011
Mikis Theodorakis - Zeimbekika (2CD, 2011)

Mikis Theodorakis - Zeimbekika (2CD, 2011)
2CD EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 16 & 16 | ~ 850 Mb & 296 Mb | 2:03:09 | Full Scans
Label: Bestend AE | 5% recovery record | Genre: Greek folk songs, zeimbekika

Mikis Theodorakis has composed many great zeimbekika that are included in different song cycles. This nice compilation contains 32 songs selected from the huge Theodorakis' repertoire, all with the fascinating "zeimbekiko" rhythm. Enjoy a delightful album.

Mikis Theodorakis - District of angels (2011)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at June 20, 2011
Mikis Theodorakis - District of angels (2011)

Mikis Theodorakis - District of angels (2011)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 10 | Scans | 30:28 | ~ 122 Mb & 91 Mb
Label: EMI | 5% recovery record | First release: 1963 | Genre: Greek folk songs, bouzouki instrumentals

One of the best early works of Mikis Theodorakis. Songs and music for the theatrical play of 1963 "District of angels" (I gitonia ton aggelon) with Tzeni Karezi and Nikos Kourkoulos, two very popular Greek actors. In this CD is included the famous syrtaki "Settle your bed for two" (Strose to stroma sou gia dio), that was later used by Theodorakis, for the "Zorba dance". There are four songs with Karezi, Kourkoulos and the popular singer Yiannis Poulopoulos, and six wonderful bouzouki instrumentals played by the unique virtuoso Giorgos Zabetas. Enjoy a small masterpiece in a full remastered 2011 release.

Mikis Theodorakis - Zorba the Greek (OST, 2011) [Repost]  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at June 12, 2011
Mikis Theodorakis - Zorba the Greek (OST, 2011) [Repost]

Mikis Theodorakis - Zorba the Greek (OST, 2011) [Repost]
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 12 | Scans | 25:13 | ~ 145 Mb & 77 Mb
Label: EMI | 5% recovery record | First release: 1964 | Genre: Soundtrack, bouzouki, instrumentals

The original soundtrack of the legendary movie that made Mikis Theodorakis famous worldwide. Directed by Mihalis Kakoyiannis, on a novel by Nikos Kazantzakis, with Anthony Quinn and Alan Bates in the main roles, remained unforgettable, mainly due to the popular "Zorba's dance" or "Syrtaki" that became the emblem of Greece and Mikis Theodorakis. You will find scanned a nice booklet with photos from the movie and the recording. Enjoy a great album, in a fresh lossless rip.

Mikis Theodorakis & Giorgos Dalaras - Radar (2011)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at June 6, 2011
Mikis Theodorakis & Giorgos Dalaras - Radar (2011)

Mikis Theodorakis & Giorgos Dalaras - Radar (2011)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) | tracks: 12 | ~ 338 Mb | 45:08 | Full Scans
Label: MINOS-EMI | 5% recovery record | First release: 1981 ! Genre: Greek folk songs, bouzouki

A great Mikis Theodorakis' album from the mature period, with Giorgos Dalaras. The lyrics are of Kostas Tripolitis, a popular greek poet and lyricist. The arrangements are of Mikis Theodorakis, who directs the folk orchestra with two virtuosi bouzouki players, Kostas Papadopoulos and Lakis Karnezis. You will find a nice booklet scanned with archive photos from the recording.