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Eleni Karaindrou - Trojan Women album

Eleni Karaindrou - Trojan Women album
  • Performer Eleni Karaindrou
  • Title Trojan Women
  • Date of release 2001
  • Country Germany
  • Style Contemporary, Score
  • Other formats AAC APE DMF FLAC MIDI AA DXD
  • Genre Classical / TV & Radio
  • Size MP3 1451 mb
  • Size FLAC 1373 mb
  • Rating: 4.6
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Eleni Karaindrou (Greek: Ελένη Καραΐνδρου) is a Greek composer, born in the village of Teichio (Tichio) in Phocis, Central Greece, on November 25, 1941. She is best known for scoring the films of the Greek director Theo Angelopoulos. Karaindrou moved with her family to Athens when she was eight years old, and she studied piano and theory at the Hellenikon Odeion (Hellenic Conservatory). She also attended history and archaeology classes at the university. Trojan Women (album) - ECM 2001. Eternity and a Day - ECM 1998. Rosa, Wandering - Lyra 1996.

Music for Trojan Women by Euripides. Recorded July 2001 Studio Polysound, Athens. O-card package with standard jewel case; O-card booklet with 40 pages, jewel case booklet with 16 pages. ECM 1810, 289 472 139-2. Trojan Women ‎(CD, Album). ECM New Series, ECM New Series, ECM Records, ECM Records. USA, Canada & Europe.

Euripides: Trojan Women. Trojan Women is a series of short, impressionistic pieces, mostly instrumental, although some feature a chorus

Eleni Karaindrou, best know for her film scores for Ulysses' Gaze and Eternity and a Day, composed this score for a 2001 production of The Trojan Women after being struck by the parallels between the ancient Greek story and the recent situation in the Balkans.

Panos Dimitrakopoulos, Antonis Kontogeorgiou, Eleni Karaindrou Ensemble, Chorus of Captive Trojan Women - Second Stasimon (Telamon, You Came To Conquer Our Town) 01:53. Eleni Karaindrou Ensemble, Socratis Sinopoulos, Christos Tsiamoulis, Maria Bildea - Astyanax' Memory 01:01. Christos Tsiamoulis, Eleni Karaindrou Ensemble - Hecuba's Theme I 00:42.

Album: Karaindrou: Trojan Women - Music For The Stageplay By Euripides. Antonis Kontogeorgiou, Choir of ERT, Maria Farantouri, Traditional Instruments Ensemble - For The Phrygian Land A Vast Mourning Karaindrou: Elegy Of The Uprooting, 2006 02:08. Antonis Kontogeorgiou, Chorus of Captive Trojan Women, Eleni Karaindrou Ensemble - 8. Parodos (I Wish I'm Given There) Karaindrou: Trojan Women - Music For The Stageplay By Euripides, 2002 01:35. Artist: Antonis Kontogeorgiou Eleni Karaindrou Ensemble Chorus of Captive Trojan Women.

Trojan Women", directed by Antonis Antypas and with music by Eleni Karaindrou, was premiered at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus on August 31 and September 1, 2001, where fifteen thousand people cheered the performances. The project was then taken on the road in and around Greece, with fifteen further performances, concluding with a presentation in Cyprus. In the words of the composer, Eicher separated the music "from the shell of the theatrical performance, to breathe autonomy into it, and to recompose it with magical touches into an integral musical work.

Karaindrou: Trojan Women - 6. Parodos (The Land I Call Home). Eleni Karaindrou Ensemble, Antonis Kontogeorgiou, Chorus of Captive Trojan Women. 7. Karaindrou: Trojan Women - 7. Parodos (Home Of My Forefathers). 8. Karaindrou: Trojan Women - 8. Parodos (I Wish I'm Given There). 9. Karaindrou: Trojan Women - 9. Cassandra's Theme. 10. Karaindrou: Trojan Women - 10.

Tracklist

1 Voices 2:08
2 Lament I 1:17
3 Desolate Land I 1:05
4 Lament II 1:05
5 Hecuba’s Lament 1:23
6 Parodos: The Land I Call Home 2:18
7 Parodos: Home Of My Forefathers 1:50
8 Parodos: I Wish I'm Given There 1:35
9 Cassandra’s Theme 2:02
10 Cassandra’s Trance 2:52
11 First Stasimon: An Ode Of Tears 4:03
12 First Stasimon: For The Phrygian Land A Vast Mourning 2:00
13 Andromache’s Theme 1:07
14 Andromache’s Lament 1:06
15 Terra Deserta 2:16
16 Astyanax’ Theme 0:59
17 Hecuba’s Theme I 0:42
18 Hecuba’s Theme II 0:38
19 Second Stasimon: Telamon, You Came To Conquer Our Town 1:51
20 Second Stasimon: The City That Gave Birth To You Was Consumed By Fire 1:17
21 An Ode Of Tears 0:59
22 Desolate Land II 1:07
23 Lament III 0:42
24 Third Stasimon: In Vain The Sacrifices 2:03
25 Third Stasimon. My Beloved, Your Soul Is Wandering 3:09
26 Hecuba’s Theme 1:18
27 Lament For Astyanax: Oh Bitter Lament, My Bitter Boy 1:52
28 Exodos 2:25
29 Exodos: Accursed Town 1:02
30 Astyanax’ Memory 1:01

Companies, etc.

  • Made By – Universal M & L, Germany – 51241381
  • Recorded At – Polysound Studio
  • Edited At – Digital Press Hellas
  • Mastered At – Digital Press Hellas

Credits

  • Bendir, Percussion [Daouli] – Andreas Papas
  • Chorus – Chorus Of Captive Trojan Women
  • Composed By – Eleni Karaindrou
  • Design – Sascha Kleis
  • Directed By [Chorus Director] – Antonis Kontogeorgiou
  • Edited By, Mastered By – Manfred Eicher, Yiannis Ioanidis*
  • Engineer – Yiorgos Karyotis*
  • Harp – Maria Bildea
  • Kanun [Kanonaki] – Panos Dimitrakopoulos*
  • Lyre [Constantinople Lyre], Lute [Laouto] – Socratis Sinopoulos*
  • Ney, Suling, Oud [Outi] – Christos Tsiamoulis*
  • Photography By [Cover Photo] – Kostas Ordolis
  • Photography By [Liner Photos] – Athina Kazolea
  • Producer – Manfred Eicher
  • Recording Supervisor – Eleni Karaindrou
  • Santoor [Santouri] – Andreas Katsiyiannis
  • Soprano Vocals – Veronika Iliopoulou
  • Voice [Chorus, Leader Woman A] – Melina Vamvaka
  • Voice [Chorus, Leader Woman] – Aliki Avdelopoulou, Mara Koukoula, Maria Syrianou, Maria Tsima, Penelope Markopoulou, Stella Rapti, Veronika Iliopoulou, Yanna Nikolopoulou
  • Voice [Chorus] – Alexandra Delitheou, Anna Mouzaki, Dora Tzerounian, Ekaterina Pavlaki, Emilia Valvi, Eva Karyati, Katerina Lypiridou

Notes

Music for Trojan Women by Euripides

Recorded July 2001
Studio Polysound, Athens

O-card package with standard jewel case; O-card booklet with 40 pages, jewel case booklet with 16 pages

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code: LC 02516
  • Barcode: 0 28947 21392 5
  • Matrix / Runout: 00289 472 139-2 01 + 51241381 MADE IN GERMANY BY UNIVERSAL M&L +A
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0115
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L082

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ECM 1810, 472 139-2, ECM New Series 1810 Eleni Karaindrou Trojan Women ‎(CD, Album) ECM Records, ECM Records, ECM New Series, ECM New Series ECM 1810, 472 139-2, ECM New Series 1810 Germany 2002
ECM 1810, 289 472 139-2 Eleni Karaindrou Trojan Women ‎(CD, Album) ECM New Series, ECM New Series, ECM Records, ECM Records ECM 1810, 289 472 139-2 USA, Canada & Europe 2001