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Skalkottas - 36 Greek Dances/The Return of Ulysses

Composer Nikos Skalkottas
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra
Nikos Christodoulou, conductor
Period Contemporary
Catalogue Number BIS-1333 CD
EAN 7318591333340
Format CD  –  2 discs
Release date Feb 2003
Total time 147'20

Set of 2 CDs - Classics Today: 10/10, Disc of the Month
Classica-Répertoire: outstanding; Fono Forum: Star of the Month; Fanfare: The Want List.

The set of 36 Greek Dances, some of which are among the composer's best-known pieces, is also one of Nikos Skalkottas's most important works.
 
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Disc 1
 
  Nikos Skalkottas
  36 Greek Dances, AK 11 107'29
01 Series I: I. Tsamikos, 2'16
02 Series I: II. Critikos 1'35
03 Series I: III. Ipirotikos 1'49
04 Series I: IV. Peloponnissiakos 4'41
05 Series I: V. Critikos, 1'52
06 Series I: VI. Kleftikos 2'55
07 Series I: VII. Sifneikos 1'01
08 Series I: VIII. Kalamatianos 1'51
09 Series I: IX. 2'21
10 Series I: X. Macedonikos 1'55
11 Series I: XI. 1'57
12 Series I: XII. Thessalikos 1'28
13 Series II: I. Syrtos 2'20
14 Series II: II. Sifneikos, 3'29
15 Series II: III. Critikos, 6'16
16 Series II: IV. Nissiotikos, 5'30
17 Series II: V. Vlachikos 3'00
18 Series II: VI. 2'38
19 Series II: VII. Kathistos 4'56
20 Series II: VIII. Chiotikos 2'51
21 Series II: IX. Tsamikos 2'27
22 Series II: X. Epitrapezios (Critikos) 3'48
23 Series II: XI. Macedonikos 6'34
24 Series II: XII. Peloponnissiakos, 3'49
 
 
Disc 2
01 Series III: I. Hostianos 2'12
02 Series III: II. Ipirotikos 5'13
03 Series III: III. Kleftikos 2'10
04 Series III: IV. 5'51
05 Series III: V. 2'22
06 Series III: VI. Macedonikos 1'22
07 Series III: VII. Chiotikos, 1'21
08 Series III: VIII. Kleftikos 2'59
09 Series III: IX. 2'41
10 Series III: X. Arcadikos 3'54
11 Series III: XI. Messolongitikos 2'01
12 Series III: XII. Mazochtos, 2'04
 
13 The Return of Ulysses, AK 5 28'23
 
  36 Greek Dances (alternative versions) 6'38
14 Series II: VIII. Chiotikos 2'46
15 Series II: IX. Tsamikos 2'30
16 Series III: VI. Macedonikos 1'22
 
  Album total 147'20
ComposerSkalkottas, Nikos
ConductorChristodoulou, Nikos
OrchestraBBC Symphony Orchestra

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