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The Cycle of Life
Greek folk music is a mosaic. The Cycle of like presents folk songs and includes lullabies, nursery rhymes, wedding songs, songs about lost love and immigration, funeral odes, hymns to the rebirth and renewal of life. The members of Musiko Polytropo are students from the music deparment of Aristotle University in Thessalonica. The vocal ensemble was created and led by Iannis Kaimakis, a musician and musicologist whose specialties are traditional and midieval music of the Meditteranean Basin. CDs only, $30.
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Sounds of the Parthenon
By The Romeiko Ensemble
Debut CD by America's premiere Byzantine ensemble. A musical journey through the history of the Parthenon. From the golden age of Pericles to the modern age. Authentic interpretations featuring chorus and traditional instruments with songs in Greek, Persian and Turkish. Under the musical direction of Dr. Yiorgos Bilalis, The Romeiko Ensemble has performed throughout the US and Europe, receiving numerous awards and distinctions all over the world. CDs only, $30.
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Monuments of Ecclesiastical Music
by Manolis Hadjigiakoumis
Centre of Research and Publications- Athens , Greece

Difficult and unusual pieces of byzantin musicUnique and collector's item series.

Byzantine Chant by the best byzantine chantors in the world including : Thrasivoulos Stanitsas, Fr. DionysiosFirfiris, Vasileios Emmanouilidis, Leonidas Sfikas, Mattheos Tsamkiranis, Fr. Antypas, Fr. Amphilophios, Fr.Philotheos, Fr. Joseph , Nikodimos Valindras written by Petros Peloponisios (katavasies) , Petros Byzantios (eirmoi) , Iakovos Protopsaltis (doxastika)Meloi from 17, 18 and 19 centuries, Kalophonikoi Eirmoi from 17, 18 and 19 centuries, Triadika Polyeleon, and otherunique pieces.



A monumental work of 10 CDs accompanied with 6 books of notes, explanations and commentaries.

A box set containing all CDs and books (Anthology 1-10) $ 300.00 US$ or sold separately as :
Anthology 1 and 2 $ 60.00 US
Anthology 3 $ 40.00 US
Anthology 4 and 5 $ 60.00 US
Anthology 6 and 7 $ 60.00 US
Anthology 8 $ 40.00 US
Anthology 9 $ 40.00 US
Anthology 10 $ 40.00 US



Germanos Bishop of New Patras
Second half of the 17th century
" The Maestors of the Psaltic Art "part of the series Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Composers No 7
With a very beautiful book in greek and english
$ 40.00 US
Published by the Institute of Byzantine Musicologyof the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece


Matins
Byzantine chanting by the monks of the Monastery of SIMONOSPETRA, Mount Athos , $25.00

Vespers
Byzantine chanting by the monks of the Monastery of SIMONOSPETRA, Mount Athos , $25.00


Divine Liturgy
Byzantine chanting by the monks of the Monastery of SIMONOSPETRA, Mount Athos , $25.00


Symmeitika of Ecclesiastical Music
By Manolis Hadjigiakoumis
Centre of Research and Publications , Athens Greece

A series of 4 CDs accompanied with 3 books of notes, explanations and commentariesSold as set for $100.00 US or separately as:
Symmeikta 1 $ 40.00 US Thrasivoulos Stanitsas ( Apanthisma Paleon Melon)




Symmeikta 2 and 3 $ 60.00 US Nikodemos Valindras, Georgios Tsetsis (( Megali Tessarakosti (GreatLent) and Megali Evdomada(Holy Week))


Symmeikta 4 $ 40.00 US Nikodemos Valindras (Idiomela and Doxastika, Dynamis and MegalaProkeimena)


Zakharia Khanendeh
Classical Near Eastern Music from 18th century Constantinople
by the Musical Ensemble "En Chordais" - Thessaloniki Greece
$ 40.00 US.

Vocals : Melihat Gulses, Drosos Koutsokostas, Panayiotis Drakopoulos

Players: ney (Suleiman Erguner), tambur (Nejip Gulses), Sehtar (Kiya Tabassian), violin ( Kyriakos Petras)qanun (Apostolos Tsardakas) , oud (Kyriakos Kalaitzidis), tambur (Ozer Ozel), bendir ( Vahit Anadolou)kudum (Lefteris Pavlou), tombek.daf (Ziya Tambassian), bentir (Nikos Terpsiades).

Chorus : Thomas Apostolopoulos, Athanasios Yiorgou, Panayiotis Drakopoulos, Stavros Karagiozes, YiorgosKounatides,Iordanis Koutsimanes, Drosos Koutsokostas.

Chant : Elefterios Georgiades


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The Great and Holy Thursday
The Passion of Christ
By The Choir of the Association of Constantinopolitan Friends of Music in Athens.Director: D. PaikopoulosByzantine chant.
Double Cassette $25.00


The Great and Holy Friday
By The Choir of the Association of Constantinopolitan Friends of Music in Athens.Director: D. PaikopoulosByzantine chant. Double CD $40.00


The Great and Holy Saturday
By The Choir of the Association of Constantinopolitan Friends of Music in Athens.Director: D. PaikopoulosByzantine chant. CD $25.00


Hymns from the Feast of the Great Martyr St. Eystathios
Mylopotoimos – Mount Athos.
By The Choir of the Association of Constantinopolitan Friends of Music in Athens.Director: D. PaikopoulosByzantine chant. CD $25.00

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Collector's Series - Life Records

Volume 1: Sunday of the Prodigal Son
In the Second Tone.
CD $30.00


Volume 2: Sunday Meat-Fair
In the Third Tone.
CD $30.00


Volume 3: Cheese-Fair Sunday
In the Fourth Tone.
CD $30.00


Volume 4: Vespers
CD $30.00


Volume 5: Akathist Hymn
CD $30.00



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