PEACE IS WHEN...

  Genre : Contemporary Classical 
  Catalogue: Phasma-Music 018

  UPC: 660989085728 

  recording: Kostas Kontos
  editing and mastering: Kostas Kontos
  recording place: The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  text translation from Greek to English: Magdalini Sarafianou
  graphic design: Michail Travlos
  production management: Iwona Glinka
  front cover: Anna-Maria Samara's painting "Peace is when ..."
  premiere:




Christos Samaras, composer
"Thamyriades" Female Vocal Ensemble of Polygyros Halkidiki
Maria Papageorgiou, conductor
Anita Tanyi-Manousis, piano

The outstanding album PEACE IS WHEN... is first album in a series dedicated to the one of Greece’s leading composer, Christos Samaras The recording includes 17 songs that run the gamut of the "Thamyriades" Female Vocal Ensemble of Polygyros Halkidiki repertoire - from full-voice style pieces to the women's work song tradition of Greek Macedonia. Samaras turned a wonderful Greek poetry by Odysseas Elytis, Nikiforos Vrettakos, George Seferis, Kostis Palamas, Georgios Drossinis, Tellos Agras to the beautiful Greek songs.

Product details

Three Songs for three-part women’s choir (2014)
1. Peace Is When [02:38] 
2. The Child with the Trumpet [02:30] 
3. The Flowers Pray for the Children [02:10] 
4. The Child for three-part women’s choir (1986) [02:16] 
Five Songs for two-part women’s choir and piano (2012)
5. The Mad Ship [02:33] 
6. The Sparkler [02:02] 
7. The Pledged One [01:57] 
8. Everything Was Taken by the Summer [03:34] 
9. The Grievance [ 01:36] 
Four Songs for three-part women’s choir (2015)
10. If Only I Were a Stable’s Straw [02:09] 
11. Christmas Night [02:24] 
12. I Saw in My Dream Yesterday [01:54] 
13. Christmas [01:25] 
Folk Songs for three-part women’s choir
14. Macedonian Carol (2008) [00:58] 
15. Young Apple Tree (1999) [02:18] 
16. Sleep, Who Is Taking the Children (Lullaby) (1999) [04:36] 
17. The East Shone (2008) [02:08] 

Total time: [39:15]