12

 

AST 49

 

 

 

SYMPHONY IN THREE MOVEMENTS

 

Symphonic

 

"For Philoctetes Economides. My revered and beloved teacher"

 

Athens and Ikaria, 1947-48

 

First performance: Athens, 1952

 


 

AST 50

 

 

 

OEDIPUS TYRANNUS

 

Symphonic

 

Ode for string orchestra – First version

 

Athens, 1948

 

["Final version" 1956-58 = AST 103]

 


 

AST 51

 

 

 

SPRING (ANIXI)

 

Chamber Music

 

For string orchestra

 

Athens, 1948

 


 

AST 52

 

 

 

"INTRODUCTION" ("ISAGOGI")

 

Symphonic

 

For symphony orchestra

 

Ikaria, 1948

 


 

13

 

AST 53

 

 

 

ELEGY AND THRINOS FOR VASSILIS ZANNOS

 

Symphonic

 

For large symphony orchestra

 

Ikaria, Makronissos, Alexandroupolis and Chania, 1948-51

 

First performance: Makronissos (Adaptation for mandolin and guitars)

 

Athens, 1952 (Orchestral version)

 


 

14

 

AST 54

 

 

 

FIRST SYMPHONY

 

Symphonic

 

For large orchestra

 

Ikaria, Makronisson, Chania, Athens, 1948-53

 

3 movements

 

First performance: Athens, 1955

 

First recording: DELTA, 1972

 

Second Recording: INTUITION, 1996

 


 

AST 55

 

 

 

STUDY FOR VIOLIN AND CELLO

 

Chamber Music

 

Ikaria, 1948

 


 

AST 56

 

 

 

MAYPOLE (GAÏTANAKI) [sketch]

 

(poco allegro)

 

Piano Solo

 

Small suite for piano

 

Ikaria, 1948

 


 

AST 57

 

 

 

PRELUDE - STRUMMING – DANCE (PRELUDIO – PENIA – CHOROS)

 

Symphonic

 

For string orchestra, celeste, triangle and two tympanum

 

Ikaria, 1948-9

 

[Arrangement for piano - four hands (1950) = AST 63]

 

First performance: 1950 (?), Athens

 


 

AST 58

 

 

 

STUDY FOR STRINGS

 

Chamber Music

 

For two violiins and ‘cello

 

Ikaria, 1949

 


 

AST 59

 

 

 

TENT E 5 - YARD D (SKINI E 5 – KLOVOS D) [sketch]

 

(Andante espressivo - in two slow movements)

 

Symphonic

 

For symphony orchestra

 

Makronissos, 1949

 


 

AST 60

 

 

 

THE CEMETERY [unfinished]

 

Symphonic

 

Poem by Dionysios Solomos

 

Arrangement for small orchestra and chorus

 

3 movements

 

Ikaria and Thessaloniki, 1950

 

[See AST 25 and AST 30]

 


 

15

 

AST 61

 

 

 

SUITE No. 1

 

Symphonic

 

For piano and orchestra

 

5 movements

 

Crete and Paris, 1949-55

 

First performance: Athens, 1957

 

First recording: COLUMBIA, 1963

 


 

AST 62

 

 

 

FIVE SOLDIERS (PENTE STRATIOTES)

 

Symphonic

 

"Symphonic Poem"

 

For voice and orchestra

 

Poem by Mikis Theodorakis

 

Athens, 1950

 

[Arrangement for voice and piano (1957) = AST 106]

 

[Arrangement for baritone, male choir and orchestra as SUITE No. 4 (1958) = AST 115]

 


 

AST 63

 

 

 

PRELUDE - STRUMMING - DANCE

 

Piano Solo

 

Arrangement for piano - four hands

 

Athens (?), 1950 (?)

 

[See AST 57]

 


 

AST 64

 

 

 

THE EAGLE (O AETOS) [unfinished]

 

Symphonic

 

Crete, 1951 (?)

 


 

AST 65

 

 

 

FOLK THEMES (DIMOTIKA THEMATA) [sketches]

 

Songs

 

4 Folk songs

 

Athens and Chania (?), 1950 (?)

 


 

AST 66

 

 

 

FIVE CRETAN SONGS

 

Symphonic

 

Lyrics: Folksongs

 

For solo violin, choir and string orchestra

 

Chania, 1951

 

First performance: Crete, 1951

 


 

AST 67

 

 

 

SYRTOS DANCE FROM CHANIA (SYRTOS CHANIOTIKOS)

 

(Allegro Vivace)

 

Symphonic

 

For piano and orchestra

 

[Arrangement for piano and percussion (1952) = AST 70]

 

Chania, 1952

 

First performance: Crete, 1951

 


 

AST 68

 

 

 

LAMBROS [melodic sketches for opera]

 

Songs

 

Lyrics by Dionysios Solomos

 

4 songs

 

Athens, 1951

 


 

AST 69

 

 

 

CONCERTO FOR PIANO AND ORCHESTRA

 

Symphonic

 

"Helicon"

 

Athens, 1952

 


 

16

 

AST 70

 

 

 

SYRTOS DANCE FROM CHANIA (Allegro Vivace)

 

Chamber Music

 

"For Michailis Katsaros"

 

Athens, 1952

 

Arrangement for piano and percussion [See AST 67]

 

First performance: Athens, 1952

 


 

AST 71

 

 

 

[MANOS KATRAKIS’S POETIC EVENINGS]

 

Musical Accompaniments

 

For viola, clarino, santouri and percussion

 

4 movements

 

Athens, 1952

 

First performance: Athens, 1952

 


 

AST 72

 

 

 

ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE

 

Ballet Music

 

Lyrics by Notis Pergyalis

 

For string orchestra and chorus

 

9 parts

 

Athens, Chana, 1952

 

[Arrangement for piano (sketch, 1952) = AST 73]

 

[As a variation entitled LOVE AND DEATH (1956) = AST 102]

 

First performance (music only) : Athens, 1952

 

As a ballet: Mycene, 1952

 

Choreography: Rallou Manou

 


 

AST 73

 

 

 

ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE [sketch]

 

Piano Solo

 

Arrangement for piano

 

Athens, 1952

 

[See AST 72 and AST 102]

 


 

17

 

AST 74

 

 

 

DESERTERS (LIPOTAKTES)

 

Songs

 

4 Poems by Yannis Theodorakis

 

Chania, 1952 (?)

 

[Reworked as a song cycle (1960-61) = AST 138]

 

Paris, 1957

 

[Orchestral arrangement for popular and symphonic instruments (1979) = AST 242]

 

[Arrangement for choir (1983) = AST 259]

 


 

18

 

AST 75

 

 

 

SONATINA NO. 1

 

Chamber Music

 

For violin and piano

 

3 movements

 

Athens, 1952

 

[Arrangment for piano (unfinished, 1952-53) = AST 77]

 

[New arrangement as SONATINA FOR PIANO (1955) = AST 99]

 

First performance: Athens, 1953

 

First recording: FIDELITY, 1960

 


 

AST 76

 

 

 

THE MAGIC FLUTE (I MAGIKI FLOGERA)

 

Musical Accompaniment

 

Sketch for radio broadcast, Athens, 1952

 

Sketch by Rita Boumi-Papa

 

First performance: Athens, 1952

 


 

AST 77

 

 

 

SONATINA No. 1

 

Piano Solo

 

Arrangement for piano, Athens, 1952-3 (?)

 

[See AST 75 and AST 99]

 


 

AST 78

 

 

 

THEME AND VARIATIONS ON POEMS BY CAVAFIS [sketch]

 

Chamber Music

 

Recitation accompanied by orchestra (viola, oboe, clarinet in C, bassoon)

 

4 parts

 

Athens, 1952-53 (?)

 


 

AST 79

 

 

 

INCANTATION [sketch]

 

Piano Solo

 

For piano

 

Athens, 1952-53 (?)

 


 

AST 80

 

 

 

EVA

 

Film Score

 

Film Music for Small Symphonic Ensemble

 

Athens, 1952-53

 

First performance: Athens, 1953

 

Directed by Maria Plyta-Hatzinakou

 


 

AST 81

 

 

 

THE BAREFOOT BATTALION (TO XYPOLITO TAGMA)

 

Film Score

 

Film music for symphony orchestra

 

Athens, 1953

 

First performance: USA, 1953

 

Directed by Greg Tallas

 


 

AST 82

 

 

 

CARMEN

 

Background Music

 

Music for radio sketch

 

Sketch by Iakovos Kambanellis after the novel by Prosper Mérimée

 

Athens, 1953

 

First performance: Athens, 1953

 


 

AST 83

 

 

 

THE CALVARY OF AN ORPHAN GIRL (O GOLGOTHAS MIA ORPHANIS)

 

Film Score

 

Film music for symphony orchestra

 

5 movements

 

Athens, 1953

 

First performance: Athens, 1953

 

Directed by Spiros Nikolaïdis

 


 

AST 84

 

 

 

THE CARNIVAL DANCERS OF THRACE (I KOUKOUGERI TIS THRAKIS)

 

Background Music

 

Radio sketch

 

Sketch by Iakovos Kambanellis

 

Athens, 1953

 

First performance: Athens, 1953

 


 

AST 85

 

THE BELL AND THE SWALLOW (I KAMBANA KE TO CHELIDONI)

 

Background Music

 

Radio sketch

 

Sketch by Iakovos Kambanellis

 

Athens, 1953

 

First performance: Athens, 1953

 


 

AST 86

 

SIX RHYTHMS (ECHI RYTHMI)

 

Ballet Music

 

For piano

 

Athens (?), ca. 1953

 


 

AST 87

 

 

 

EAST SUNDAY (I IMERA TIS LABRIS)

 

Symphonic

 

Cantata for choir and orchestra

 

Based on poem by Dionysos Solomos

 

Athens, 1954

 


 

AST 88

 

VULTURE (AGIOUPA) [sketches]

 

Film score

 

Film music

 

Athens, 1954

 

Directed by Greg Tallis

 


 

AST 89

 

 

 

ASTROPOYIANNOS

 

BackgroundMusic

 

Radio sketch

 

Sketch by Notis Pergialis

 

For two violins, viola, cello and oboe

 

3 movements

 

Athens, 1954

 

First performance: Athens, 1954

 


 

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