Greece, 1966, entechna / contemporary folk

Μίκης Θεοδωράκης & Μαρία Φαραντούρη [Mikis Theodorakis & Maria Farantouri]The Ballad of Mauthausen / Six Songs: The ballad is music based on the poems of Ιάκωβος Καμπανέλλης (Iakovos Kambanellis), a concentration camp survivor who wrote about the Holocaust, the music itself being composed/conducted by Mikis Theodorakis, the vocals passionately performed by Maria Farantouri. The other six songs, renamed the Farantouri Cycle later in honor of the singer, are leftist, poetic defiance of military tyranny.

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