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The Street of Dreams -part 2 (Mikis Theodorakis)

Posted May 31st, 2012 at 05:11 PM by Solidaire
Updated May 28th, 2017 at 10:08 AM by Solidaire

Opposite to the Ionian pillar of Hadzidakis' lyricism and grace, stands the Doric pillar of Theodorakis' epic and vibrant music. Those two are the most significant Greek composers and songwriters, and they have both marked, in their own way, the culture of modern Greece.

Mikis Theodorakis is a man overflowing with passion and creativity, having written innumerable songs, concerts, operas, but most significantly, having linked his music with the struggles for freedom and democracy....
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The Street of Dreams -part 1 (Manos Hatzidakis)

Posted January 21st, 2012 at 06:05 PM by Solidaire
Updated May 28th, 2017 at 03:53 PM by Solidaire

"Hello.
I've come to show you the Street of Dreams myself.
It doesn't stand out; it's just a street like all the other of Athens'.
It is -so to speak- the street where we live.
Small, insignificant, sad, tyrannical, and yet infinitely kind.
There is a lot of dirt, a lot of children, a lot of mothers, a lot of hopes; and a lot of silence.
And everything is blanketed by a tender, but also unbearable sky.
Here, in this street, the dreams of so many children...
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