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Duo Choriambus – Dialogues

10 Jul

DuoSometimes I find myself listening to different kinds of music.

It’s not happening too often but it happens…

Listening to the Duo Choriambus last night, was on of these times..

This duo is consisted of two ancient instruments which meet not very often through the centuries but always sound captivating acts as a bridge between three Greek and three French composers of different recognition and starting point.

These are the ingredients of this enterprise entitled “Dialogues” which was released during 2008.

Duo Choriambus is the result of a long and fruitful cooperation of two distinguished musicians: Nikos  Nikopoulos, principal flute of the Greek National Opera Orchestra and Georgia Xagara, principal harp of the Athens State Orchestra.

cd coverApart from their personal artistic activity they appear frequently as a duo all around Greece as well as in various festivals and conventions as the World Harp Congress and the International Flute Convention of the British Flute Society.

The Duo performs here:

T. Antoniou – Dialogues for flute & harp (2004)

Nestor Taylor – Little Prayer for flute & harp (2008)

T. Antoniou – Lament for Michelle (1988)

C. Debussy – La Fille aux Cheveux de lin (1910)

C. Debussy – Arabesque No. 1 (1888)

P.O. Ferroud – Trois pieces pour flute (1922)

A. Darlas – Elpinor II, op. 63 B (2008)

Camille Saint-Saens – Fantaisie op. 124 (1907)

You didn’t see that coming, huh ?

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