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Kokolakis, Nikos

Nikos Kokolakis (1981 GR) is a composer, performer (electronics/visuals), sound artist, and educator currently based in Crete. He studied Physics at the University of Crete and Music Composition at the Ionian ...

related works

Θρήνος (lament) : for string trio / Nikos Kokolakis

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: String Trio (violin, viola, cello)
Instruments: vn vla vc

The violin : for violin solo, 1995-1996, revision 1998 / Kim Bowman

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Violin
Instruments: vl

Rhapsodical music : for 2 violins / Henri C. van Praag

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Violin
Instruments: 2vl

Variaties voor viool solo : 1994 / Ludwig Otten

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Violin
Instruments: vl

 

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Six Variations on Shalom Aleichem : for baroque violin / Nikos Kokolakis

Publisher's number: 21853
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Violin
Instruments: vn
Remarks: Six Variations on Shalom Aleichem was first performed in September 2022 as part of Relocations: polyphony and identity, a site-specific multimedia performance installation by Yael Levy and Nikos Kokolakis.
Duration: 7'00"
Number of players: 1
Year of composition: 2022
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
Shalom Aleichem (Peace upon you) is a traditional Jewish song signalling the arrival of Shabbat and welcoming the angels. The version of the melody used as the theme in the Six Variations on Shalom Aleichem was composed in 1918 by I. Goldfarb. Within the form of theme and variations, Six Variations on Shalom Aleichem is a reflection on the constant process of establishing an identity and seeking ways of coexistence within an ever-changing world. It is inspired by the history and the vibrant spiritual atmosphere of Etz Hayyim.
Etz Hayyim is the only remaining Synagogue in Crete, a testament to a rich Cretan Jewish heritage that lasted for over 2000 years, and which almost ended abruptly in 1944 during the German Occupation. It was restored and rededicated in 1999.

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