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Tsoupaki, Calliope

General: Calliope Tsoupaki was born on May 27, 1963, in Piraeus (Greece). Education: Calliope Tsoupaki was educated at the Hellinicon Conservatory in Athens and took composition lessons with Yannis Ioanithis. Besides ...

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Melos hidiston : for voice, tenor recorder, viola, cello, double bass and piano, 1991 / Calliope Tsoupaki

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, cop. 1992
Publisher's number: 08090
Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Voice and instrument(s)
Instruments: sopr rec-t pf vla vc cb
Remarks: Voor sopraan. - Griekse tekst uit het Hooglied, tevens getranslittereerd. - Getranslittereerde tekst met Engelse vert. apart afgedrukt. - In opdracht van het Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst en Stichting Prime. - Tijdsduur: ca. 15'
Duration: 15'00"
Number of players: 6
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
Program note (English): Melos hidiston, as the title implies, is a piece based on two fragments from the Song of Songs, a love poem included in the Old Testament ascribed to Solomon. I use the text as it is in the first Greek translation of the O: the Greek letter for the numer 70. The title consits of the two words: melos that is a general word for melody, and hidiston, an adjective that means sweetest. So the literal translation of the title is melody sweetest. According to that the text is mostly set on melismatic melodies that are as well the most used musical element in the piece. - CALLIOPE TSOUPAKI

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