Mandolin in Greece

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The Best Kantades from Ionian Islands – CD by Fotis Aleporos (~1983)

This is an old recording with Fotis Aleporos Mandolin Orchestra & Choir. I played the octave mandolin with this orchestra from 1976-2007.

I was surprised to find that the CD is now being sold in Ioanian Islands (Cephalonia, Corfu etc.). I bought a copy myself during the summer of 2014, while on vacation at beautiful Caphalonia.

Kantades Fotis Aleporos

Recorded: ~1983, remastered and distributed by www.supersound.com.gr

Studio: ERT Studio

CD Cover Art: Unknown

Performers:Fotis Aleporos Mandolin Orchestra (~30 members, playing mandolin, mandola, octave mandolin and guitar) & Choir (~20 members, most from the Greek National Opera House).

I play the Octave Mandolin in this recording.

 

Mandolin in Greece – Articles to Read

18Dec, 2014

Agrambelli (Η Αγράμπρελη)- A beautiful Song from Mandolin Orchestra & Choir of Fotis Aleporos – tMt TV #46

By |December 18th, 2014|Categories: Greek Kantades, Mandolin Videos|Tags: |Comments Off on Agrambelli (Η Αγράμπρελη)- A beautiful Song from Mandolin Orchestra & Choir of Fotis Aleporos – tMt TV #46

Agrambeli Although I am Greek, I have spent thousands of hours (yes, really) during these last years writing about the mandolin but without focusing on Greece. I did that on purpose to point the [...]

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