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Petridis: Requiem for the Emperor Constantine Palaiologos
8.574354-55 (Naxos, CD, 2 discs)
FIRST RELEASE (3 December 2021)
Playing time: 59'30"/69'48" - TT 129'18"
Tracks: 18 + 11
Booklet pages: 28
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© 2021 Naxos Rights (Europe) Ltd
Main country of recording: Bulgaria
Country of manufacture: Germany
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Petridis: Requiem for the Emperor Constantine Palaiologos published on 16 December 2021
Sophia Kyanidou, soprano
Theodora Baka, mezzo-soprano
Angelo Simos, tenor
Christoforos Stamboglis, bass
Golden Voices of Ruse
Sofia Metropolitan Golden Voices
Nikolaos Mantzaros Wind Ensemble
Sofia Amadeus Orchestra
Byron Fidetzis, conductor
Petros Petridis (1892-1977):
1-18 Requiem for the Emperor Constantine Palaiologos
1-4 Requiem for the Emperor Constantine Palaiologos (concluded)
5-8 Symphony No 3 in D minor, 'Parisian' (1941-3/1944-6)
9-11 Concerto Grosso for Winds and Timpani, Op 11 (1929)
All works have been restored and edited by Byron Fidetzis (born 1945)
Recorded: 9–11 January and 23–24 July 2006 (CD1 and CD2 tracks 1-4), 9–11 January 2006 (CD2 tracks 5-8) at Bulgaria Hall, Sofia, Bulgaria, and 19 March and 1 April 1989 at Studio Sierra, Athens, Greece (CD2 tracks 9-11).