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SUNSET IN RIALTO

Just an old song of mine in a home recording from last summer. Me and a friend on guitars and him also singing it as my voice was quite out of order. Since it has Greekk lyrics I give a rough translation

VENEZIA…

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Added by Socrates Arvanitakis on May 14, 2017 at 1:22am — No Comments

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

HAPPY%20BIRTHDAY.pdf

HAPPY%20BIRTHDAY.mp3

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Added by Socrates Arvanitakis on December 12, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

A DEEP SEA

Although changes of tempo and fermatas are included in the PDF and are part of the performance instructions they have been avoided in the XML and MP3 files as they would hinder the synchronization of sound and video (for some reason that I have not discovered yet), but they are realized in this live recording of 2002 when I had an alto voice available.

Sorry about the cello sound, I was just improvising on an old Yamaha guitar synth that was about in the studio, but then I lost it.…

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Added by Socrates Arvanitakis on November 30, 2015 at 8:01pm — 2 Comments

WINTER SONNET

scroll : http://helicon.gr/abcweb.html?xml=downloads362&med=downloads361

pdf : WINTER%20SONNET.pdf

mp3 :…

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Added by Socrates Arvanitakis on October 25, 2015 at 12:12am — No Comments

Chassaposervikos (fast butcher's dance) in Re Sabach

Just messing with some old bouzouki solos of mine and adding more instruments to them. :-)

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Added by Socrates Arvanitakis on October 11, 2015 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

song: MUTUAL DEPRECIATION

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Added by Socrates Arvanitakis on September 2, 2015 at 2:44am — No Comments

WHEN YOU GO TO FOREIGN PARTS

Some friend dedicated this to me tonight and I thought of sharing it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msi5namomwE…

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Added by Socrates Arvanitakis on August 18, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

LIKE A VOLCANO (theory "X" song)

Notes

This is a song in Greek, from a very long poetic text that I wrote years ago entitled "THEORY X".

The header tags in the lyrics page are a directory for placing the song in…

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Added by Socrates Arvanitakis on August 3, 2015 at 12:42pm — No Comments

ZEIBEKIKO VRAKADIKO DANCE-ISLAND OF SAMOTHRACE

This instrumental dance is a transcription for mandolin of a piece from the island of Samothrace, for whoever (from rebetiko.sealabs.net members, or members of this forum) wants to learn it.

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Added by Socrates Arvanitakis on June 29, 2015 at 1:03pm — 2 Comments

BETWEEN THIS BIG BLUE SEA AND YOU

edited pending work on it.

Added by Socrates Arvanitakis on June 14, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

HIGH YOU BUILD YOUR NEST (rebetiko song)

This is another transcription of an old rebetiko song fοr mandolin, for whoever (from rebetiko.sealabs.net members, or members of this forum) wants to learn it.…

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Added by Socrates Arvanitakis on June 7, 2015 at 4:05am — No Comments

XINO NERO - RHYTHMIC/MOTIVIC ANALYSIS

This is a basic rhythmic/motivic analysis of one of the pieces from the previous post answering some points made in a another music site for whoever (from rebetiko.sealabs.net members, or members of this forum) wants to read it.

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Added by Socrates Arvanitakis on June 5, 2015 at 9:22am — No Comments

KARSILAMAS DANCES- XINO NERO 4 & FYSOYNI

These two dances are transcriptions of old Greek folk music for mandolin, for whoever (from rebetiko.sealabs.net members, or members of this forum) wants to learn it.

mp3 1 XINO NERO 4…

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Added by Socrates Arvanitakis on June 5, 2015 at 1:25am — No Comments

KARSILAMAS DANCE-Island of Kythnos

This is another transcription of an old rebetiko dance for mandolin/violin for whoever (from rebetiko.sealabs.net members, or members of this forum) wants to learn it.

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Added by Socrates Arvanitakis on May 31, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

ΑΛΑΝΙΑΡΑ ΑΠ' ΤΟΝ ΠΕΡΑΙΑ (ROUGH GIRL FROM PIRAEUS)

This is another transcription of an old rebetiko song for mandolin, for whoever (from rebetiko.sealabs.net members, or members of this forum) wants to learn it.

mp3

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Added by Socrates Arvanitakis on May 24, 2015 at 2:56pm — No Comments

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