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Balos - A Traditional Greek Dance
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Zorba the Greek
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Zorba's Dance
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Strose To Stroma Sou / Doxa To Theo / Varka Sto Gialo
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S'afti Ti Gitonia

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Mikis Theodorakis is a renowned Greek troubadour and one of his country's greatest composers. He wrote many symphonies, cantatas, several ballets and operas, plus popular songs including "Zorba the Greek," famous from Herb Alpert's instrumental hit. Born in 1925 on the Greek island of Chios, Theodorakis began writing songs quite early. He formed his own choir and gave his first performance at the age of 17. An active resistance fighter during World War II, he studied at the cons... Read more

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