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Bridge

Sheet Music: Score

The Bridge / music: Themos Mexis ; lyrics: George Loukas.

by Themos Mexis (1974)

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A tale of the haunted medieval bridge in Arta, north west Greece. It is said to have the body of the master builder's wife buried in it's foundations...."as the builder crosses at dusk he still hears her cries and weeps...".

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (33p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced

Duration: 15 min.

First performance by Mexis Orchestra, Themos Mexis, Stavros Hartofilis, Mexis Choir — 3 Oct 76. Sydney Town Hall

This composition form is based on the Greek 'rembetika' style song and Byzantine chant. The chorus is in 9/4 [traditionally 9/8] the "Zembekiko" dance rhythm. This is a proud emotional and expressive dance was traditionally danced solo.

Libretto, by George Loukas, based on Greek myth "The master builder".

This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.

This edition produced Jul 97.

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