When the stranger comes / [written by] Yannis Ritsos. Requiem for voice, blood and Newtown / by Christine Papangelis.
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Duration: 64 min.
Acoustic artwork broadcast on ABC Radio National's Sunday Night program, 21 March 2004. CD also includes a reading of the short story of the week.
Non-commercial recording. For study purposes only.
Summary: 'When the stranger comes': Written in 1958, 'When the Stranger Comes' is considered one of the most accomplished works of the Greek poet Yannis Ritsos. This epic poem is read by the renowned poet and writer Antigone Kefala from the translation by Peter Green and Beverly Bardsley. The music is provided by members of The Habibis.
Summary: 'Requiem for voice, blood and Newtown': An impressionistic program using the Greek Orthodox idea of the requiem, chanting, and chorus to mourn loss of accent and voice, and to celebrate the experiences of some second-generation Greek-Australian women. A memoir of growing up in a Greek community in the inner city Sydney suburb of Newtown. With Maria Papangelis, Evdokia Kataharnas, Stacy Caponas, Antigone Kefala, May Ting. Produced by Christine Papangelis.
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