LYRICS: IOANNIDIS NIKOLAOS -The visionary
From the music CD: Be a master of your fate!
All songs in this album are written, arranged, performed, and produced by
Ioannidis N. is a composer, musicologist, multi-instrumentalist performer, media theorist, and digital media creative producer (with formal qualifications in Music, Musicology, Media Studies, and Digital Media Studies).
Created in 1997, released in 2000 by
Homo Ecumenicus Publishing
Music, lyrics, performance: Ioannidis Nikolaos
Dreams are born from his music,
worlds fall from his songs.
He is walking his own path,
with melodies, rhymes
barriers to break,
bridges to make.
A life spent in searching,
a soul meant to dream
visions of a world sane and free.
In times of confusion,
he leaves his trace.
LINKS TO OTHER WORKS BY IOANNIDIS
A list of all IOANNIDIS' works (musical works, lyrics, essays, translations of classical texts) is available at his WORKS page.
ESSAYS on music and media
MP3 files of his musical works (samples and some full songs) are available for downloading at the Ioannidis Mp3 page
Works of interest to classicists and composers
The Music of Ancient Greeks an approach to the original singing of the Homeric epics and the lyrical poetry of the 8th-5th century B.C.
MUSIC and RELIGION (extant ancient Greek religious songs, Byzantine chant, Gregorian chant, Quranic chant)
Oedipus Rex English opera. Audio excerpt of this work is available online in mp3 format. Also available is the complete Greek text of Sophocles' tragedy "Oedipus the king".
Works of interest to poets and lyricists Ancient Greek epic and lyrical poems translated into English by Ioannidis (The original Greek texts are also available on the same page)
LYRICS (to songs from the albums Mass insanity , BE A MASTER OF YOUR FATE! , AREN'T YOU FED UP? ) dealing with the dominant political, social, and ethical issues of our time: the erosion of the nation state, globalization, terrorism, the moral and cultural decadence of modern society.
Works of interest to music performers
Instrumental performance:12-string Guitar Works (12 string classical guitar), Mass insanity (electric guitar, fretless guitar), The Music of Ancient Greeks (ancient Greek instruments -ancient kithara, aulos, ethnic percussion).
Vocal performance: MUSIC and RELIGION (including some tracks with performance of ancient Greek instruments)
Visit also the page: ANCIENT GREEK INSTRUMENTS with information about ancient stringed instruments and replicas of some of them
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