Musical Travelogue with Domna Samiou - Epirus
Music program, Television, ERT, 1976
“Musical Travelogue with Domna Samiou” (“Musiko Odiporiko me ti Domna Samiou”) was a television series researched and presented by Domna Samiou and broadcast by Greek National Television in 1976-1977. Each episode was dedicated to the music and dance tradition of a different area of Greece.
This episode is dedicated to the musical tradition of Epirus. Through a comprehensive review of the area’s history as well as of its folk and music tradition, Domna Samiou presents songs and dances of the area.
Apart from the other songs and dances presented in the episode, you can watch here:
In the village of Parakalamo, the family of Chaliyanni playing the Tsakistos dance from Pogoni. The musicians are: Christos Chaliyannis playing the clarinet; Kostas Chaliyannis playing the violin; Vassilis Chaliyannis playing the lute; Thanassis Chaliyannis playing the tambourine.
In the village of Ktismata the Polyphonic Group from Pogoni singing the song Pleasant company.
A group of musicians playing the shepherds' tune Skaros. The musicians are: Constantinos Neofotistos playing the clarinet; Stavros Saadedin playing the lute; Constantinos Saadedin or Kerimis playing the violin; Napoleon Tzichas playing the lute; Mattheos Stavropoulos playing the tambourine.
The same group of musicians singing the song As I travelled along the road sung by Mattheos Stavropoulos.