Ter Vogormia, The Desert I, The Desert II, Sevda Zinçiri, Holokaftoma, Ter Vogormia (reprise) Words by Siamanto (Atom Yarjanian), 1909 Music by Diamanda Galás Taped recitation by Shakeh Kadehijan Liturgical melody “TER VOGORMIA” by Marar Yekmalian With excerpts from ‘THE DESERT’ by Adonis (Ali Ahmad Said), 1982; ”‘Priere-Litanie” (Psalm 34); “Sevda Zinciri”, anonymous; ”A Desperate Vitality” by Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922-1975); ”Those Who Stopped Halfway” by José Maria Cuellar; ”Symposium” by Nikos Kazantzakis (1883-1957);
The text of HATRED was published by the large circulation Turkish newspapaer Hurriyet on 18 July 1974, just 48 hours before the Turkish invasion of Cyprus by order of the Bulent Ecevit government.
Words by Dr. Freidoun Bet-Oraham As read by Nicholas Bet-Gulawi
Words and Music by Diamanda Galás
Anonymous, Zembekiko First recorded in 1920, and made famous by the great Sotiria Bellou.
Words by César Vallejo Music by Diamanda Galás From “SERMON ON BARBARISM” 1923 – 1926 with excerpts from “THE WINDOWS SHUDDERED” from PAYROLL OF BONES 1923 – 1926.
Words and Music by Udi Hrant
Words and Music by Papaioanou First recorded in 1948, and made famous by the great Sotiria Bellou.
Words by Henri Michaux Music by Diamanda Galás
Words by Paul Celan Music by Diamanda Galás
All of Diamanda’s song cycles constantly evolve and therefore are subject to change at any time.