2004 Athens Opening Ceremony Music List

Musical Compositions for the 2004 Athens Olympic Games Opening Ceremony
Source: http://www.insomnia.gr/forum/showthread.php?t=84535

Giorgos Panousopoulos – Olympia to Athens
Stavros Xarshakos – Zeimbekiko

Arrival of the Greek Flag
Manos Xatzidakis, arranged by Nikos Kipourgos – Nychterinos Peripatos (Night Stroll)
John Psathas, ERT Orchestra of Greece – Fanfare I (The President’s Arrival)
Nikolaos Mantzaros – Imnos is tin Eleftherian
Nikos Kipourgos – Leuko kai Galazio (White and Blue)

Manos Xatzidakis, arranged by Nikos Kipourgos – T’asteri tou voria (Northern Star)
Gustav Mahler, arranged by Giorgos Koumentakis – Symphony No. 3, movement VI

Allegory (Eros)
Giorgos Koumentakis – Erastes (Lovers)

Konstantinos Vita – Passage

Book of Life/DNA
Verdi, performed by Callas – Qui radames verra… o patria mi
Nikos Kipourgos – Diplos Elikas (Double Spiral)

Olive Tree
Giorgos Trantalidis – Karpos
Manos Xatzidakis, arranged by Giorgos Trantalidis – Asteri tou voria

Parade of the Athletes
DJ Tiesto – Heroes, Breda 8PM, Ancient History, Traffic, Euphoria, Athena, Olympic Flame, Lethal Industry, Coming Home, Adagio for Strings, Victorious, Forever Today
Nikko Patrelakis – Elliniki Omada (Greek Team)

Song for the Athletes
Bjork – Oceania

Opening of the Games
John Psathas – Fanfare II
Giorgos Koumentakis – Kampanes (Bells)
Mikis Theodorakis, arranged by John Psathas – “Sta Pervolia” from Zorbas Act I, scene 6
Spyros Samaras, arranged by J Psathas – Olimpiakos Imnos
John Psathas – Fanfare III

Tribute to the Olympic Cities
Konstantinos Vita – 28

The Flame
Claude Debussy, arranged by J Psathas – Fanfare from ‘King Lear’
John Psathas – Fos (Light), variation of Finale from Shostakovich’s ‘Pirogov’
Manos Xatzidakis, arranged by K Vita – Peristeri (Ela Pare Mou Ti Lipi – Come Take My Sorrow Away)


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