I. Scilla e Cariddi
"Scilla and Cariddi" is named after the Straits between Reggio and Messina. The two places at the mouth of the Strait of Messina were famous in ancient times for the difficulties that the sailors had to overcome when they came in that part of the sea. Scilla and Cariddi were two goddesses causing the whirlpools and the rough sea that killed the sailors in the ancient times.
II. Balad Al Unnâb (Jujubes City)
Annaba is a city in the northeastern corner of Algeria near the Seybouse River. Most of the people call this city Balad Al Unnâb, i.e. the Jujubes city, because of the abundance of this fruit in the area.
Preveza (Greek: Πρέβεζα) is a town in the region of Epirus, northwestern Greece, located at the mouth of the Ambracian Gulf. It is the capital of the regional unit of Preveza, which is part of the region of Epirus. Is the native city of Odysseas Androutsos, a hero of the Greek War of Independence.
IV. Corniche (الكرنيش Al-Kurnīsh)
The Corniche (الكرنيش Al-Kurnīsh) is a waterfront promenade corniche in Alexandria, Egypt, running along the Eastern Harbour. It is one of the major corridors for traffic in Alexandria. It runs for over ten miles and ends by the Montaza Palace.
released December 6, 2015
Julyo (guitars, bass guitar, mandola, synthesizers and shakers)
Szalay Péter (Greek bouzouki)
Georgi Ivanov (cajón, batá and claps)
Itamar Kornel (frame drum, bells)
Dario "Duck" Rodighiero (piano)
Recorded and mixed at Boom Studio and Origo Studio (Budapest, HU), ExP Studio IE and various locations in Europe (hotel rooms, backstages, open-air spaces, etc.)
Originally recorded on a 4-track Akai GX-210 Stero Reel To Reel taperecorder
Mixed at Origo Studio HU
Additional mastering at BasicPro Studios, Spain
All music written by Giulio D'Agostino (BMI) except "Preveza" by Giulio D'Agostino (BMI) and Szalay Péter - Published by Sentric Music UK
Photography by Ferdia Sean Mooney
"Corniche (الكرنيش Al-Kurnīsh)" video credits: Alessandro Tesei (camera, editing and direction), Georgiana Iacob (model), Ferdia Sean Mooney (additional video footage)
"Mediterraneo (trailer)" video credits: Ferdia Sean Mooney (camera), Alessandro Tesei (camera), Michal for Yolanda Studios (camera and audio), EuroFolk TV (camera) and Kata Forgács (editing).
PR: Becsei Tímea at Organic Communications HU
European Regional Development Fund production in collaboration with Organic Communications, Budapest (HU)
A special thanks to European Association of Folklore Festivals (EAFF), Kammamuri and Aaron Brady.
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