Jani Christou

1926-1970

Recordings




Jani Christou: Archive Recordings



SIRIUS RECORDS (4 cd's)

Volume 1
Sirius SMH 200110 2

Phoenix Music
for orchestra in five continuous movements
Greek Radio Symphony Orchestra (E.I.R). Conductor: Franz Litschauer
Duration 11'20"

Six T.S. Eliot Songs
for mezzo-soprano and piano (1955)
Alice Gabbai, mezzo-soprano. Piero Guarino, piano
Duration 12'27"

The Strychnine Lady
for solo viola (female), five actors, instrumental ensemble,
tapes, various sound objects and a red cloth.
Second Hellenic Week of Contemporary Music Ensemble. Soloist: Rhoda Lee Rhea, Viola
Duration 24'57"

Enantiodromia
for orchestra
Elaboration and mixing of four different recorded performances of the work (1969)
Oakland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor Gerhard Samuel
Duration 11'52"

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Volume 2
Sirius SMH 200111 2

Symphony No.1
for mezzo soprano and orchestra in 3 continuous movements
Athens State Orchestra. Kitsa Damassiotou, mezzo-soprano. Conductor: Alec Sherman
Duration 24'57"

Tongues of Fire a Pentecost Oratorio
for orchestra mezzo-soprano, baritone, tenor, mixed choir and orchestra
Bach Festival Chorus and Orchestra. Kostas Paschalis, baritone. Irma Colassi, mezzo-soprano. Gerald English, Tenor. Conductor: Piero Guarino
Duration 24'04

Anaparastasis I - astronkatithanykteronomigyrin
for baritone and instrumental ensemble
Spyros Sakkas, baritone Hellenic Group of Contemporary Music, cond. Th. Antoniou Duration
Duration 10'17"

Epicycle 2
version for record Tape - mixing (unfinished) by composer
prepared by composer
Duration 9'32"

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Volume 3

Sirius SMH 200112 2

Pattern and Permutations
for orchestra
Greek Radio Symphony Orchestra (E.I.R). Conductor Andreas Paridis
Duration 27'40"

Mysterion
Scenic oratorio on ancient Egyptian sacred texts for narrator,
three mixed choirs, orchestra, tapes and actors.
Copenhagen Radio Chorus and Orchestra. Conductor. Miltiadis Karydis
Duration 25'39

Anaparastasis III - The Pianist
for one actor, instrumental ensemble and tapes
Gregory Semitecolo, actor Studio Fur Neue Musik, cond. Theodore Antoniou
Duration 10'43"

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Volume 4
Sirius SMH 200113 2

Six T.S.Eliot Songs (orchestral version)
Alexandra Papatziakou, mezzo-soprano
Greek Radio Symphony Orchestra (E.I.R), Alice Gabbai, mezzo-soprano. Piero Guarino,conductor.

Praxis for 12
for 11 strings, piano & percussion
Accademia Musicale Napoletana Chamber Orchestra. Conductor-Pianist, Piero Guarino
Duration 8'47"

Epicycle (I)
Happening for a modifiable vocal and instrumental ensemble, actors, tapes visual projections.
Third Hellenic Week of Contemporary Music Ensemble. Stewart Dempster, trombone, Yannis Goumas, comferencier. Gregoris Semitecolo - acting a happening. Conductor, Theodore Antoniou.
Duration 45'33"

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Jani Christou - Late Works


EMI Greece (stereo) 14C063-70030

(deleted LP)

Praxis for 12
for 12 for 11 strings, piano & percussion
Nelly Semitecolo, piano and percussion Andreas Rodoussakis, double bass
Duration 8'55"

Anaparastasis I - astronkatithanykteronomigyrin
for baritone and instrumental ensemble
Spyros Sakkas, baritone Hellenic Group of Contemporary Music, cond. Th. Antoniou Duration
Duration 10'40"

Anaparastasis III - The Pianist
for one actor, instrumental ensemble and tapes
Gregory Semitecolo, actor Hellenic Group of Contemporary Music, cond. Th. Antoniou
Duration 10'15"

Epicycle 2
version for record Tape
prepared by composer
Duration 9'30"

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Jani Christou (CD)


ANKH Productions C 2101-2

Ankh Productions, 37 Agiou Ioannou Theologou street, 15561 Holargos, Athens, Greece tel. 00 301 65 45 966 fax 00 301 65 45 431
e-mail:ankh@otenet.gr

Phoenix Music
The Orchestra of Colours, Miltos Logiades.conductor

Six T.S.Eliot Songs (orchestral version)
Alexandra Papatziakou, mezzo-soprano
The Orchestra of Colours, Miltos Logiades.conductor

Toccata
for Pianoforte and Orchestra Nelly Semitekolo pf. The Orchestra of Colours, Miltos Logiades.conductor

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Jani Christou (LP)


Edition RZ (Germany) ED. RZ 1006

Enantiodromia (play of opposites)
for orchestra (1965 revised 1968)
Oakland Symphony Orchestra, leader Gerhard Samuel
Duration 11'54"

Praxis for 12
for 11 strings, piano & percussion
Rundfunkorchester Hannover des NDR leader Michael Tabachnik, piano Georges Pludermacher
Duration 9'35"

Epicycle
Tonband version Jani Christou
Duration 9'35"

Anaparastasis III - The Pianist
for one actor, instrumental ensemble and tapes
Ensemble Musik unserer Zeit leader Theodore Antoniou soloist Grigoris Semitekolo
Duration 11'11"

Mysterion - Prolog - Sprechertext
tonband
Duration 5'0"