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Giya Kancheli

key, syn, p, *1935 BE, Tbilisi
Musician / Composer of Classical

Giya Alexandrovich Kancheli (Georgian: გია ყანჩელი; born 10 August 1935 in Tbilisi, Transcaucasian SFSR, Soviet Union) is a Georgian composer resident in Belgium.Since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, Kancheli has lived in Western Europe: first in Berlin, and since 1995 in Antwerp, where he became composer-in-residence for the Royal Flemish Philharmonic.

  • Keyboards
  • Synthesizer
  • Piano
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Tune from the Film by Lana Gogoberidze: When Almonds Blossomed on Motherland by Khatia Buniatishvili
Miniature No. 7 on Giya Kancheli: Miniatures for Violin and Piano by Giya Kancheli, Andrea Cortesi & Marco Venturi
Piano Piece No. 23 on Elusive Affinity by Anna Gourari
33 Miniatures for Piano (Excerpts): No. 12, Luminoso on Memories from Home by Elisaveta Blumina
33 Miniatures for Piano (Excerpts): No. 22, Grazioso on Memories from Home by Elisaveta Blumina
Simple Music for Piano, N. 17 (Theme From "Richard III") on Midwinter Spring: Kancheli - Pärt - Vasks by Giya Kancheli & Alessandro Stella
Simple Music for Piano, N. 3 (Theme From "When Almonds Blossomed") on Midwinter Spring: Kancheli - Pärt - Vasks by Giya Kancheli & Alessandro Stella
Simple Music for Piano, N. 14 (Theme From "Khanuma") on Midwinter Spring: Kancheli - Pärt - Vasks by Giya Kancheli & Alessandro Stella
Simple Music for Piano, N. 26: Herio Bichebo (From "Earth, This Is Your Son") on Midwinter Spring: Kancheli - Pärt - Vasks by Giya Kancheli & Alessandro Stella
Midday Prayers For Solo Clarinet And 19 Players on Caris Mere by Giya Kancheli, Maacha Deubner, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra & Dennis Russell Davies

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Title Artist Year Type
Djansug Kakhidze The Legacy Vol. 5Jansug Kakhidze, Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra, Richard Strauss, Avet Terteryan, Giya Kancheli2016Album
Works For Piano And OrchestraGalina Ustvolskaya / Valentin Silvestrov / Giya Kancheli - Elisaveta Blumina, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Thomas Sanderling2016Album
Miniatures For Violin And PianoGiya Kancheli, Andrea Cortesi, Marco Venturi2016Album
ChiaroscuroGiya Kancheli2015Album
Midwinter SpringGiya Kancheli, Arvo Pärt, Pēteris Vasks, Alessandro Stella2015Album
Music For Violin And PianoPhilip Glass, Giya Kancheli, Erkki-Sven Tüür / Andrea Cortesi, Marco Venturi2014Album
Themes From The SongbookGiya Kancheli – Dino Saluzzi / Gidon Kremer / Andrei Pushkarev2010Album
In The Mood Of Giya KancheliXylem Trio / Giya Kancheli2010Album
Little ImberGiya Kancheli2008Album
RemindingMatthew Barley, Mati Kuulberg, Alfred Schnittke, Arvo Pärt, Franghiz Ali-Zadeh, Giya Kancheli, Dmitri Shostakovich, Stephen De Pledge2005Album
In L'Istesso TempoGiya Kancheli2005Album
Simi · Mourned By The WindGiya Kancheli – Alexander Ivashkin And The Russian State Symphony Cappella Under Valery Polyansky2005Album
Time... And AgainArvo Pärt, Pēteris Vasks, Alfred Schnittke, Giya Kancheli, Vadim Gluzman, Angela Yoffe2004Album
DiplipitoGiya Kancheli2004Album
Eastern Approaches - Music From Former Soviet RepublicsXenia Ensemble : Giya Kancheli / Franghiz Ali-Zadeh / Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky2002Album
Styx / Viola ConcertoGiya Kancheli, Sofia Gubaidulina, Yuri Bashmet, Orchestra Of The Mariinsky Theatre, Valery Gergiev2002Album
Henze: Symphony No. 9 · Kancheli: And Farewell Goes Out Sighing...Kurt Masur at the The New York Philharmonic Orchestra - Hans Werner Henze, Giya Kancheli2001Album
Symphonies No.4 & No.5Giya Kancheli • Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra, Jansug Kakhidze2001Album
Magnum IgnotumGiya Kancheli - Mstislav Rostropovich2000Album
LamentGiya Kancheli, Gidon Kremer1999Album
Trauerfarbenes LandGiya Kancheli1998Album
Symphonies No. 1 & No. 2Giya Kancheli – Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra, Jansug Kakhidze1998Album
Light Sorrow (For Voices & Orchestra) / Mourned By The Wind (For Orchestra & Solo Cello)Giya Kancheli - France Springuel, I Fiamminghi, Rudolf Werthen1997Album
Caris MereGiya Kancheli1997Album
Bright Sorrow · Mourned By The WindGiya Kancheli1997Album
Symphony No.3 / Symphony No.3, FratresGiya Kancheli, Arvo Pärt, Franz Welser-Möst, The London Philharmonic Orchestra1996Album
ExilGiya Kancheli1995Album
Abii Ne VideremGiya Kancheli1995Album
Film Music - Extracts From The Original SoundtracksGiya Kancheli1995Compil.
Symphonies 2 & 7Giya Kancheli - Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Michail Jurowski1995Album
Symphonies Nos. 1, 4 & 5Giya Kancheli, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, James DePreist1995Album
Symphonies No. 6 & No. 7 "Epilogue"Giya Kancheli - Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra, Jansug Kakhidze1994Album
Vom Winde Beweint / Konzert Für Viola Und OrchesterGiya Kancheli / Alfred Schnittke - Kim Kashkashian, Dennis Russell Davies1992Album
Symphonies Nos. 1 & 7 / Liturgy For Viola And OrchestraGiya Kancheli - Moscow State Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Фёдор Глущенко1992Album
Mourned By The WindGiya Kancheli1991Album
III International Music Festival Leningrad 88 Vol. 2Ivan Jevtić / Ladislav Kubík / Giya Kancheli1991Album
Symphonies N4,N5Giya Kancheli - State Symphony Orchestra Of Georgia, Jansug Kakhidze1990Album
Светлая Печаль = Light SorrowGiya Kancheli1988Album
Симфонии № 3 И 6Giya Kancheli1984Album
Симфонии N4,N5Giya Kancheli - State Symphony Orchestra Of Georgia1979Album
ХанумаGiya Kancheli1975Album
Берикаоба / Симфония № 1Бидзина Квернадзе / Giya Kancheli1975Album
Солдат / Лярго И Аллегро / СачидаоОтар Тактакишвили / Giya Kancheli / Реваз Лагидзе1965Album
Light Sorrow (For Voices & Orchestra) / Mourned By The Wind (For Orchestra & Solo Cello)Giya KancheliAlbum
Symphony No. 5 & Bright SorrowGiya Kancheli, Jansug Kakhidze, Georgian Radio Symphony Orchestra, State Symphony Orchestra Of GeorgiaAlbum
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