Jani Christou

Real Name:
Γιάννης Χρήστου
Profile:
Greek composer of contemporary music (b. 1926, Heliopolis, Egypt; d. 1970, Athens). He studied logic and philosophy under Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell, music privately with H.F. Redlich (distinguished musicologist and pupil of Alban Berg), and orchestration with Angelo Francesco Lavagnino. He also culminated for a short period in Zurich, where he met and attended lectures in psychology with Carl Jung. Christou was as much a philosopher and metaphysician as he was a composer, and all of his music sprang from his philosophical studies and theories. At the time of his death, his music was being played at some of the most prestigious international music festivals, and he was also preparing to unveil the most ambitious project of his, a contemporary opera based on Aeschylus's Oresteia (1967-70).
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Albums

Μ/312-315 Jani Christou - Phoenix Music album art Γιάννης Χρήστου* Phoenix Music(2x12", Album, Mono) M.S.S. Recording Μ/312-315 UK 1950 Sell This Version
MM 499/500 Jani Christou - Symphony album art Γιάννης Χρήστου* Symphony(12", Album, Mono) Modern Recording MM 499/500 UK 1951 Sell This Version
Jani Christou - 1. Τελευταία Έργα = 1. Late Works album art Γιάννης Χρήστου* = Jani Christou Γιάννης Χρήστου* = Jani Christou - 1. Τελευταία Έργα = 1. Late Works Columbia, His Master's Voice Greece 1974 Sell This Version
Jani Christou - Mysterion (1966) : Oratorio On Ancient Egyptian Funerary Texts album art Jani Christou Mysterion (1966) : Oratorio On Ancient Egyptian Funerary Texts Ελληνική Δισκογραφία, Ελληνική Δισκογραφία Greece 1986 Sell This Version
0282/3 Jani Christou - Αφιέρωμα Στο Ελληνικό Χορόδραμα Της Ραλλούς Μάνου album art Θεόδωρος Αντωνίου*, Μίκης Θεοδωράκης*, Αργύρης Κουνάδης, Νίκος Σκαλκώτας*, Γιάννης Χρήστου* Θεόδωρος Αντωνίου*, Μίκης Θεοδωράκης*, Αργύρης Κουνάδης, Νίκος Σκαλκώτας*, Γιάννης Χρήστου* - Αφιέρωμα Στο Ελληνικό Χορόδραμα Της Ραλλούς Μάνου(2xLP, Album, Promo) Lyra 0282/3 Greece 1988 Sell This Version
91134 Jani Christou - Συμφωνία Αρ. 2 Για Ορχήστρα Και Χορωδία = Symphony No 2 For Orchestra And Choir album art Γιάννης Χρήστου* = Jani Christou, Η Συμφωνική Ορχήστρα* Και Η Χορωδία Της ΕΡΤ* = ERT Symphony Orchestra* And Choir*, Μ. Καρύδης* = M. Karidis* Γιάννης Χρήστου* = Jani Christou, Η Συμφωνική Ορχήστρα* Και Η Χορωδία Της ΕΡΤ* = ERT Symphony Orchestra* And Choir*, Μ. Καρύδης* = M. Karidis* - Συμφωνία Αρ. 2 Για Ορχήστρα Και Χορωδία = Symphony No 2 For Orchestra And Choir(LP) ΕΡΤ (Ελληνική Ραδιοφωνία-Τηλεόραση) 91134 Greece 1990 Sell This Version
Jani Christou - Enantiodromia / Praxis / Epicycle / Anaparastasis III / Mysterion Prolog / Mysterion Sprechertext album art Jani Christou Enantiodromia / Praxis / Epicycle / Anaparastasis III / Mysterion Prolog / Mysterion Sprechertext (Album) Edition RZ Germany 1992 Sell This Version
2101-2 Jani Christou - Phoenix Music / Six T.S. Eliot Songs / Toccata For Piano And Orchestra album art Γιάννης Χρήστου* - Ορχήστρα Των Χρωμάτων* Γιάννης Χρήστου* - Ορχήστρα Των Χρωμάτων* - Phoenix Music / Six T.S. Eliot Songs / Toccata For Piano And Orchestra(CD, Album) Ankh Productions 2101-2 Greece 2000 Sell This Version
Yafka VIII Jani Christou - Six Songs On T.S. Eliot Poems / Trilogy From Bacchae By Euripides / 10 Inventions C.P. Cavafy album art Spyros Sakkas (Baritone) Sings: Jannis Christou*, Manos Hadjidakis, Dimitri Mitropoulos , Piano George Couroupos* Spyros Sakkas (Baritone) Sings: Jannis Christou*, Manos Hadjidakis, Dimitri Mitropoulos , Piano George Couroupos* - Six Songs On T.S. Eliot Poems / Trilogy From Bacchae By Euripides / 10 Inventions C.P. Cavafy(CD, Ltd) Yafka Records Yafka VIII Greece 2009 Sell This Version
WER 6865 2 Jani Christou - Stille album art MusikFabrikGeorg Friedrich HaasJani ChristouEvan Johnson MusikFabrikGeorg Friedrich HaasJani ChristouEvan Johnson - Stille(CD, Album) WERGO WER 6865 2 Germany 2017 Sell This Version

Compilations

SMH 200110 2 Jani Christou - Vol. I: Phoenix Music / Six T.S. Eliot Songs / The Strychnine Lady / Enantiodromia album art Jani Christou Vol. I: Phoenix Music / Six T.S. Eliot Songs / The Strychnine Lady / Enantiodromia(CD, Comp) Sirius (2) SMH 200110 2 Greece 2001 Sell This Version
SMH 200112 2 Jani Christou - Vol. III: Patterns And Permutations / Mysterion / Anaparastasis III [The Pianist] album art Jani Christou Vol. III: Patterns And Permutations / Mysterion / Anaparastasis III [The Pianist](CD, Comp) Sirius (2) SMH 200112 2 Greece 2001 Sell This Version
SMH 200111 2 Jani Christou - Vol. II: Symphony No 1 / Tongues Of Fire / Anaparastasis I / Epicycle [II] album art Jani Christou Vol. II: Symphony No 1 / Tongues Of Fire / Anaparastasis I / Epicycle [II](CD, Comp) Sirius (2) SMH 200111 2 Greece 2001 Sell This Version
SMH 200113 2 Jani Christou - Vol. IV: Six T.S. Eliot Songs / Praxis For 12 / Epicycle (I) album art Jani Christou Vol. IV: Six T.S. Eliot Songs / Praxis For 12 / Epicycle (I)(CD, Comp) Sirius (2) SMH 200113 2 Greece 2001 Sell This Version
SMH 200110 2, SMH 200111 2 , SMH 200112 2 , SMH 200113 2 Jani Christou - Vol. I, Vol. II, Vol. III, Vol.IV: Phoenix Music / Six T.S. Eliot Songs / The Strychnine Lady / Enantiodromia, Symphony No 1 / Tongues Of Fire / Anaparastasis I / Epicycle [II] , Patterns And Permutations / Mysterion / Anaparastasis III [The Pianist] , Si album art Jani Christou Vol. I, Vol. II, Vol. III, Vol.IV: Phoenix Music / Six T.S. Eliot Songs / The Strychnine Lady / Enantiodromia, Symphony No 1 / Tongues Of Fire / Anaparastasis I / Epicycle [II] , Patterns And Permutations / Mysterion / Anaparastasis III [The Pianist] , Si(4xCD, Comp, Promo, S/Edition + Box) Sirius (2), Sirius (2), Sirius (2), Sirius (2) SMH 200110 2, SMH 200111 2 , SMH 200112 2 , SMH 200113 2 Greece 2001 Sell This Version