GIO JANIASHVILI

 



 

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2017

THE SEDUCTION OF EUROPA - For flute and electronics. Duration: 45' 00

THERE IS NO NECESSITY THERE IS ONLY DESIRE FOR THE SUBLIME - For sound and wall projection. Duration: 40' 00

"__________" - For string orchestra. Duration: 13' 00

2016

"__________" - For large orchestra. Duration: 14' 00

"__________" - For piano. Duration: 12' 00

"__________" - Sound composition / installation. Duration: 13' 10


2015

EXIT YOUR FLESH! AFTER WILLIAM BLAKE - The Multimedia Spectacle - For sound and video art. Duration: 65' 00
Fest I Nova'17
at Art Villa Garikula (Georgia, 2017); Spectrum (New York CIty, 2016); ShapeShifter Lab (New York City, 2015).

"__________" - For cello, percussion and sound. Duration: 18' 30

"__________" - For piano and sound. Duration: 07' 15

"__________" - Sound composition. Duration: 22' 00


2014

MUFFLING FOG - AFTER MARTIN HEIDEGGER- The Multimedia Concert - For live piano/pianist, sound and video art. Duration: 45' 00
Either/OR Ensemble's 10th Annual Spring Festival of Contemporary Music at Speyer Hall, University Settlement - Piano: Taka Kigawa (New York, 2015).
Festival Tbilisi 2014: Contemporary Music Evenings at Tbilisi State Conservatoire Chamber Hall - Piano: Jemal Tavadze (Tbilisi, 2014).

WAITING FOR… – For string quartet (2015) / or for viola quartet (2014). Duration: 12' 30
The version for Viola Quartet: 21st Century Classical Music, a concert curated by Rivka Golani at The Chapel of Old Royal Naval College (London, 2015).
The version for String Quartet at Tsinandali Award 2017 concert at the Grand Hall of Tbilisi State Conservatoire (Tbilisi, 2015).

FUNERAL MUSIC - For alto flute, oboe, Bb clarinet, bass clarinet, vibraphone, 2 violins, viola, cello and sound tape. Duration: 16’ 00

THREE MINIATURES FOR STRING QUARTET – For string quartet. Duration: 03’ 40

IN THE MIDST OF THE CITY – Sound composition / installation. Duration: 12' 30

INTERVENTION – Sound composition / installation. Duration: 11' 00

IN THE DARK FOREST – Sound composition / installation. Duration: 03' 39

WORKER'S MEMORY - Sound composition / installation. Duration: 08' 19 (loop).


2013

LIFE IS REAL ONLY THEN, WHEN I AM - The Multimedia Music-Theatre/Opera/Performance - For baritone, flute, trombone, cello, piano, video projection, sound, lighting. Duration: 42' 00
Blackheath Halls (London, 2013) - Direction: Gio Janiashvili; baritone: Nicolas SImeha; flute: Jenni Hogan; trombone: Jon Heeley; cello: Austen Scully; piano: Maria Nemtsova.

THE ANTIGONE PROJECT: AFTER SOPHOCLES:

• AFTER ANTIGONE'S DEATH - Sound composition / installation. Stereo sound. With optional visual Installation. Duration: 13 minutes
King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval College, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2013); Soundactivism017 at Ohrenhoch, der Geräuschladen (Berlin, 2017); Ketevan Matabeli's Retrospective Exhibition at Georgian National Museum - D. Shevardnadze National Gallery (Tbilisi, 2015); Ketevan Matabeli's Retrospective Exhibition at Georgian National Museum - D. Shevardnadze National Gallery (Tbilisi, 2015).

• RITUAL AFTER ANTIGONE - For six voices and live electronics. Duration: 04'15 minutes
Soundactivism017 at Ohrenhoch, der Geräuschladen (Berlin, 2017).

• AFTER ANTIGONE  - For voice, live electronics, electronic and concrete sounds. Duration: 05' 08 
King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval College, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2013).

DEMONSTRATION FOR SIX GROUPS - Musical Performance - for a 'leader' with megaphone and unspecified number of musicians with unspecified instruments in six groups surrounding the audience. Duration: 05' 00
Fourth Plinth: Contemporary Monument at The Institute of Contemporary Arts (London, 2013).

NON - CONFROMIST OBJECT - Sound installation for quadraphonic sound. Duration: 06' 30
The New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival 2015 at Abrons Arts Centre (New York City, 2015); Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in 2013 (London, UK).

NOISE DANCE: The Eruption of the Monster of Dust – Sound composition / installation. Duration: 13' 00

WORLD: A SONG OF UNGAR - For tenor, string orchestra and tape. Duration: 06' 45

THE PIANO BOOK – For piano. Duration. 12' 00

PRELUDE I FOR PREPARED PIANO – For prepared piano. Duration: 02' 53

PRELUDE II FOR PREPARED PIANO – For prepared piano. Duration: 02' 04

SUCK ME – Sound composition. Duration: 15' 00

LÄRM TANZ IN DER FABRIK - Sound installation. Duration: 5' 45

GROTESQUELY DISTURBED - For sound and video art. Single channel video. 5.1 surround sound / or stereo sound. Duration: 02' 04


2012

TRIPTYCH: INVOCATION, INFINITY OF SPACE, EK-STASIS - The total duration is 70 minutes:

• INVOCATION
- For piano. Duration: 17' 30
Blackheath Halls (London, 2012);  SPECTRUM (New York City, 2014).

• INFINITY OF SPACE – Sound composition / installation. Quadraphonic sound. Duration: 19' 00
Blackheath Halls (London, 2012); SPECTRUM (New York City, 2014).

• EK-STASIS – For piano. Duration: 32' 30
SPECTRUM (New York City, 2014).

HALLUCINATION: AFTER ALBAN BERG – For flute, Bb clarinet, piano, violin, cello. Duration: 06' 45

WE ARE GETTING NOWHERE (Dedicated to John Cage) – For laptop live electronics. Duration: 23 minutes in two parts.
Festival Out of the Cage at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2012).

ENERGETICA - For trumpet and electronics. Duration: 05’ 37
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2012).

OUT IN THE SPACES (2012) - For electronic music and video art. Single channel video. Stereo sound. Duration 12' 40

GiO JANIASHVILI TECHNOMORPHIC ENSEMBLE - Piano, contrabass, contrabass, drums, electronics:

SOLAR BEAT - Duration: 05' 30

FLOWING INTO HALLUCINATION - Duration: 03' 10

ANATOMIC - Duration: 06'00

4TH WAY - Duration: 06' 00

CITY LIFE - Duration: 04'30


2011

SACRIFICE - THE STATIC DRAMA (2011, 2012, 2016) - Multimedia installation.
12th Prague Quadrennial 2011 at Nostitz Palace (Prague, 2011); ARTISTERIUM 2012 (Tbilisi, 2012); Georgian National Museum - S. Janashia Museum of Georgia (Tbilisi, 2016).

MR. BEDBUG IS WALKING DOWN THE STREET – For large orchestra and performer/narrator with megaphone. Text by Vladimir Mayakovsky. Duration: 05' 00 
Workshopped by Trinity laban Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jonathan Tilbrook at Blackheath Halls (London, 2011); performance by Georgian Philharmonic Orchestra and G. Janiashvili (Megaphone) at Tsinandal Awards at the club Bassiani (Tbilisi, 2015). Broadcasted nationally in Georgia by IMEDI TV Channel.

CAUCASIAN ORNAMENT- Dedicated to Diego Ghymers – For piano. Duration: 08’ 35
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance - Piano: Diego Ghymers (London, 2011).

PRELUDE – For cello and live electronics. Duration: 03’ 52
Transcedental Performance by G. Janiashvili at Trinity Laban (London, 2011) - Cello: Austen Scully, electronics: G. Janiashvili.

CHANT – For soprano saxophone, tape and live electronics. Duration: 05’ 35
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2011) - Saxophone: Gerard McChrystal; Electronics: G. Janiashvili.

CHANT: Improvised Version - Soprano saxophone, duduk, electronics. Duration: variable / approx 22' 00
Institute of Contemporary Arts (London, 2013) - Saxophone: Will Scott; Duduk, electronics: Gio Janiashvili.  

TRANSCEDENTAL PERFORMANCE: PRELUDE AND CHANT – Semi-improvised performance consisting of works: Prelude for cello and electronics and Chant for soprano saxophone and electronics. Total Duration: approx. 11' 30
Trinity Laban Consevatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2011) - Cello: Austen Scully; Bb clarinet: Will Scott; direction, electronics: Gio Janiashvili.  

BEYOND ZONA dedicated to Andrey Tarkovsky – For piano and tape. Duration: 04’ 56
Trinity Laban Conservaotire of Music and Dance (London, 2011) - Piano: Chi-Ling Lok.

LULLABY – For piano. Duration: 01' 00
St. Lawrence Jewry (London, 2011). Cimmionsed by City Lit London.

TO THOSE PINK PEACHES – For SATB Chorus. Text by Galakation Tabidze. Duration: 04’00
Workshopped by London COMA Voices at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London,2011). Commissioned by London COMA Voices.

NOSTALGIA – For orchestra. Duration: 07' 00

PERFORMANCE FOR PIANO & MEGAPHONE (2011) – The improvisation for piano, voice and megaphone. Duration: Variable
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2011) - Performer: Gio Janiashvili.

PSYCHOTIC TRANCE - Sound composition / installation. Duration: 16 37

SHAMANIC RITUAL – Sound composition. Duration: 20' 28

BIRTH - Sound composition / installation. Duration: 12' 31




FROM THE STOMACH - Sound composition / installation. Duration: 09' 36




ECHOES OF ANSCESTORS - Sound composition / installation. Duration: 15' 00

BACK TO PAST – Sound composition / installation. Duration: 04’ 25

COMING OUT OF THE BODY – Sound composition / installation. Duration: 07' 09




HALLUCINATION – For laptop live electronics. Duration: 6’ 40


HEART BEAT OF SOLAR SYSTEM - Sound composition / installation. Duration: 05' 36


2010

io io - commissioned by Rivka Golani – For solo viola, flute, bass clarinet, crotales, violin, 
cello, tape and live electronics. Duration: 09’ 50
Blackheath Halls - Solo viola: Rivka Golani, Trinity Laban Sinfonietta conducted by Nic Pendlebury (London, 2010).

TRANSFORMATION: Performance Art for Pianist - For amplified piano (with optional tape and lighting). Duration: 08' 00
John Halford Competition, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2010) - piano: Diego Ghymers.

DIMENSIONS – Sound composition / installation. Duration: 18’ 30
Theatre Shunt (London, 2010).

STRING QUARTET - QUASI VARIATIONS IN THREE MOVEMENTS - For string quartet (III movement with optional tape).
II Movement dedicated to Anton Webern. Duration: 13' 00 / with tape: 15’ 40

ANGEL IN A DREAM - For harp, tape and live electronics. Duration: 5' 30
World Premire: Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dnace (London, 2010) - Harp: Verity Thirkettle; electronics: Gio Janiashvili.

COMPOSITION FOR CHAMBER ENSEMBLE – For flute, oboe, Bb clarinet, b. clarinet, 
perc., 2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass. Duration: 10’
00
Workshopped by Trinity Laban Contemporary Music Group, conducted by Gregory Rose at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2010).

ABSTRACTION – For piano. Duration: 01' 40
 
 



ONE DAY IN SUMMER – Sound composition / installation. Duration: 17' 34

FROM 21ST TO 20TH – Sound composition / installation. Duration: 22' 36


2009

UPATRONO URO: THE HAMMER WITHOUT A MASTER – For piano and electronics. Duration 21’ 00

Tbilisi State Conservatoire Grand Hall (Tbilisi, 2009) - Piano: Jemal Tavadze; electronics: G. Janiashvili.
Theatre Shunt, (London, 2009), Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2010) - Piano: Diego Ghymers; electronics: G. Janiashvili.

TRILOGY: TAKE A TRAIN, BAD WEATHER, TRAIN- For sound and video art. Total Duration: 32' 00:
The whole trilogy premiered at Theatre Shunt in 2010 (London); also presented at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in 2010 (London); BAD WEATHER was premiered at Tbilisi State Conservatoire's Chamber Hall (Tbilisi 2008).

• TAKE A TRAIN - Duration: 09’ 16

• BAD WEATHER - Duration: 07’ 00.

• TRAIN - Duration: 15’ 04.

DREAMING - For piano and sound. Duration: 08' 00

PRAYER - For amplified voice or taped voice and piano. Duration: 07' 15

NETWORK WITH 9 LOOPS - For laptop live electronics. Duration: variable

GHOST (2009) – The live computer sound installation. Duration: variable


PLANE – Sound composition. Duration 13’ 36

PLANE WITH COLLAGE – Sound composition. Duration: 14' 05

Intro to TransFormation – Sound composition. Duration: 02' 31

TransFormation – Sound composition. Duration: 12' 41

TAKE A TRAIN AND GO NOWHERE – For sound and video art. Duration: 24’ 13

TRAVELLING SOMEWHERE – Sound composition. Duration: 30' 12

SACRADE SPACE – Sound composition. Duration: 09' 36

OUTER SPACE – Sound composition. Duration: 26' 08

WE ARE GETTING NOWHERE – Sound composition. Duration: 10' 07


2008

WE ARE GETTING BURNED - Single channel video. Stereo Sound. Duration: 03’ 22
Festival Tbilisi 2008: Contemporary Music Evenings at Tbilisi State Conservatoire Chamber Hall (Tbilisi, 2008).

IMPRISONED BIRDS - Single channel video. Stereo Sound. Duration: 08’ 19
Festival Tbilisi 2008: Contemporary Music Evenings at Tbilisi State Conservatoire Chamber Hall (Tbilisi, 2008).

SOS – Single channel video. Stereo Sound. Duration: 03’ 17
Festival Tbilisi 2008: Contemporary Music Evenings at Tbilisi State Conservatoire Chamber Hall (Tbilisi, 2008).

AT NIGHT IN THE ROOM - Single channel video. Stereo Sound. Duration: 02’ 40
Festival Tbilisi 2008: Contemporary Music Evenings at Tbilisi State Conservatoire Chamber Hall (Tbilisi, 2008).

TOCCATA - For piano. Duration: 04’ 00
Festival Tbilisi 2008: Contemporary Music Evenings at the Chamber Hall of Tbilisi State Conservatoire (Tbilisi, 2008);
The Grand Hall of Tbilisi State Conservatoire (Tbilisi, 2008).

SOMETHING IS WRONG For piano and sound. Duration: 05’ 40


MR. IDIOT IS TALKING ON TV – For trumpet, piano, electric bass, timpani, 6 percussionists and sound. Duration: 02' 00

ABSTRACTION – For viola and piano. Duration: 03' 00

WHISPERING – For Bb clarinet and live electronics. Duration: 04' 30

BLACK BIRD - Electronic Music / sound composition. Duration: 07’ 47
Festival Tbilisi 2008: Contemporary Music Evenings at Tbilisi State Conservatoire Chamber Hall (Tbilisi, 2008).
Grand Hall of Tbilisi State Conservatoire (Tbilisi, 2008).

WINTER, SANTA, PARENTS, CHILDREN AND FRIENDS – For bassoon, Bb trumpet, tubular bells, cello, contrabass. Duration: 05' 45

MR. SOMEONE WILL GO TO HELL - Sound composition. Duration: 11’ 21

FLIGHT - Sound composition. Duration: 12’ 03

FIRE - Sound composition. Duration: 07’ 46

MOVING BODY - Sound composition. Duration: 08’ 24

DREAM - Sound composition. Duration: 13’ 51

BIRD SONG - Sound composition. Duration: 13' 00

CHOLERA - I and II Parts - Sound composition. Duration: 25' 36

GLOBAL DISORDER - I and II Parts' - Sound composition. Duration: 42' 07

SUFI – For ethnic instrumental ensemble (sitars, wind instrument, percussion). Duration: 8’ 10

FEAR - Sound composition. Duration: 07' 43

CHURCH - Sound composition. Duration: 08' 34

MINIMAL - Sound composition. Duration: 07' 58


2007

FROM THE WINDOWS - For piano. Duration: 02’ 20
Festival Tbilisi 2008: Contemporary Music Evenings at the Chamber Hall of Tbilisi State Conservatoire (Tbilisi, 2008);
The Grand Hall of Tbilisi State Conservatoire (Tbilisi, 2008).

SEVDA - For piano. Duration: 02' 00

THERE IS CHAOS IN THE CITY - For violin, glockenspiel and percussion. Duration: 05’ 00

TV NIGHTMARE – Sound composition. Duration: 24' 09

TV HORROR - Sound composition. Duration: 29' 46

DEAD GHOSTS - Sound composition. Duration: 17' 32

WHAT DO YOU WANT? - Sound composition. Duration: 02' 43

THE REAL GEORGIANS ARE ROLLING IN THERE GRAVES - Sound composition. Duration: 09’ 30

The sound compositions dedicated to Civil War in 1990s Tbilisi, Georgia:
Festival Art Party at the National Music Centre (Tbilisi, 2007).

I - CHAOS - Sound composition. Duration" 07’ 32

II - CIVILA WAR - Sound composition. Duration: 04’ 20

III - IN THE ROOM - Sound composition. Duration: 06’ 16

IV - IT IS COLD - Sound composition. Duration: 04’ 38

PIGS IN THE CHURCH - In seven movements – For sampled instruments and sound. Total Duration 19’ 50:

I - INTRO

II - JUSTICE OF THE GOD

III - BLOODY PRIES VS. DIRTY PIGS

IV - PIGS ARE BURGLING THE CHURCH

V - PIGS ARE FIGHTENED

VI - PIGS ARE RUNNING FROM THE CHURCH

VII - PIGS ARE DEAD, PRIEST IS DEAD

DEAD SOULS OF THE PEOPLE - Sound composition. Duration: 05’ 58

CHILD'S WALK - For flute and tape. Duration: 04’ 13

MOGONEBA (in Eng: REMEMBERING) – For strings, synthesizer and electronic perc. Duration: 05’ 00

WHY ARE YOU MAKING IT SO DIFFICULT? – Sound composition. Duration: 02' 42

POLITICAL GAMES - Sound composition. Duration: 03' 03

SAD - Sound composition. Duration: 02' 51

WORLD WAR III – Sound composition. Duration: 05’ 22

FROM THE CHILDHOOD TO THE AIRPLANE -Sound composition . Duration: 06'00

CITY SOUNDS - I and II Parts - Sound composition. Duration: 10' 20

PARIS - Sound composition. Duration: 01' 24


2006

UNTITLED – For string Quartet. Duration: 03' 31

MILITARY SPACE – For trumpet, saxophone, bass clarinet, drum set and tape. Duration: 02' 50

MOOD – For flute, bass clarinet, bass guitar, electric piano, synthesizer, drums. Duration: 05' 22

 

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