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Selected Works

Full view > THE SEDUCTION OF EUROPA | 2017 | The concert for flute and electronics. Duration: 44' 00

Excerpts - Flute: Laura Falzon, electronics: Gio Janiashvili, The Tank, New York, 2018:

 

 

Full view > MUFFLING FOG - AFTER MARTIN HEIDEGGER | 2014 | The multimedia concert for live piano/pianist, sound and video art. Duration: 45' 00

Trailer:

Extended excerpts demonstrating the piano writing. Piano - Jemal Tavadze, Festival Tbilisi 2014: Contemporary Music Evenings, Tbilisi State Conservatoire, 2014:

 

 

Full view > LIFE IS REAL ONLY THEN, WHEN I AM | 2013 | The multimedia music theatre/opera for baritone, flute, trombone, cello, piano, video, light. Duration: 42' 00

Excerpts - Baritone: Nicolas SImeha, flute: Jenni Hogan, trombone: Jonathan Heeley, piano: Maria Nemtsova, cello: Austen Scully, Blackheath Halls, London, 2013:

 

 

Full view > io io | Commissioned by Rivka Golani| 2010 | For solo viola, flute, bass clarinet, crotales, violin, 
cello, tape and live electronics. Duration: 09’ 50

Full recording - Solo viola: Rivka Golani and Trinity Laban Sinfonietta conducted by Nic Pendlebury, Blackheath Halls, London, 2010:

 

 

Full view > THE RENDEZVOUS OF FRIENDS - THE FRIENDS BECOME FLOWERS | 2017 | For string orchestra. Duration: 13' 00

Demo / MIDI Realization:

 

 

Full view > TRIPTYCH | 2015 | For large orchestra. Duration: 14' 00

Demo / MIDI Realization:

 

 

Full view > TRIPTYCH: INVOCATION, INFINITY OF SPACE, EK-STASIS | 2012 | The total duration of all three works: approx. 70' 00:

EK-STASIS | For piano. Duration: 32' 30

Full recording - Piano: Maria Nemtsova, Trinity Laban studio:

 

 

INVOCATION | For piano. Duration: 17' 30

Full recording - Piano: Maria Nemtsova, Spectrum, New York, 2014:

 

 

Full view > WAITING FOR… | Version for viola quartet/four violas, 2014 | Version for string quartet, 2015 | Duration: 12' 30

Full recording - Tbilisi State Conservatoire Student Quartet, Tbilisi State Conservatoire Grand Hall, Tbilisi, 2017:

 

 

Full view > RITUAL AFTER ANTIGONE from THE ANTIGONE PROJECT: AFTER SOPHOCLES| 2013 | For six voices and live electronics. Duration: 04'15

Recordining - Louise Fuller (Soprano), Tom Drew (Tenor), Guy Elliot (Tenor), James Newby (Baritone), Nicholas Moodie (Baritone), Simon Dryer (Bass), Trinity Laban, London, 2013:

 

 

Full view > AFTER ANTIGONE  from THE ANTIGONE PROJECT: AFTER SOPHOCLES| 2013 | For voice, live electronics, electronic and concrete sounds. Duration: 05' 08

Full Recording - Voice/electronics - Gio Janiashvili:

 

 

Full view > DEMONSTRATION FOR SIX GROUPS | 2013 | The Musical Performance for a 'leader' with megaphone and unspecified number of musicians with unspecified instruments in six groups surrounding the audience. Developed for performance at the exhibit Fourth Plinth Contemporary Monument, ICA, London, 2013. Duration: 05' 00

Excertps - Trinity Laban Performance at The Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 2013:


 

Full view > TRANSFORMATION: Performance Art for Pianist | 2010 | For amplified piano (with optional tape and lighting). Duration: 08' 00

Full recording - Piano: Diego Ghymers, direction: Gio Janiashvili, Trinity Laban, London, 2010:

 

 

Full view > UPATRONO URO: THE HAMMER WITHOUT A MASTER | 2009 | For piano and electronics. Duration 21’ 00


Demo / Midi piano realization:

 

 

Full view > STRING QUARTET - QUASI VARIATIONS IN THREE MOVEMENTS | 2010 | For string quartet. III mov. with optional tape. 
II mov. dedicated to Anton Webern.
Duration: 13' 00 / with tape: 15’ 40

Recording of I Movement - Billroth Quartet:

 

 

Full view > MR. BEDBUG IS WALKING DOWN THE STREET | 2011 | For large orchestra and speaker with megaphone. Text by Vladimir Mayakovsky. Duration: 05' 00

Full Recording - Georgian Philharmonic, Megaphone: Gio Janiashvili, Tsinandali Award, Bassiani, Tbilisi, 2015:

 

 

Full view > TRANSCEDENTAL PERFORMANCE: PRELUDE AND CHANT | 2011 | Semi-improvised performance consisting of works: PRELUDE for cello and electronics and CHANT for soprano saxophone and electronics. Duration: 11' 30  

Full Recording - Cello: Austen Scully, Clarinet in Bb: William Scott, Electronic and direction: Gio Janiashvili, Trinity Laban Consevatoire of Music and Dance, London, 2011:

 

Full view > CAUCASIAN ORNAMENT | 2010 | Dedicated to Diego Ghymers | For piano | I version with improvised sections and II version completely written out. Duration: 08’ 35

Excerpts from the 1st version - Piano: Diego Ghymers, Trinity Laban, London, 2011:

 

 

Full view > CHANT | 2011 | For soprano saxophone, tape and live electronics. Duration: 05’ 35

Full recording - Soprano Saxophone: Gerard McChrystal, electronics: G. Janiashvil, Trinity Laban, 2011:

 

 

Full view > PRELUDE | 2011 | For cello and live electronics. Duration: 03’ 52  

Full recording - Cello: Austen Scully:



Full view > HALLUCINATION | 2012 | For flute, Bb clarinet, piano, violin, cello. Duration: 06' 45

Demo recording - MIDI realization:

 

 

Full view > ANGEL IN A DREAM | 2010 | For harp, tape and live electronics. Duration: 5' 30

Full recording - Harp: Verity Thirkettle, electronics: G. Janiashvili, Trinity Laban, London, 2010:

 

 

Full view > TOCCATA | 2008 | For piano. Duration: 03’ 30

Recording - Piano: Giorgi Mikadze:

 

 

Full view > FROM THE WINDOWS | 2007 | For piano. Duration: 02’ 20

Recording - Piano: Giorgi Mikadze:

 

 

Full view > LULLABY | 2011 | For piano. Duration: 01' 00

The Art Score was published in Warszawa, Poland by PWN. Eexhibited at the The Frankfurt Book Fair, Frankfurt, 2018:

 

 

Full view > TECHNOMORPHIC ENSEMBLE | 2012 | For piano, contrabass, contrabass, drums, electronics:
SOLAR BEAT | 05' 30 | FLOWING INTO HALLUCINATION | 03' 10 | ANATOMIC | 06'00 | 4TH WAY | 06' 00| CITY LIFE | 04'30 | TECHNOCITY | 08'50

Recordings - Piano: Diego Ghymers, Contrabasses: Nick Ereaut and Louis Thomas, Drums: Eddie Hackett, Electronics: Gio Janiashvili, London, 2012:

SOLAR BEAT



FLOWING INTO HALLUCINATION

 

 

 

List of selected works

2019

"__________" The cycle of 42 pieces | For piano / or pitched percussion. Duration: variable

"__________" | For piano. Duration: variable

"__________" | For text. Duration: variable

2017

THE SEDUCTION OF EUROPA | Concert for flute and electronics. Duration: 44' 00

THE RENDEZVOUS OF FRIENDS - THE FRIENDS BECOME FLOWERS | For string orchestra. Duration: 13' 00

2016

TRIPTYCH | For large orchestra. Duration: 14' 00

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

2015

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

"__________" | For cello and percussion. Duration: 18' 00

2014

MUFFLING FOG - AFTER MARTIN HEIDEGGER | The Multimedia Concert for live piano/pianist, sound and video art. Duration: 45' 00

WAITING FOR… | I Version for viola quartet/four violas (2014), II Version for string quartet (2015). Duration: approx. 12' 30

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

2013

LIFE IS REAL ONLY THEN, WHEN I AM | The Multimedia Music Theatre / Opera for baritone, flute, trombone, cello, piano, video, sound, lighting. Duration: approx. 45' 00

RITUAL AFTER ANTIGONE from THE ANTIGONE PROJECT: AFTER SOPHOCLES| For six voices and live electronics. Duration: 04'15 minutes

AFTER ANTIGONE  from THE ANTIGONE PROJECT: AFTER SOPHOCLES| For voice, live electronics, electronic and concrete sounds. Duration: 05' 08

DEMONSTRATION FOR SIX GROUPS | The Musical Performance for a 'leader' with megaphone and unspecified number of musicians with unspecified instruments in six groups surrounding the audience. Duration: 05' 00

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

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

TWO PRELUDES FOR PREPARED PIANO | For prepared piano. Duration: 05' 00

2012

TRIPTYCH: INVOCATION, INFINITY OF SPACE, EK-STASIS| The total duration of all three works: approx. 70' 00:

EK-STASIS | For piano. Duration: 32' 30

INVOCATION | For piano. Duration: 17' 30

INFINITY OF SPACE | Sound composition for quadraphonic sound. Duration: 19' 00

HALLUCINATION | For flute, Bb clarinet, piano, violin, cello. Duration: 06' 45

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

TECHNOMORPHIC ENSEMBLE | For piano, contrabass, contrabass, drums, electronics:
SOLAR BEAT | 05' 30 | FLOWING INTO HALLUCINATION | 03' 10 | ANATOMIC | 06'00 | 4TH WAY | 06' 00| CITY LIFE | 04'30 | TECHNOCITY | 08'50

2011

MR. BEDBUG IS WALKING DOWN THE STREET | For large orchestra and performer/narrator with megaphone. Text by Vladimir Mayakovsky. Duration: 05' 00

CAUCASIAN ORNAMENT | Dedicated to Diego Ghymers | For piano. Duration: 08’ 35

TRANSCEDENTAL PERFORMANCE: PRELUDE AND CHANT | Semi-improvised performance consisting of works: PRELUDE for cello and electronics and CHANT for soprano saxophone and electronics. Duration: 11' 30  

CHANT | For soprano saxophone, tape and live electronics. Duration: 05’ 35

PRELUDE | For cello and live electronics. Duration: 03’ 52  

LULLABY | For piano. Duration: 01' 00

BEYOND ZONA | Dedicated to Andrey Tarkovsky | For piano and tape. Duration: 04’ 56

TO THOSE PINK PEACHES | For SATB Chorus. Text by Galakation Tabidze. Duration: 04’ 00

PERFORMANCE FOR PIANO & MEGAPHONE | The improvisation for piano, voice and megaphone. Duration: Variable

NOSTALGIA | For orchestra. Duration: 07' 00

2010

io io | Commissioned by Rivka Golani| For solo viola, flute, bass clarinet, crotales, violin, 
cello, tape and live electronics. Duration: 09’ 50

TRANSFORMATION: Performance Art for Pianist | For amplified piano (with optional tape and lighting). Duration: 08' 00

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

ANGEL IN A DREAM | For harp, tape and live electronics. Duration: 5' 30

COMPOSITION FOR CHAMBER ENSEMBLE | For flute, oboe, Bb clarinet, b. clarinet, 
perc., 2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass. Duration: 10’
00

ABSTRACTION | For piano. Duration: 01' 40
 


2009

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


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

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

2008

TOCCATA | For piano. Duration: 03’ 30

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


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

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

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

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

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

2007

FROM THE WINDOWS | For piano. Duration: 02’ 20

SEVDA | For piano. Duration: 02' 00

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

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

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

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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