Giya Kancheli

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Kancheli labored under the shadow of the Soviet system, but emerged as a figure of international significance following the collapse of the Iron Curtain.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Symphony No. 5 1977 25:04 Symphony
Symphony No. 7 ("Epilogue") 1986 28:11 Symphony
Mourned by the Wind, liturgy for solo viola & orchestra 1989 41:48 Concerto Orchestral
Symphony No. 4 ("In Commemoration of Michaelangelo") 1975 24:08 Symphony
Symphony No. 1 1967 22:39 Symphony
...à la Duduki, for orchestra 12:29 Orchestral
Abii Ne Viderem for String orchestra and Viola 1992 25:32 Orchestral
Evening Prayers 1991 19:53 Vocal Music
Light Sorrow, cantata for chorus & orchestra 1987 31:05 Choral
Midday Prayers, for clarinet, soprano & 19 players 23:42 Vocal Music
Caris Mere, for soprano & viola 07:55 Vocal Music
Morning Prayers for chamber Orchestra, voice and Alto Flute 1990 22:57 Vocal Music
Styx, for viola, mixed chorus & orchestra 1999 35:11 Choral
Exil 1994 15:52 Vocal Music
Symphony No. 6 32:29 Symphony
Simi, for cello & orchestra 27:34 Concerto
Rag-Gidon-Time for violin & piano 1995 04:25 Chamber Music
Symphony No. 2 (Gesänge) 1970 31:48 Symphony
Magnum Ignotum, for wind ensemble, double bass & tape 22:18 Chamber Music
Lament: music of mourning in memory of Luigi Nono, for soprano voice, violin & orchestra 42:00 Vocal Music
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