“Waltz in 7/8 ” is a track from the third live album “Tribute” by Yanni, This album is a live concert as a tribute to the builders of the Taj Mahal and the Forbidden City, as well as to the people of India and China. It also contains one of the best adagios in the world “Adagio in C Minor” and many beautiful tracks like “Tribute”, “Renegade”, “Dance with a Stranger”….
In this track, Yanni combines the traditional western rhythm scheme with Pedro Eustache’s exotic flute improvisation. His ethereal keyboard work is backed by orchestra with various world instruments (including charango an old happy instrument from peru in this song) conducting by Armen Anassian — as Yanni had never watched him conduct an orchestra. “That’s how Yanni does many things,” Anassian said.
Who is Yanni ?
Yanni is a Greek pianist, keyboardist, composer and music producer, was born in 1954 and his real name is Yiannis Chryssomallis. Yanni brings classically influenced symphonic qualities to modern instrumental music, so his musical style can be put into a more classical category.
He continues to use the musical shorthand that he developed as a child, blending jazz, classical, soft rock, and world music to create predominantly instrumental works. His work is instrumental, featuring synthesizers and live musicians. He loves musical cultures around the world; his philosophy is “one world, one people,” which influences the music that he writes. He produces videos of his concerts that take place in venues around the world.
However, If you like Yanni’s music may also like music by Hans Zimmer or George Winston.
Yanni’s albums have garnered him enormous success, So he has a net worth of $50 million. He was in the relationship with American actress Linda Evans for years and He has a daughter “Krystal Ann”, but He didn’t marry and currently professes to be single.