Christopher Franke

Christoph Franke

Also known as C. Frank, C. Franka, C. Franke, C.Franke, Chr. Franke, Chris Fanke, Chris Franke, Christoph Frank, Christoph Franke, Christophe Franke, Cristoph Franke, Frank, Franke, Franke Christoph
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Discography of Christopher Franke:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 The London Concert 8 Audio 1993-01-12 Sonic Images Records
2 Klemania 3 Audio 1993-11-20 Sonic Images Records
3 Babylon 5 Volume 2: Messages From Earth 8 Audio 1997-02-11 Sonic Images Records
4 The London Concert 9 Audio 1992 Varèse Sarabande
5 New Music For Films: Vol. 1 24 Audio 1993 Varèse Sarabande
6 Universal Soldier (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 14 Audio 1992 Varèse Sarabande
7 Babylon 5: Z'Ha'Dum 18 Audio 1997 Sonic Images Records
8 Babylon 5: The Coming Of Shadows 28 Audio 1998-08-11 Sonic Images Records
9 Babylon 5: Severed Dreams 22 Audio 1997-09-16 Sonic Images Records
10 Babylon 5: Shadow Dancing 21 Audio 1997-09-16 Sonic Images Records
11 Epic 18 Audio 1999 Earthtone Records
12 Enchanting Nature 14 Audio 1994 Earthtone Records
13 The Celestine Prophecy (A Musical Voyage) 12 Audio 1996 Priority Records
14 Raven (Original Soundtrack From The TV Series) 16 Audio 1994 Sonic Images Records
15 Babylon 5 3 Audio 1994 Sonic Images Records
16 Pacific Coast Highway 12 Audio 1991 Virgin
17 Babylon 5: War Without End Part I 24 Audio 1998-08-11 Sonic Images Records
18 Babylon 5: Chrysalis 25 Audio 1998-08-11 Sonic Images Records
19 Babylon 5: Lines Of Communication 20 Audio 1998-08-11 Sonic Images Records
20 Babylon 5: A Late Delivery From Avalon 21 Audio 1997-09-16 Sonic Images Records
21 Babylon 5: Into The Fire 16 Audio 1998-04-14 Sonic Images Records
22 Babylon 5: No Surrender, No Retreat 17 Audio 1998-04-14 Sonic Images Records
23 Babylon 5: The Face Of The Enemy 18 Audio 1998-04-14 Sonic Images Records
24 Babylon 5: The Fall Of Night 18 Audio 1998-04-14 Sonic Images Records
25 Babylon 5: The Long Night 20 Audio 1998-08-11 Sonic Images Records
26 Babylon 5 12 Audio 1995-04-11 Sonic Images Records
27 Babylon 5: Falling Toward Apotheosis 19 Audio 1999-02-16 Sonic Images Records
28 Pacific Coast Highway 12 Audio 1991
29 La Prophetie Des Andes (Un Voyage Musical) 12 Audio 1996
30 Babylon 5 Volume 2: Messages From Earth 8 Audio 1997
31 The Celestine Prophecy (A Musical Voyage) 12 Audio 1996
32 Tenchi The Movie 24 Audio 2002 Pioneer (3)
33 Tenchi The Movie 23 Audio 1996-07-30
34 Babylon 5: And The Rock Cried Out, No Hiding Place 18 Audio 2001-01-09 Sonic Images Records
35 Babylon 5 - Thirdspace 39 Audio 1999-01-12 Sonic Images Records
36 Pacific Blue (Original Television Soundtrack) 21 Audio 1997-08-05 Sonic Images Records
37 Babylon 5: Shadow Dancing 27 Audio 1997-09-08 Bellaphon
38 Babylon 5 4 Audio 1995-09-14
39 De Celestijnse Belofte (Een Muzikale Reis) 12 Audio 1996
40 The Best Of Babylon 5 18 Audio 2001-09-11 Sonic Images Records
41 Raven 16 Audio 1994 Sonic Images Records
42 Raven 16 Audio 1996
43 The London Concert 8 Audio 1996 Sonic Images Records
44 Pacific Coast Highway 12 Audio 1996 Sonic Images Records
45 Pacific Coast Highway 12 Audio 1996 Sonic Images Records
46 Klemania 3 Audio 1993 Sonic Images Records
47 Perry Rhodan - Pax Terra 7 Audio 1996-12-17
48 Babylon 5 Volume 2: Messages From Earth 8 Audio 1997 Sonic Images Records
49 New Music For Films: Vol. 1 24 Audio 1996 Sonic Images Records
50 Perry Rhodan - Die Abenteuer Von Mausbiber Gucky 2 Audio 1998 Karussell


Born in Berlin, Germany, Christopher Franke studied classical music and composition at the Berlin Conservatory. Besides developing a love for classical music, Franke also experimented in eclectic music with the electronic/new age band Tangerine Dream between 1970 and 1987. Tangerine Dream enjoyed a very successful run, releasing over 36 albums and several motion picture soundtrack recordings.

After leaving Tangerine Dream in 1987 to explore new creative concepts and directions, Franke founded the Berlin Symphonic Orchestra in an effort to combine his signature "musical expressions" with an equal balance of orchestral, ethnic and electronic music. During this period, Franke released his first solo album, Pacific Coast Highway, followed by The London Concert in 1992. In 1994 he released Enchanting Nature, the positive response to that album paved the way for his biggest-selling solo effort to date, The Celestine Prophecy - A Musical Voyage which is considered by many to be one of the most creative new age albums ever produced. This was followed by a unique collaboration, Transformation Of Mind, which paired several poetic readings by Deepak Chopra, along with nine delicate compositions by Franke.

While being recognized as a major force in new age music, Franke has also garnered a tremendous amount of attention for several film and television scores including Babylon 5 and Tarzan And The Lost City.


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