Sometimes billed simply because “Chris Hallaris,” Greek composer and scholar Christodoulos Halaris is a respected expert on the analysis and reconstruction of ancient greek language and Byzantine music. He considered musicology and composing after learning mathematics in Paris. Acquiring his cues from spiritual iconography and traditional well-known Greek music, Halaris started reconstructing fragmentary (and occasionally nonexistent) previous Greek music records. His re-imagining of secular Byzantine music, using what Halaris recognizes as root base in Hellenic melody, has fulfilled with skepticism from some scholars, nonetheless it is dependant on a serious research of several sources and decades of related advancements in Greek music. He offers published a lot more than 50 cds of the music, and helped create the Museum of Thessalonica, specialized in Greek music. He was also involved with a significant task revolving around Western medieval music.