ARMENIA TRADITIONAL MUSIC

 

Armenia is situated in boundary of Asia and Europe. So the conventional music of Armenia has qualities from the two sides. From Asian side, Armenian society music has components from Center East nations like Iran and Turkey. For instance it is monophonic which is a solitary melodic line, without backup at various pitches and with a solid apparent focus on a particular pitch which the music spins around. From the opposite side, on the rhythms and elements, it is nearer to European music.

 

People music of Armenia comprise of various classes of the society melodies. For instance various working melody for ranchers which are acted in a wide range of perspectives. Wedding melodies are one more piece of conventional tunes. They comprise of around 100 tunes which every one of them is for explicit second in the service. Love and dance tunes are one more two classes for people melodies in Armenia. There are assorted rhythms and examples for dance melodies.

 

A wide range of kind of society instruments are utilized in Armenia. Duduk is the public melodic image of Armenia. It is an old twofold reed woodwind made of apricot wood. It is native to Armenia. As referenced above numerous duduk melodies are miserable and sobbing. Aram Khachaturian told about the duduk: "It is the main instrument whose sound makes me cry."


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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THE LEGEND OF ARMENIA FOLK MUSIC

1. Gevorg Gourgeni Dabaghyan (Armenian: Գևորգ Դաբաղյան; b.1965) is an Armenian[1] duduk player of formal and society music, brought into the world in Yerevan. In 1991 he established the Shoghaken Society Ensemble, a gathering of Armenian people performers and vocalists who spend significant time in customary Armenian music.

 

He was important for Yo Mama's Silk Street Venture in 2005 and shows up on the Silk Street Excursions: Into the great beyond, a 2005 collection by Yo Mama and the Silk Street Troupe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2. Parsegh Ganatchian or Barsegh Kanachyan (Armenian: Բարսեղ Կանաչեան; 17 April 1885 - 21 May 1967) was an Armenian writer, guide, and sociocultural activist. He is most popular as far as concerns him in orchestrating the music to Մեր հայրենիք (Our Fatherland), the Armenian public song of praise. He comes from an unassuming foundation; his dad was a shoemaker.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3. John Bilezikjian (February 1, 1948 - January 19, 2015) was an Armenian-American performer and author brought into the world in Los Angeles. Most famous as an oud master, he likewise played the violin, mandolin and dumbek. He was likewise a customary and contemporary vocalist singing in Armenian, yet additionally in Turkish, Assyrian/Syriac, English and known for his commitments to world music as a performance act and in joint efforts with eminent specialists. He laid out his own record organization, Dantz Records in Laguna Slopes, California making numerous accounts, and showing up in many film soundtracks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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4. Michael Maluntsian (Armenian: Միքայել Մովսեսի Մալունցյան Mikael Movsesi Maluntsyan;[1] Russian: Михаил Моисеевич Малунцян, 8 May [O.S. 25 April] 1903, Baku, Russian Domain - 20 February 1973, Yerevan, Armenian SSR) was an Armenian guide, cellist and teacher. Individuals' Craftsman of Armenia. He worked with Armenian Philharmonic Ensemble as its creative chief and head guide in 1945-1960 and 1966-1967. Maluntsyan was prepared as a cellist at the Tbilisi Center, and in this way likewise moved on from the Moscow Studio in 1935, where he concentrated on leading. He was the guide of the drama studio of Moscow center from 1934 to 1945. In 1945 he drove the seat of ensemble instruments of the Yerevan Studio.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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5. Sergei Babayan (Armenian: Սերգեյ Բաբայան; conceived 1 January 1961) is an Armenian-American piano player. Portrayed by Le Devoir as a "genius", Babayan won numerous worldwide contests, remembering the Robert Casadesus Global Piano Rivalry for 1989 and the Hamamatsu Global Piano Contest in 1991. He shows up as soloist with driving ensembles, including the Cleveland Ensemble, Gewandhausorchester, London Ensemble Symphony, Bamberger Symphoniker, and the Mariinsky Theater Symphony, under such directors as Valery Gergiev, Yuri Temirkanov, Tugan Sokhiev, Neeme Järvi, Rafael Payare, and David Robertson.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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6. Sarkis Balasanyan (Armenian: Սարգիս Բալասանյան; conceived August 17, 1978), expertly known as Super Sako (Armenian: Սուպեր Սաքո), is an Armenian rapper, DJ and record maker situated in Los Angeles. He is most popular for his hit single "Mi Gna". As soon as 2000, he began rapping and turned out to be more engaged with Armenian artists like Suro and Tatul Avoyan. He was generally renowned for teaming up with the "Twinz", who were additionally Armenian rappers. Later in 2008, Super Sako would deliver his most memorable authority collection known as Holy person Sarkis and it was a major hit. He would later deliver more collections over time, which incorporate Holy person Sarkis 2, Holy person Sarkis 3, Holy person Sarkis 4, Sako and Companions, and his most recent collection Love Wrongdoings.His 2016 single "Mi Gna" taken from his collection Love Violations, and highlighting rabiz vocalist Spitakci Hayko, turned into a hit in Armenia, the Armenian diaspora, Turkey, the Bedouin countries, and elsewhere. Specialists who take care of the melody incorporate French rapper Maître Gims.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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7. Lazzaro (Armenian: Լազզարո) is an Armenian record maker. Lazzaro has teamed up with numerous conspicuous Armenian, Russian and Greek artists, like Iveta Mukuchyan, Sirusho, Aram Mp3, Sofi Mkheyan, Nyusha, Sakis Rouvas and DerHova. Lazzaro was brought into the world in Beirut, Lebanon, where he began kindergarten. After some time, his family moved to Yerevan. He has learned at Yerevan State Clinical College. The artist has additionally lived in Stockholm. Presently, he lives in the US.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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8. David Khanjyan (Khanjian) (July 30, 1940 - February 1981) was a Soviet Armenian guide and piano player.

Khanjian was brought into the world in the group of Hakob Khanjian and Tatevik Sazandaryan. He completed the piano division of Yerevan State Studio, then entered to conduction branch of a similar center. Then he concentrated on Hans Swarowsky in the Vienna Music Foundation. From 1974 to 1981 he was the Creative Chief and Head Director of Armenian Philharmonic Symphony.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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9. Armen Gondrachyan was brought into the world on August 8, 1980, in Yerevan, Armenia (then, at that point, part of the Soviet Association). Armen began singing quite early on. His family moved to the US in 1989, getting comfortable in California, where an enormous number of Armenian Americans reside.[1] With the assistance of his dad, Hapet, Armen effectively recorded the primary collection named Armen and Nor Seround in 1995. In 1998 Armen moved back to Armenia for a year. Armenchik had his most memorable show in 2002 in Los Angeles. Two shows occurred at the Alex theater in Glendale, California, in 2003 and 2004. Armenchik had shown up at the Kodak Theater in 2005 and 2006. Throughout the long term, he had shows in a number of nations: Yerevan's Karen Demirchyan Complex, Russia, France, Canada, Greece, Italy, Ukraine,and in numerous urban areas of the US including Las Vegas and Boston.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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10. Vartan Adjemian studied composition with prominent Armenian composer Ghazaros Saryan (son of Martiros Saryan) at the Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory from 1973 to 1981. In 1987, Adjemian was awarded the National Prize of the Armenian SSR (for his Symphony No. 1). His music has been performed in Armenia, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Finland, Georgia, Iceland, Poland, Russia, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and the United States. In 2007, six of his major works were commissioned by BIM Edition (Switzerland). He has been a member of SUISA since 2008. Adjemian has taught composition at the Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory since 1987 and was appointed a professor in 2001. He has been Head of the Composition Department since 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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