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Music of Armenia

BGR 291

NEW RELEASE

Playing time: [c55']
Tracks: 8
Booklet pages: 12
© 2013 Suren Bagratuni
Reviewer: Howard Smith
Review of Music of Armenia published on 3 February 2014

Listen: Vache Sharafyan: Between a Dream and Awakening (track 4, 0:00-0:57)

Eduard Mirzoyan (1921-2012):

Sonata for cello and piano (1968), dedicated to Mstislav Rostropovich
1 Allegro moderato
2 Andante
3 Allegro
Suren Bagratuni, cello
Deborah Moriarty, piano

Vache Sharafyan (born 1966):

4 Between a dream and awakening, for saxophone and cello (2012), commissioned by Suren Bagratuni and James Forger)
James Forger, saxophone
Suren Bagratuni, cello

On Wings of Hymns, dedicated to Suren Bagratuni - first recording
5 Urakh Ler (Rejoice, Holy Temple) for cello and piano (2005)
6 Ures Mayr Im (Where Are You, My Mother?) for cello and piano (2005)
Suren Bagratuni, cello
Deborah Moriarty, piano
7 Bats mez Ter (Open for us, Lord ...) for two cellos (2006)
Suren Bagratuni, cello
Marta Bagratuni, cello
8 Amen, Hayr Surb (Glory, Holy Father) for two cellos and voices (2006)
Suren Bagratuni, cello and voice
Marta Bagratuni, cello and voice

Recorded February 2013 at Blue Griffin's studio 'The Ballroom', Lansing, Michigan, USA

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