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Vartan Adjemian, Blues for 2 tubas, string quartet and piano
Vartan Adjemian
for 2 tubas, string quartet and piano
intermediate Duration: 7'

TU159 Score and parts

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Vartan Adjemian

Vartan Adjemian (*1956)

Vartan Adjemian was born 1956 to a very well-known and popular family in Armenia. His grandfather, Vartan Adjemian Sr. (1905-1977) studied with Stanislavsky and Vsevolod Meyerhold and  was the General Stage Director of the National Theatre of Armenia and his grandmother was Arus Asryan (1904-1987), one of the leading actress of the same institution.  His father, Alexander Adjemian...
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About Blues

About "Blues"

This piece was composed at the request of Harri Lidsle. The proposed instrumentation of two tubas with a string quartet and pianoforte was a source of consternation to me, since a single tuba can easily balance, in terms of dynamics, a full symphony orchestra playing in tutti. Following an elongated period of reflection, I decided to resolve this "balance" issue by adding yet another challenge: I called the piece "Blues" and created two independent melodies (one for each tuba) that follow each other closely, thereby creating, in a virtual sense, a single melodic line.

Vartan Adjemian, September 2010, Yerevan, Armenia

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