MCX64 Score and parts
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 (1925-1987),...
Unusual blend of sonorities
This quintet, written in 1998, is a chamber music work featuring various instrumental voices, like piccolo/flute, tuba, vibraphone, and contrabass, developing from within a tense and dramatic piano part. This unusual blend of sonorities offers a wide scale of powerfull and virtuosic musical effects with strong expressive colors.
Vartan Adjemian is a master in the use of historical Armenian musical roots for declamatory instrumental solos within the context of rich contemporary chords and great rhythmical structures.
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