Vartan Adjemian, Quintet for piccolo/flute, tuba, vibraphone, contrabass and piano

Vartan Adjemian

Quintet

for piccolo/flute, tuba, vibraphone, contrabass and piano

Level: advanced
Duration: 11'

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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.

Composed
1998
Genre
contemporary
Publisher
Editions Bim
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... Read more