MCX48 Score and parts
Hrachia Melikyan (1947-2006)
Hrachia Melikyan, a talented exponent of the Armenian contemporary school of composition, was born in 1947 in Yerevan, Armenia. He graduated from the Yerevan State Conservatory’s Department of Composition in 1972. During the 1960’s and 70’s, he represented the contemporary classical school, advancing his own individual concepts and personal compositional style to the national music of his native...
About Quintet N° 1
Profound musical sensitivity
Melikyan’s writing exploits the extreme technical, musical, and emotional resources of the performers who share his level of profound musical sensitivity while the roots of his music remain firmly implanted in the traditions of the Armenian cultural and musical experience.
“It is an expressive work deploying a strong dramatic character leading into serenity." Alain Ehkirch, Quintette à vent de Bretagne (France).
- flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon
- Editions Bim
- I. Moderato