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Geghuni Chitchyan (*1929)
Geghuni Chitchyan was born in 1929 in Leninakan, Armenia. She graduated from the Yerevan secondary music school for gifted children in the classes for piano and composition. In 1953 she graduated from the Yerevan Conservatoire in the composition class of G. Yegiazaryan. From 1955 she was a member of the Union of Composers of the USSR, and later of the Union of Armenian composers. Geghuni...
The Sonata for solo cello is written in a single movement. With a pared-down and refined style, Geghuni Chitchyan offers the possibility to the cello to reveal its full sound amplitude. In this sonata, composed in 1983, the melodies often acquire modal colors, evoking traditional Armenian songs.
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