Arutiunian Alexander Violin Concerto Vn1

Alexander Arutiunian

Concerto

for violin and string orchestra or piano

Level: advanced
Duration: 25'
Series
Armenian Composers Series

I. Andante sostenuto I. Andante sostenuto

II. Allegretto (Scherzando) II. Allegretto (Scherzando)

III. Adagio recitativo III. Adagio recitativo

IV. Allegro molto IV. Allegro molto

VN1a - Piano reduction (solo part included)
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VN1b - Orchestra score
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About the concerto

The four movements of this concerto, written in 1988 and first performed in Erevan in 1989 by virtuoso Rouben Aharonian, especially illustrate the expressive fugal characteristics of the great Armenian composer.

There is a superb recording of the work by Russian violinist Ilya Grubert with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Constantine Orbelian.

Instrumentation
string set: 7.6.6.5.4
Composed
1988
Genre
contemporary
Movements
I. Andante sostenuto
II. Allegretto (Scherzando)
III. Adagio recitativo
IV. Allegro molto
Publisher
Editions Bim
Alexander Arutiunian

Alexander Arutiunian (1920-2012)

Born in 1920 in Erevan, Armenia, he is one of the best known and highly esteemed composers of Armenia. He studied composition and piano at the Komitas Conservatory in the city of his birth, and then perfected his composition skills with H. Litinsky in Moscow (1946-1948). He directed the composition class at the Erevan State Conservatory. His works... Read more