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VN1a Piano reduction (solo part included)
VN1b Orchestra score
VN1c Orchestra parts
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 have won many prizes, both nationally and...
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.
- string set: 18.104.22.168.4
- Editions Bim
- I. Andante sostenuto
II. Allegretto (Scherzando)
III. Adagio recitativo
IV. Allegro molto
July 1, 2018 | Orcival, France. Albane Genat (violin), Orchestre d'Auvergne, Roberto Forés Veses (conductor).