Hovhannes Tumanyan In Music

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Hovhannes Tumanyan In Music

Hovhannes Tumanyan In Music. The reference book includes 139 musical patterns composed by 128 composers based on the lyrics of Hovhannes Tumanyan, as well as musical works devoted to the writer. All the editions which are known to us between 1908-2010 have been included in the book. The reference book is aimed at musicians, performers and bibliographers.

Hovhannes Tumanyan (February 19 [O.S. February 7] 1869 – March 23, 1923) was an Armenian writer and public activist. He is considered to be the national poet of Armenia.

Tumanyan wrote poems, quatrains, ballads, novels, fables, critical and journalistic articles. His work was mostly written in realistic form, often centering on everyday life of his time. Born in the historical village of Dsegh in the Lori region, at a young age Tumanyan moved to Tiflis, which was the center of Armenian culture under the Russian Empire during the 19th and early 20th centuries. He soon became known to the wide Armenian society for his simple but very poetic works.

Many films and animated films have been adapted from Tumanyan's works. Two operas: Anush by Armen Tigranian and Almast by Alexander Spendiaryan, were written based on his works.
Compiler(s) Lucy Tashchyan, Delsuz Tashchyan
Language(s) Armenian, Russian
Publisher(s) Edit print
Year 2012
Pages 156
Binding paperback
Printing Black & White
ISBN 9789939525846

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