Voice of Komitas Vardapet

The Voice of Komitas Vardapet

by Komitas
     
 
This is a major historical document. Priest, ethnomusicologist and composer of "National" music, Vardapet (1869-1935) somewhat paralleled Bartok, Villa Lobos and the like. In an era when traditional music was always "improved" by its discoverers, his work belonged more to conservatory and cantorial traditions than

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This is a major historical document. Priest, ethnomusicologist and composer of "National" music, Vardapet (1869-1935) somewhat paralleled Bartok, Villa Lobos and the like. In an era when traditional music was always "improved" by its discoverers, his work belonged more to conservatory and cantorial traditions than "folk" music. But these 1912 recordings are impressive in their vein and overdue for rediscovery. ~ John Storm Roberts, Original Music

Product Details

Release Date:
08/15/1995
Label:
Trad. Crossroads
UPC:
0780702427526
catalogNumber:
4275
Rank:
275970

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