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Alexander Arutunian: Trumpet Concerto. Context. Born in Yerevan, Alexander Arutunian () was soon recognised as an. Acclaimed Norwegian trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth makes her Singapore debut with one of the best-loved of 20th century trumpet showpieces, Arutiunian’s.

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After the war he moved to Moscowwhere between and he participated in the workshops of House of Armenian Culture, studied composition with Genrikh Litinsky. This section is ended by the aritjunjan, who then lead into a faster part of the work. Arutiunian originally intended to write it in for a student of Tabakov, Zsolak Vartasarian, who was the principal trumpet in the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra.

Alexander Grigori Arutiunian Armenian: With some works being fairly popular in the Soviet-Armenian sphere, Arutunian was more often than not overshadowed by fellow composer, Aram Khachaturian. What’s on your mind? Musical Individualism Joan Tower: After this introduction a 10 bar transition section which is played by the orchestra, that leads into the next section which is much more upbeat.

Zrutjunjan Music The concerto was composed inand was written for Ukrainian virtuoso trumpeter, Timofei Alexandrovich Dokschitzer. Sundram, “it is an energetic powerhouse of Eastern European lyricism and harmonic textures”.


His extended family includes 3 granddaughters and a grandson. For the first time the soloist is muted, and the energy of the piece has left momentarily and we are left with a rather melancholy melodic passage.


Trompetenoknzert from ” https: Arutiunian is buried at the Komitas Pantheon which is located in the city center of Yerevan. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The premiere took place in Yerevan in The Soviet trumpeter Timofei Dokschitzer was the first to record the concerto and make arutjunjah famous.

However, in the s he tended towards classical forms and clearer tonality. It has a very gypsyish, Russian, Armenian kind of sound, with very soulful, beautiful melodies and plenty of exciting rapid-tonguing kind of things.

The piece is scored for solo trumpet, 2 flutes second doubles piccolo2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, timpani, percussion bass drum, cymbals, snare drum, triangleharp and strings. Your email address will not be published.

yrompetenkonzert After deciding that a career as a composer was right for him, Arutunian joined the U. The piece ends with triplet movement and then 4 strong beats played by the soloist and the orchestra. This new melody played by the soloist is exciting and technically demanding as there is a complex mix of trompeteknonzert and double tonguing. Arutunian’s engaging and idiomatic trumpet concerto was “quickly assimilated into the standard trumpet repertoire worldwide, earning highest international praise from audiences, critics and performers”.


Alexander Arutiunian – Wikipedia

At the time the concerto was written, his compositional style was similar to Khachaturian’s. The first slow section of the concerto showcases the disciplined communication between the soloist and the orchestra. His father was a military serviceman. Born in Yerevan, Alexander Arutunian was soon recognised as an accomplished pianist and composer, and subsequently, he studied at the Conservatory of Yerevan.

When Tower was nine, her family moved to Bolivia, which she describes as an integral part of Read more….

Retrieved 6 July Arutunian’s concerto for trumpet was conceived of and written as a single-movement concerto with an trompetenkpnzert lyrical episode. The soloist interjects at points with a fanfare-like motif.

Arutiunian in in Yerevan. He died, aged 91, in his home city of Yerevan.