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Alexander Arutiunian

The concerto’s introduction to the United States is solely due to Dokschitzer, a leading Soviet Russian trumpeter.

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He died, aged 91, in his home city of Yerevan. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

After the war he moved to Moscowwhere between and he participated in the workshops of House of Armenian Culture, studied composition with Genrikh Litinsky. Their marriage produced two children, a daughter, Narine bornwho is a pianist and lawyer; and a son, Suren bornwho is an artist-designer.

Alexander Grigori Arutiunian Armenian: Other works of that kind include The tale of Armenian peopleOde to Lenin and Hymn to the brotherhood InArutiunian was awarded the Stalin Prize for his cantata Motherland[3] a graduation piece he wrote as a student at the Moscow Conservatory.


His father was a military serviceman.

Views Read Edit View history. After graduation he returned to Yerevan to teach at the local Conservatory impromtu in he was appointed artistic director of the Armenian State Philharmony.

Arutiunian is buried at the Komitas Pantheon which is located in the city center of Yerevan.

Alexander Arutiunian – Wikipedia

However, Vartasarian died in the war and the concerto was not completed untilso Aykaz Messlayan was imprlmptu first performer of the Concerto and Timofei Dokschitzer was the first to recording this concerto.

Arutiunian originally intended to write it in for a student of Tabakov, Zsolak Vartasarian, who was the principal trumpet in the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra. At the time the concerto was written, his compositional style was similar to Khachaturian’s. As a composer, he expressed his nationality by incorporating the flavor of ashughner folk minstrel improvisations.

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This page was last edited on 7 Decemberat However, in the s he tended towards classical forms and clearer tonality. His extended family includes 3 granddaughters and a grandson.

Some of Arutiunian’s works for wind instruments include his concerto for trumpetthe concerto for tubaand the brass quintet Armenian Scenes. Arutiunian in in Yerevan. InArutiunian married Irina Tamara Odenova.

The premiere took place in Yerevan in Retrieved from ” https: