Piano music of Tigran Chukhajian (1837-1898)

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Piano music of Tigran Chukhajian (1837-1898)

Post by Lance » Tue Apr 27, 2021 11:33 pm

For some reason, this Grand Piano CD [859, 71:38] took a long time getting to me. Upon looking at this Armenian composer's birth/death dates, this is my beloved time frame for music though, of course, it embraces the entire Baroque period through the mid-20th century or so. The pianist, Mikael Ayrapetyan, has seemingly made a specialty of Armenian music and he has recorded quite a bit of it for the Grand Piano label. The recording itself was made in Moscow, Russia on April 30th, 2019 on a Steinway concert grand (probably Hamburg) that has a sumptuous tone. Ayrapetyan is quite a pianist in this repertoire and is Armenian himself with an excellent biography. If you are looking for something new/different/enjoyable, give this one a try.
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Re: Piano music of Tigran Chukhajian (1837-1898)

Post by maestrob » Wed Apr 28, 2021 8:33 am

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Intriguing, Lance. I'll be sure to give it a try today. Thanks!

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Re: Piano music of Tigran Chukhajian (1837-1898)

Post by Rach3 » Tue May 04, 2021 5:45 pm

Many thanks again.New to me again.Just started listening.

The entire Grand Piano cd :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRhXNYQ ... Zed6A4vmZ8

Our " Western" ears need occasional "tuning."

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