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Monument Aram Khachatryan

One of the most eminent Armenian figures in 20th century world music is Aram Khachatryan. Created according to his own ideologies, creative principles and dictation of the musical culture of his time, Aram Khachatryan is the founder of multiple symphony, concerto and ballet genres in classical Armenian music. Khachatryan succeeded in forming a kind of language style, which is summarized as a combination of international musical styles and languages. The achievements of previous Armenian composers and theoretical bases of Armenian folk music have led to the influences and interpretations of many important features in Khachatryan’s musical thinking. Khachatryan’s art is full of expressive colorful melodies and breathes with vivid melodiousness existing since Armenian urban song culture. This richness and beauty led to many calling him the “Rubens of music.” Aram Khachatryan is a great Armenian composer, and a celebrated classical composer of the current century musical culture.

Due to Aram Khachatryan’s art, the genre richness, quality and high level of musical thinking, scopes and criteria, typical for the 20th century music, have been brought to the Armenian musical culture, synthesized with composers strong personality. Certain commonness in musical thinking is notable in a number of Armenian composers, followers of Khachatryan, which allows us to consider them as representatives of the same composer school. The ideological, esthetical and stylistic base of this school is determined by Aram Khachatryan’s art. Thus, Aram Khachatryan is considered the creator of new Armenian composer school.

Monument Aram Khachatryan

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