Aram Khachaturian

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Noun1.Aram Khachaturian - Russian composer (born in Armenia) whose works are romantic and reflect his interest in folk music (1903-1978)
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MARION -- Grace Khatchaturian, 21, of Champaign, was crowned Miss Illinois Saturday night.
George Georgiou on the clarinet, Lyusi Hovhannesyan on the violin, and Guy Creen on piano will perform pieces by Darius Milhaud, Aram Khatchaturian and Camille Saint-Saens.
One needed a nip of whisky to take Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries, while listening to John Williams" music for Jurassic Park, and Khatchaturian's Gayane, Sabre Dance was like imbibing some exotic cocktail.
The program includes Gian Carlo Menotti's Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano, Francis Poulenc's Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, George Gershwin's Heifetz Selections for Violin and Piano from "Porgy and Bess" and Aram Khatchaturian's Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano.
A spectacle of dance and music, Rebel also features internationally acclaimed musical theater artist Joanna Ampil (as the voice of Inang Bayan), and the Media Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Gerard Salonga featuring the music from Spartacus by Aram Khatchaturian. Costumes are by contemporary fashion designer Jeffrey Rogador.
Internationally renowned French harpist Xavier De Maistre will return to Beirut, plucking classics adapted for the harp such as Khatchaturian's "Danse Orientale" and "Toccata," and Walter-KE-hne's "Fantasy on the Themes of [Tchaikovsky's] 'Eugene Onegin.'"
In addition to all major concertos from the Classical and Romantic periods, she also performs concertos by Barber, Bartok, Berg, Glazunov, Khatchaturian, Milhaud, Prokofiev, Schnittke, Shostakovich, Stravinsky, Szymanowski, Hindemith, and Hartmann, as well as Sofia Gubaidulina's Offertorium.
Under pressure from the 50th anniversary of the revolution, Grigorovich created in 1968 a fourth version of the tale of a Roman slave revolt, Spartacus, set like previous versions to Aram Khatchaturian's agitated score.
participate in the concert in the Aram Khatchaturian Concert Hall dedicated to the maestro's 60th birth anniversary.
4.40 Cheltenham Sporting (50:30:20:10) 10-13 Junior, 9-12 Galant Nuit, 6-8 Saddlers Storm, 5-7 Pomme Tiepy, Sheriff Hutton, 4-6 Can't Buy Time, Bille Magern, Faasel, Richard's Sundance, Mostly Bob, 3-5 Far More Serious, Alderley Rover, Khatchaturian, Cornish Sett, Galaxy Rock,.Fredo, 2-4 Dance Island, Deal Done, Den Of Iniquity, Minella Theatre, Teddy's Reflection, Massini Man, 1-3 Palypso De Creek, Burren Legend.
It was a graceful gesture on his part and his graciousness continued as he announced the encore, "Masquerade" from "The Gayane Ballet" by Khatchaturian.
The exposure to such melodies for many of us has been limited to works by American composers Hovhaness and Alfred Reed, Arutiunian's trumpet concerto, and works by Khatchaturian. According to a fascinating article on Armenia in Grove Music Online, ancient Armenian music was somewhat recreated and cultivated throughout the 20th century, even before reflecting Western influences.