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Author Komitas, Vardapet, 1869-1935.

Title Armenian sacred and folk music / Komitas ; translated by Edward Gulbekian ; introduction by V.N. Nersessian
Published Richmond, Surrey : Curzon Press, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (192 pages) : illustrations, music
Series Caucasus world
Caucasus world.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title page; Copyright Page; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; Note on transcription; Edward Gulbekian; Introduction; 1. La musique rustique arménienne; 2. Armeniens volkstümliche Reigentanze; 3. The 'Plough Song' of Lōfi in the style of the village of Vardablour; 5. The church melodies of the Armenians; 6. The singing of the Holy Liturgy; 7. Die armenische Kirchenmusik; 8. The significance of the khaz notation of the sharakans; 4. Book review : Receuil des chantes populaires arméniens; 9. Church music of the Armenians in the nineteenth century; Bibliography
Works of KomitasGlossary of musical terms used by Komitas; Index
Summary Translated by E. Gulbekian, edited with introduction by N.V. Nersessian. Komitas Vardapet was the giant of Armenian sacred and folk music. Eight of Komitas's principal musicological studies have been selected from his Collected Works published in Yerevan in 1941
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-179) and index
Notes Primarily in English, translated from Armenian; includes articles in French and German
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Subject Komitas.
Church music -- Armenian Church.
Folk music -- Armenia -- History and criticism
Folk songs, Armenian -- History and criticism
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Gulbekian, Edward.
Nersessian, Vrej, 1948-
ISBN 1136801774