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Alan Hovhaness, Composer
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Alan Hovhaness (March 8, 1911–June 21, 2000) was an American composer of Armenian and Scottish ancestry. His music is accessible to the lay listener and often evokes a mood of mystery or contemplation. The Boston Globe music critic Richard Buell wrote: "Although he has been stereotyped as a self-consciously Armenian composer, his output assimilates the music of many cultures. What may be most American about all of it is the way it turns its materials into a kind of exoticism. The atmosphere...
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Hovhaness: Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, Op. 128
Composer: Alan Hovhaness
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
Ensemble: NEC Symphony
Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, Op. 128 (8:03) N/A
Hovhaness: Symphony No.17 "Symphony for Metal Orchestra" Op. 203 N/A N/A
Composer: Alan Hovhaness
Conductor: Charles Peltz
I - Andante (5:08) N/A N/A
II - Largo (6:38) N/A N/A
III - Allegro (4:06) N/A N/A
IV - Adagio (8:20) N/A N/A
Hovhaness: Symphony no 2, Op. 132 "Mysterious Mountain"
Composer: Alan Hovhaness
Recording Date: Sat 2 Apr 2016
Mysterious Mountain (4:01) N/A
Hovhaness: The Garden of Adonis, Op. 245 N/A
I - Largo (1:46) N/A
II - Allegro (1:53) N/A
III - Adagio, like a solemn dance (3:26) N/A
IV - Allegro (2:20) N/A
V - Grave (1:29) N/A
VI - Allegretto (1:21) N/A
VII - Andante molto espressivo (2:46) N/A
Hovhaness: Prayer of Saint Gregory, Op. 62b
Composer: Alan Hovhaness
Conductor: Cyrus Ginwala
Prayer of Saint Gregory, Op. 62b (5:16) N/A
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