Tigran Mansurian

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Tigran Mansurian Tigran Yeghiayi Mansurian (Armenian: Տիգրան Մանսուրյան; born 27 January 1939) is a leading Armenian composer of classical music and film scores.[1][2] Contents 1 Biography 2 Recordings 3 Works 3.1 Stage 3.2 Orchestral 3.3 Chamber music 3.4 Piano 3.5 Choral 3.6 Vocal 3.7 Film scores 4 References 5 External links Biography[edit] He was born in Beirut and educated in Yerevan, Armenia, where his family had moved in 1947 and settled in Yerevan in 1956.[3] He studied first at the Romanos Melikian Music School under the Armenian composer Edvard Baghdasaryan and later at the Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory.[4][5] His "Monodia" album was nominated for the 2005 Grammy Award for "Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra)" and "Best Classical Contemporary Composition."[6] Tigran Mansurian in San Francisco, 2015 Recordings[edit] Tigran Mansurian: String Quartets - Rosamunde Quartett (ECM 1905) Tigran Mansurian: "…and then I was in time again", Lachrymae, Confessing with Faith – Kim Kashkashian, viola; Jan Garbarek, soprano saxophone; The Hilliard Ensemble; Christoph Poppen, conductor; Münchener Kammerorchester. (CD ECM 1850/51) Tigran Mansurian: Havik, Duet for viola and percussion – Kim Kashkashian, viola; Robyn Schulkowsky, percussion; Tigran Mansurian, piano, voice. (CD ECM 1754) Tigran Mansurian: Quasi parlando - Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin; Anja Lechner, violonchello; Amsterdam sinfonietta; Candida Thompson. (ECM new series 2323) Works[edit] Mansurian's compositions range from large scale orchestral works to individual art songs. He also composed several film scores between 1968 and 1980.[7] Stage[edit] The Snow Queen (ballet in two acts with a scenario by Vilen Galstyan, after the story by Hans Christian Andersen), 1989 Orchestral[edit] Concerto, for organ and small orchestra, 1964 Partita, for large orchestra, 1965 Music for Twelve Strings, 1966 Preludes, for large orchestra, 1975 To the Memory of Dmitry Shostakovich, for cello and large orchestra, 1976 Canonical Ode, for harp, organ and 2 string orchestras, 1977 Concerto No. 2, for cello and string orchestra, 1978 Double Concerto, for violin, cello and string orchestra, 1978 Tovem, for small orchestra, 1979 Nachtmusik, for large orchestra, 1980 Because I Do Not Hope (in memory of Igor Stravinsky), for small orchestra, 1981 Concerto, for violin and string orchestra, 1981 Concerto No. 3, for cello and small orchestra, 1983 한국야동