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Hesperion XXI - The Soul of Armenia

Folk tunes, popular epics and early Christian church music from Armenia, performed by Hespèrion XXI, directed by Jordi Savall, at a concert given in February at the Marquès de Comilles Hall, Royal Shipyards, Barcelona.

Introduced by Lucie Skeaping.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Gaguik Mouradian, Georgi Minassyan, Haïg Sarikouyoumdjian, Jordi Savall & Hespèrion XXI

    ANONYMOUS: Azat astvatsn & Ter kedzo (Ode to liberty & supplication)

  • Gaguik Mouradian, Georgi Minassyan, Haïg Sarikouyoumdjian, Jordi Savall & Hespèrion XXI

    TRADITIONAL ARMENIAN: Song & Dance

  • Sayat Nova

    SAYAT NOVA: Dun en glkhen (King's prayer prior to exile)

    Performer: Aram Movsisyan. Performer: Gaguik Mouradian. Performer: Georgi Minassyan. Performer: Haïg Sarikouyoumdjian. Performer: Jordi Savall. Performer: Hespèrion XXI.
  • Sayat Nova

    SAYAT NOVA: Ousti goukas gharib bobul (Love song)

    Performer: Aram Movsisyan. Performer: Gaguik Mouradian. Performer: Georgi Minassyan. Performer: Haïg Sarikouyoumdjian. Performer: Jordi Savall. Performer: Hespèrion XXI.
  • Tigran Tchukhadjian

    TIGRAN TCHUKHADJIAN: O'h intsh anush (Song of exile)

    Performer: Aram Movsisyan. Performer: Gaguik Mouradian. Performer: Georgi Minassyan. Performer: Haïg Sarikouyoumdjian. Performer: Jordi Savall. Performer: Hespèrion XXI.
  • Sayat Nova

    SAYAT NOVA: Kani vur djan im (Love song)

    Performer: Aram Movsisyan. Performer: Gaguik Mouradian. Performer: Georgi Minassyan. Performer: Haïg Sarikouyoumdjian. Performer: Jordi Savall. Performer: Hespèrion XXI.
  • Gaguik Mouradian, Georgi Minassyan, Haïg Sarikouyoumdjian, Jordi Savall & Hespèrion XXI

    Improvisation

  • Aram Movsisyan, Gaguik Mouradian, Georgi Minassyan, Haïg Sarikouyoumdjian, Jordi Savall & Hespèrion XXI

    TRADITIONAL ARMENIAN, COLLECTED BY KOMITAS: Al aylukhs (Love duet)

  • Aram Movsisyan, Gaguik Mouradian, Georgi Minassyan, Haïg Sarikouyoumdjian, Jordi Savall & Hespèrion XXI

    TRADITIONAL ARMENIAN, COLLECTED BY KOMITAS: Wedding songs

  • Aram Movsisyan, Gaguik Mouradian, Georgi Minassyan, Haïg Sarikouyoumdjian, Jordi Savall & Hespèrion XXI

    TRADITIONAL ARMENIAN: Vorp Ani karaki vera (Lamentation for the city of Ani)

  • Aram Movsisyan, Gaguik Mouradian, Georgi Minassyan, Haïg Sarikouyoumdjian, Jordi Savall & Hespèrion XXI

    TRADITIONAL ARMENIAN: Taksim & Dance

  • Aram Movsisyan, Gaguik Mouradian, Georgi Minassyan, Haïg Sarikouyoumdjian, Jordi Savall & Hespèrion XXI

    TRADITIONAL ARMENIAN, COLLECTED BY KOMITAS: Hov arek (Lament)

  • Aram Movsisyan, Gaguik Mouradian, Georgi Minassyan, Haïg Sarikouyoumdjian, Jordi Savall & Hespèrion XXI

    TRADITIONAL ARMENIAN: Sev mut amper (Lament)

  • Tigran Tchukhadjian

    TIGRAN TCHUKHADJIAN: Menk kadj tohmi (Song of combat)

    Performer: Jordi Savall. Performer: Hespèrion XXI.

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