Item MS-5-2, Box 6, Folder 12 - Achtamar

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Achtamar

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Alan Hovhaness

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  • Variations in title: Achtamar, for piano, Op. 64

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MS-5-2, Box 6, Folder 12

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  • November 9, 1948 (Creation)
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    Hovhaness, Alan

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1 part (4 p.) ; 34 x 28 cm

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(1911-2000)

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Alan Hovhaness was an American twentieth-century composer. He was highly regarded and performed during his lifetime, with over 500 compositions to his name.

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Item is a copy of a manuscript composition by Alan Hovhaness, inscribed to Ellen Ballon. The composition is based on an Armenian folktale and is comprised of two movements, each of which imitates Armenian instruments (tmpoog for the first movement and the kanoon and oud in the second movement).

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Revised by Rebecca Shaw on December 6, 2017

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  • English

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  • Box: MS-5-2, Box 6