The show presents the masterpieces of classics in performance of distinguished musicians, as well as provides comprehensive information about the lives and works of composers and performers, their role and influence on further development of classical music.
In the choppy sea of mature Beethoven’s art, the first two concerts are lucid, quiet, elegant creations. The Second Concert was composed before the First Concert and is fettered by traditions.
Piano playing was not in the scope of interest of Beethoven. But his teacher Neefe managed to evoke the performance talent of the great musician. Soon Beethoven was known as an inimitable improviser. He was a composer and an interpreter at the same time. Later, this road led him to the First Piano Concert where the new powerful talent of the 25-year-old composer was reflected.
The episode is devoted to the historical mission of Aram Khachaturian, namely to the harmonization of the musical culture of the East and West.
This episode of the program presents the centuries-old friendship of the Armenians and the French.
This episode outlines the path of Komitas's life and creativity, and his mission in the crystallization and establishment of Armenian national music.
This episode examines Cyril Scott's piano piece of the same name and presents both its original version and the arrangement for violin and piano.
This episode sketches the image of violinist Ruben Aharonyan as a person and an art worker.
The author of the program analyses, substantiates and proposes to restore, of course with renewed lyrics, the Anthem of the Armenian SSR composed by Aram Khachaturian.
This episode of the program draws parallels between the interpretations and songs written by different composers on the basis of Goethe's poem "Rose."
The second part of this episode presents the approaches of A. Spendiaryan, A. Babajanian, A. Arutiunian and others to the issue of interpretation and adaptation of ashugh songs.
The first part of this episode presents the first steps of making ashug songs polyphonic and their introduction to the art of Armenian composers.
During this episode, Daniel Yerazhisht covers Doctor of Art Mher Navoyan's lecture dedicated to Armenian spiritual vocal art. The lecture was held at the concert of Geghard Choir.
This issue of the program is dedicated to Jean Ter-Merguerian, the first Armenian violinist that has become a laureate in international competitions.
This issue of the program is dedicated to Medea Abrahamyan, the first Armenian cellist that has become a laureate in international competitions.
This issue of the program is dedicated to Ashot Abajyan, the first Armenian bassoonist that has taken part in international competitions.
This episode is dedicated to Ludwig van Beethoven's String Quartet No. 4, which expresses one of the main ideas of Beethoven's art, "from darkness to light."
The third part of the series dedicated to prodigies presents violinists Jascha Heifetz and
Joseph Szigeti, organist Helmut Walcha, pianists Grigory Sokolov and Dimitris Sgouros, and other prodigies.
The second part of the series dedicated to prodigies presents the achievements of pianist Yekaterina Novitskaya, violinist Joshua Bell, and chess players Judith, Sofia and Susan Polgár.
The first part of the series dedicated to prodigies presents great achievements of Komitas, violinists Yehudi Menuhin and Ginette Neveu, and singers Peter Schreier and Robertino Loreti.
This episode presents the Book of Psalms. The Psalter has 151 psalms, of which 150 are canonical and one is deuterocanonical. The word "psalterion" means both a collection of psalms and the musical instrument that accompanied the singing of psalms. During the broadcast, you'll listen to music works of world composers that are based on the words of psalms.
In this episode of the program, parallels are drawn between Mozart's song "The Violet" ("Das Veilchen") and songs with the same name that are written by other composers.
The second part of the broadcast discusses the issues of interpretation of the series "The Musical Offering."
The first part of the broadcast is dedicated to the history of the creation of the series "The Musical Offering" by Bach and to its instrumentation.
The broadcast discusses St. Gregory of Narek's "Book of Lamentations" copied by the hand of Sayat Nova, and this book's influence on the great ashough's poetry.