In August 2009, Vem Recordings released the single CD of Hovhannes Toumanian’s fairy-tales, including the Armenian readings of the great writer’s well-known fairy-tales, such as “The Foolish Man”, “The Master and the Laborer”, “Black Kiddy”, “The Miller-King” and others. The fairy-tales are narrated by Aida Nersisyan and Sargis Najaryan.
The Armenian reading of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s famous novel, “The Little Prince”, was released with a double CD by Vem Recordings in August 2009. The novel is narrated by Aida Nersisyan and Sargis Najaryan.
In 2005, Vem Recordings released its premier CD, “The Way”. Traditional arrangements of Armenian spiritual chants by the venerated composer and ethnomusicologist Komitas Vardapet (1869–1935) are displayed in the Hover Chamber Choir’s superb and unique interpretation. The album also includes two modern arrangements by composer Vaché Sharafyan.
In the album, listeners will find impressive, remarkable and strikingly fresh masterpieces by the leading contemporary Armenian composers magnificently performed by the ever-innovative Komitas State String Quartet of Armenia. The album was released in 2007, by Vem Recordings in celebration of the renowned String Quartet’s 80th Anniversary.
Released in 2005, this is the second album of sharakans produced by Vem Recordings. The album features various genres of Armenian sacred music. The choral parts are performed by the acclaimed Hover Chamber Choir, and the vocals by two outstanding soloists of the Holy Geghard Monastery Choir, Anahit Papayan and Lusine Ghazaryan.