- 2010, 653 pp. (in Armenian)
The 8th volume of the Gandzasar Theological Review comprises three main sections: Studies; Original texts and translations; and Lives of saints and martyrologies. In the first section the following studies are placed: Fr Mesrop Aramian, “Christ's Transfiguration in the ecclesiatical theology”, Bishop Bagrat Galstanyan, “The Anointing of the Sick. the problem of this sacrament in the Armenian Church”, and scholar Paruyr Muradyan, “Materials on the history of Christianity in Persia (The life of St Golandukht)”.
The second section includes the modern Armenian translations of the Epistles of Barnabas and of Clement (II spurious), two discourses by St Basil of Caesarea (translated from Ancient Greek), some ascetical writings of St Evagrius of Pontus, translated from Classical Armenian versions, St Gregory of Tathev's homilies on confession of sins and on the confessor fathers, and Mkhitar of Sasoun's life and his discourse on priestly vestments (translations from Ancient Greek by Simon Grkasharyan, from Classical Armenian by Seda Stamboltsyan and Fr Tachat Tsaturyan). The original texts of the volume include the Classical Armenian texts of the authors Paul of Taron (Polos Tarawnac'i), John the Deacon (Yovhannes Sarkawag) and Samuel of Kamrjadzor (Samuel Kamrjadzorec'i).
The third section presents lives of several saints, venerated in the Universal and Armenian Churches.
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.
- 1994, 315 pp. (in Armenian)
This is the third edition of the collection of Catholicos Garegin Hovsepyants's articles and sermons. They were written both in his years as Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, and when he was a vardapet, then a bishop. The previous two editions of the book were published in Antelias in 1946 and in 1986.
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.