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Title: Spartacus and Gayaneh
Otros títulos: Ballet Highlights
Spartacus y Gayaneh
Destacados del Ballet
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Aram Khachaturian; London Symphony Orchestra
Código CDU: Kha.01
Forma Musical: Ballet
Abstract: Although he was indicted (along with Shostakovich, Prokofiev, and a number of other prominent Soviet musicians) for "formalism," in the infamous Zhdanov decree of 1948, Aram Khachaturian was, for most of his long career, one of the Soviet musical establishment's most prized representatives. Born into an Armenian family, in Tbilisi, in 1903, Khachaturian's musical identity formed slowly, and, although a tuba player in his school band and a self-taught pianist, he wanted to be a biologist, and did not study music formally until entering Moscow's Gnesin Music Academy (as a cellist) in 1922. His considerable musical talents soon manifested themselves, and by 1925 he was studying composition privately with Gnesin himself. In 1929, Khachaturian joined Miaskovsky's composition class at the Moscow Conservatory. Khachaturian graduated in 1934, and before the completion, in 1937, of his postgraduate studies, the successful premieres of such works as the Symphony No. 2 in A Minor "With a Bell" ...


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1. Spartacus (B ... - Variation of Aegina.mp3 8:08 11.15Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Spartacus (B ... Spartacus and Phrygia.mp3 9:52 13.53Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Spartacus (B ... Aefina and Harmodius).mp3 7:32 10.33Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Spartacus (B ... (The Rebels' Approach).mp3 6:52 9.429Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Gayaneh (Ballet Highlights) - Lezghinka.mp3 2:39 3.649Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Gayaneh (Ballet Highlights) - Lullaby.mp3 5:29 7.528Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. Gayaneh (Ballet Highlights) - Storm.mp3 5:02 6.912Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. Gayaneh (Ballet Highlights) - Sabre Dance.mp3 2:37 3.586Mb MPEG Audio mp3
9. Gayaneh (Ballet Highlights) - Mountaineers.mp3 2:03 2.827Mb MPEG Audio mp3
10. Gayaneh (Ballet Highlights) - Invention.mp3 4:40 6.405Mb MPEG Audio mp3
Spartacus (Ballet Highlights) - Completo.wav 32:15 325.5Mb WAV audio wav
Gayaneh (Ballet Highlights) - Completo.wav 22:17 224.9Mb WAV audio wav

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