Ayvazyan - Concert etude for cello and piano. You can download the PDF sheet music Ayvazyan - Concert etude for cello and piano (A.Ayvazyan - "Concert etude") on this page. This famous cello composition, played by many cello players is the virtuoso composition for cello by A.Ayvazyan. This small Concert etude express and clearly shows all technical skills of cello player, by an unusual melody and interesting harmonies of cello and piano. Ayvazyan's Concert etude for cello impress everyone by its clear and transparent string expression of rapid musical soul and many other cello characteristics. Cello and piano parts were taken from Armenian library. To view the first page of Ayvazyan - Concert etude for cello and piano click the music sheet image.
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A.Ayvazyan is a Soviet Armenian composer, conductor, founder of the Armenian State Jazz Orchestra, and People's Artist of Armenia (1962). He was born in Baku in a musical family. Many famous musicians including Fyodor Shalyapin and Sergei Rachmaninoff visited the family apartment on Merkurievskaya Street. Ayvazyan graduated from the Tbilisi State Conservatory in 1923 and studied at the studio of Alexander Spendiarian. He then attended the Moscow State Conservatory, completing his post-graduate research in 1935. In 1933 Ayvazyan won the First Prize of All-Soviet musical competition. In 1938 he founded the Armenian State Estrada (Jazz) Orchestra in Yerevan, one of the most popular in the USSR and the only one that survived during the stalinist repressions of the 1940s. Among his well-known songs are "Jan Yerevan", "Karine", "Get Arax" and "Im Karavan" (a melody which became the unofficial anthem of the Karabakh movement in Armenia in 1988. He is also the author of the Armenian operetta "The Eastern Dentist," "Taparnikos" opera and soundtracks ("Inchu e aghmkum getn?", "Mor sirtn" Armenian films, "The Snow Queen" Soviet cartoon animation). In 1939 Ayvazyan was awarded by the Renowned Master of Armenian SSR Arts title. He headed the Armenian State Estrada (Jazz) Orchestra until 1956, from 1943 to 1945 he was also the artistic head of Yerevan Musical Comedy Theater. Ayvazyan was the first professor of cello class at the Yerevan State Conservatory.