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Alan Hovhaness

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Alan Hovhaness was an Armenian-American composer. He was one of the most prolific 20th-century composers, with his official catalog comprising 67 numbered symphonies and 434 opus numbers. However, the true tally is well over 500 surviving works since many opus numbers comprise two or more distinct works.

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Google previewResearching the Song:A Lexicon (2005)

by Shirlee Emmons, Wilbur Watkins Lewis

Alan Hovhaness has set Ha ̄fiz and written poetry about Ha ̄fiz. Blair Fairchild has set English translations of Ha ̄fiz verse; N. N. Cherpnin ...

Google previewThe Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz (2007)

by the late Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler

Alan Hovhaness. Went to Paris on Fulbright in '52, stud. w. Nadia Boulanger and Arthur Honegger. After ret. to US in '53, went to NYC, perf. and rec. w. Max Roach ; Clifford Brown; Howard McGhee; w. Tadd Dameron in Atlantic City; same yr., ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Contemporary American Culture (2005)

by Robert Gregg, Gary W. McDonogh, Cindy H. Wong

painter Arshile Gorky, composer Alan Hovhaness, film director Rouben Mamoulian, journalist Ben Bagdikian and Pulitzer Prize ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Multiethnic American Literature: A - C (2005)

by Emmanuel Sampath Nelson

Archie Minasian, Peter Manuelian, James Mago- rian, David Kherdian, Helen Pilibosian, Ralph Setian, Alan Hovhaness, Leo Hamalian, Vaughn Koumjian, Mary Avakian Freericks, Harold Bond, ...

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