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The violinist Anahid Ajemian, right; the pianist Maro Ajemian, her sister, left; and Alan Hovhaness, in the 1940s.

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Alan Hovhaness: Symphony No.4 (1957/1959)

Alan Hovhaness is a transcendent, mystical composer who was too far out to ever be commercially viable, even though the music is quite beautiful. Telarc were a champion and Mysterious Mountains is Hovhaness at his best, with a fine DSD recording.

Alan Hovhaness - Symphony No. 66, Hymn to Glacier Peak, Op. 428 [Rockwel...

Alan Hovhaness (1911 – 2000) was an American composer of Armenian and Scottish descent. He was one of the most prolific 20th-century composers, with his official catalog comprising 67 numbered symphonies and 434 opus numbers. The Boston Globe music critic Richard Buell wrote: "Although he has been stereotyped as a self-consciously Armenian composer, his output assimilates the music of many cultures. ... The atmosphere is hushed, reverential, mystical, nostalgic."


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