Hayk Melikyan, pianist
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EMBASSY CD SERIES

 

BACH: CHORALE PRELUDES FROM CLAVIER-ÜBUNG III AND PIANO TRANSCRIPTIONS

BACH: CHORALE PRELUDES FROM CLAVIER-ÜBUNG III AND
PIANO TRANSCRIPTIONS

The Embassy of Germany in Armenia presents a special edition of the collection of works by Johann Sebastian Bach: Chorale Preludes from Clavier-Übung III and piano transcriptions: Siciliana by Wilhelm Kempf, Prelude in B Minor by Alexander Siloti, Ich ruf zu dir, Herr by Ferrucio Busoni, Air on G Strings by Hayk Melikyan and Chaconne for Left Hand by Johannes Brahms. The CD was released in February 2017.

   
INTERPRETED FIGURATION: BRAZILIAN PIANO MUSIC

INTERPRETED FIGURATION: BRAZILIAN PIANO MUSIC

The Embassy of Brazil in Armenia presents a special edition of the collection of works by seven Brazilian 20th Century and Contemporary Composers: Trois morceaux and Valsa lenta by Henrique Oswald, Waltz Vaidosa nr.1 and Canhoto by Radames Gnattali, Toada nr.6 by Osvaldo Lacerda, Ponteio by Ernst Mahle, Five Ponteios by Camargo Guarnieri, Interpreted Figuration by Edson Zampronha and Two Pieces from Brazilian Cycle by Heitor Villa-Lobos. The CD was released in January 2017.

   
Lithuanian Piano Music CD

WINTER SKETCHES: MUSIC OF ČIURLIONIS & DVARIONAS

The Embassy of Lithuania in Armenia presents a special edition of the collection of works by two outstanding Lithuanian composers entitled Winter Sketches: Eight Preludes, Two Nocturnes, Two Mazurkas, Two Lithuanian Folk Songs, Moment Musicaux, Humoresque by Mikolajus Čiurlionis and Little Suite, Winter Sketches by Balys Dvarionas. The CD was released in July 2014.

   
Hayk Melikyan plays Swiss Contemporary Piano Music SWISS CONTEMPORARY PIANO MUSIC

The Embassy of Switzerland in Armenia and AVETIS Swiss Armenian Cultural Association present a special edition of the collection of works by six Swiss contemporary composers: Elis by Heinz Holliger, Stille by Michael Jarrell, Zwei leichte Klavierstücke by Beat Furrer, Ein Hauch von Unzeit II by Klaus Huber, Sonority Etude by Edward Staempfli and Sonata by Eric Gaudibert. The CD was released in 2013.
   
Witold Lutoslawski-100 and Aram Khachaturian-110 LUTOSLAWSKI 100 & KHACHATURIAN 110 JUBILEE EDITION

The Embassy of Poland in Armenia presents Witold Lutoslawski-100 and Aram Khachaturian-110 Jubilee 2013 special Edition CD. The CD contains piano works of two Coryphées of the 20th Century: Bulcolics, Folk Melodies, Three Pieces for the Young and Invention by Witold Lutoslawski and Toccata, Recitative and Fugue nr.7, Seven pieces from The Album for Children by Aram Khachaturian. The CD was released in 2013.
   

CD RELEASES

 

 
NAXOS GRAND PIANO Presents Alexander Arutiunian's Piano Music

ALEXANDER ARUTIUNIAN: COMPLETE PIANO WORKS

NAXOS' GRAND PIANO label presents the Complete Works for Piano Solo of Alexander Arutiunian, one of the most prominent composers in the USSR, one of the representatives of the Armenian ‘Mighty Handful’ and much admired by Shostakovich. An accomplished pianist, Arutiunian created virtuoso piano works that are rooted in Armenian folk traditions while expressing, in the words of Hayk Melikyan, “a rich palette of emotions reflecting both his time and the history of his nation”. The Album includes world premiere recordings and will be released in January 2017.

   
1900+ presents an edition of the collection of piano works by Tatev Amiryan performed by Hayk Melikyan ORTUS: PIANO COMPOSITIONS BY TATEV AMIRYAN

1900+ presents the collection of piano works by Tatev Amiryan, an Armenian-American composer. The CD includes following works: Remembrance, Waiting for the Dawn, Armenian Fantasy, Echoes from Childhood, Ortus, Tristesse, Six Pictures. The CD was released in April 2016.
   
Echoes of Altar dedicated to the Centenary of the Victims of Armenian Genocide ECHOES OF ALTAR: ARMENIAN PIANO MUSIC

The Ministry of Diaspora of Armenia presents a special edition of a CD Echoes of Altar. The current edition is dedicated to the Centenary of the Victims of Armenian Genocide. The CD includes: Dances and Seven Piano Songs by Komitas, Garun a (Spring) by Komitas/Robert Andreasian, Sonata Dedication to Arshile Gorky for piano and percussion by Edward Sadoyan, Waiting for the Dawn by Tatev Amiryan and Echoes of Altar for piano four hands by Hayk Melikyan (recorded with Karine Gilanyan). The CD was released in March 2014.
   
NAXOS GRAND PIANO Presents Arno Babadjanian Piano Music

ARNO BABADJANIAN: COMPLETE ORIGINAL WORKS FOR PIANO SOLO

NAXOS' GRAND PIANO label presents the Complete Original Works for Piano Solo of Arno Babadjanian, one of the Leading Armenian Composers of the 20th Century. The Album contains Polyphonic Sonata, Six Pictures, Poem, Elegy, Melody, Humoresque, Prelude, Vagharshapat Dance, Impromptu, Capriccio, Reflection. The Album was released in 2014. Details are available on Naxos.com and can be purchased from Amazon.com.

   
Hayk Melikyan plays the pianoi pieces by Willy Weiner WILLY WEINER: PIANO PIECES IN C

Menora Jewish Cultural Center presents the collection of piano works entitled Piano Pieces in C by Jewish contemporary composer Willy Weiner. The Album contains 15 pieces: Creation, Exodus, Queen Esther’s Dance, Maccabi, Life is Useless, My People, Jacob’s Lily, Small Ballerina, Moon Waltz, Aliah (Ascension), An Old Organ-Grinder, Autumn Leaves, Memory, Nice Mistake and Yerevan Samba. The CD was related in 2013.
   
1900+ First Edition 1900+: ARMENIAN CONTEMPORARY PIANO MUSIC

The First Edition of 1900+ CD presents Armenian Contemporary Music and the Pieces which were specially composed and dedicated to pianist Hayk Melikyan. The Edition contains the following works: si… alors… by Aram Hovhannisyan, Sonata Dedication to Arshile Gorky for piano and percussion by Edward Sadoyan, Four Tankas by Jirayr Shahrimanyan, Three Fantastic Pieces by Sofya Mikayelyan, Piano Triptych Johann Sebastian Bach in Memoriam by Hayk Melikyan, Désordre for piano and electroacoustic sounds by Mosh Sahakyan, The Black and White by Karen Ananyan and Asana by Artur Akshelyan. The CD was released in 2013.
   
Armenian Bas-Reliefs ARMENIAN BAS-RELIEFS: ARMENIAN PIANO MUSIC

Avetis Swiss-Armenian Cultural Association and 1900+ present a Solo Album of Armenian Piano Music Armenian Bas-Reliefs. The CD includes the works of 20th and 21st Centuries composers: Polyphonic Sonata and Three Pieces (Elegy, Melody and Humoresque) by Arno Babadjanian, Postlude by Hayk Melikyan, Poem by Edward Mirzoyan, Toccata by Aram Khachaturian, Concert Paraphrase from Opera Anoush by Armen Tigranian (transcription by Hayk Melikyan), Lullaby by Komitas (Transcription by Hayk Melikyan) and Armenian Bas-Reliefs by Geghuni Chitchyan. The CD was released in 2011 and is available on CD Baby.
   
Armenian Piano Music ARMENIAN PIANO MUSIC

This is a special edition of the Armenian Piano Music which contains the following works: Six Pictures by Arno Babadjanian, Sonata Dedication to Komitas by Harutiun Dellalian, Poem by Aram Khachaturian, Havoun (Melody of Resurrection) by Grigor Naregatsi (Transcription by Hayk Melikyan), Armenian Folk Song Rourie (arrangement by Hayk Melikyan), Three Pieces by Tigran Mansurian and Three Postludes by Lazar Saryan. The Album was released in 2011.
   
And the Earth Shall Bear Again AND THE EARTH SHALL BEAR AGAIN:
20TH CENTURY & CONTEMPORARY PIANO MUSIC


Yeritac Assosiation presents an Edition of the 20th Century and Contemporary Piano Music And the Earth Shall Bear Again. The CD contains Regard de l’Esprit de Joie by Olivier Messiaen, Rounds by Luciano Berio, Five Preludes by Galina Ustvolskaya, Sonata nr.4 by Alexander Mosolov, Klavierstück IX by Karlheinz Stockhausen, And the Earth Shall Bear Again for prepared piano by John Cage, 90+ by Elliott Carter, Divertimento ousonmupien for piano and electroacoustic sounds by Michel Karsky and Hayk Melikyan and Three Movements from Petrushka by Igor Stravinsky. The CD was released in 2009.
   
The Music of Avet Terteryan ON THE WAY TO SYMPHONY:
WORKS FOR VOICE & PIANO BY AVET TERTERYAN


Armenian Music Center label presents the music of Avet Terteryan, one of the leading Armenian 20th Century Composers. The CD On the Way to the Symphony includes the works for voice and piano (Romances Every Night in my Garden, On the Brook, To the Woman with Green Eyes) and Hayk Melikyan’s transcriptions for piano solo (Romances Nightingale and Rose, Call Me, I’ll Come, Dnieper, Concert Paraphrase from Opera Fire Ring). The works are performed by Anna Mayliyan, mezzo and Hayk Melikyan, piano. The CD was released in 2009 and is available on CD Baby.
   
Levon Mouradian, Hayk Melikyan, IAN CD (4 Armenian Sonatas)

IAN: 20TH CENTURY ARMENIAN SONATAS

Collection of the 20th Century Armenian Sonatas for cello and piano contains the works by Harutiun Dellalian, Karen Khachaturian, Tigran Mansurian (2nd Sonata) and Avet Terterian. The works are performed by Levon Mouradian, cello and Hayk Melikyan, piano. The CD was released in 2012 and is available on CD Baby.

   
 


 

 

 

 

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