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This collection of music from the Caucasus features Georgian, Armenian and Azerbaijani composers whose works have long deserved a wider hearing. In common with other composers trained in regions of the former USSR, they draw largely on folk material as their inspiration.

Amirov, Fikret

  Symphony for String Orchestra, "To the Memory of Nisami"
1.   I. Andante maestoso 00:08:59
2.   II. Allegretto giocoso 00:03:36
3.   III. Andante molto sostenuto 00:05:36
4.   IV. Allegro con brio 00:04:07

Arutiunian, Alexander

5.   I. Prelude 00:02:04
6.   II. Arioso 00:03:36
7.   III. Intermezzo - pizzicato 00:02:28
8.   IV. Finale 00:04:47

Nasidze, Sulkhan

  Symphony No. 3, "Chamber Symphony"
9.   Symphony No. 3, "Chamber Symphony" 00:18:07

Tsintsadze, Sulkhan

  3 Miniatures: Nos. 1-2
10.   No. 1. Lale 00:02:36
11.   No. 2. Indimindi 00:01:43

Aslamazyan, Sergey

  14 Pieces on Themes on Armenian Folk Songs: Haberban
12.   14 Pieces on Themes on Armenian Folk Songs: Haberban 00:01:28

Tsintsadze, Sulkhan

  3 Miniatures: No. 3. Satshidao
13.   3 Miniatures: No. 3. Satshidao 00:02:29
  17 Miniatures: Mstkhemsuri
14.   17 Miniatures: Mstkhemsuri 00:01:15
  12 Miniatures: Zoli Gamididgulda
15.   12 Miniatures: Zoli Gamididgulda 00:01:20

Aslamazyan, Sergey

  14 Pieces on Themes on Armenian Folk Songs: Alai luches
16.   14 Pieces on Themes on Armenian Folk Songs: Alai luches 00:02:04

Tsintsadze, Sulkhan

  12 Miniatures (excerpts)
17.   Gandagan 00:02:16
18.   Sisatura 00:02:53

Total Playing Time: 01:11:24

Amirov, Fikret; Arutiunian, Alexander; Aslamazyan, Sergey; Nasidze, Sulkhan; Tsintsadze, Sulkhan

Berkemer, Uwe

Caucasian Chamber Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century; Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.570324

Barcode: 0747313032471

Physical Release: 10/2007

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