Patarag (Yekmalian, Makar)

Sheet Music

Scores

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1896.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Armenian text edited by Stepan Malkhasyants (1857-1947) and engraved at the Mechitarian Publishing House in Vienna.
Scanned at the National Library of Armenia.
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Editor Composer
Publisher. Info. Boston: Azg, 1919.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Mostly reprint of the 1896 edition, with the addition of the composer's obituary.
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General Information

Work Title Երգեցողութիւնք սրբոյ Պատարագի Հայաստանեայց առաքելական եկեղեցւոյ
Alternative. Title Les Chants de la Liturgie Arménienne
Chants of the Divine Liturgy of the Armenian Church
Composer Yekmalian, Makar
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMY 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 45 musical sections
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1891-92
First Performance. 1892
First Publication. 1896
Librettist Unknown
Language Armenian
Dedication in memoriam George IV, Catholicos of the Armenian Church
Average DurationAvg. Duration 70 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Traditional (folk)
Instrumentation male chorus (version C for mixed chorus), piano (or organ)
Related Works Les chants liturgiques de l'eglise arménienne (Bianchini, Pietro)
External Links Wikipedia article about the Armenian Holy Liturgy

Misc. Comments

According to these CD notes, Armenian liturgical music was chanted up until the end of the 19th century, when an Italian composer, Pietro Bianchini arranged the music in a more Western 4-part choral setting.