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Djivan Gasparyan
Djivan Gasparyan
Djivan Gasparyan
(var. Jivan Gasparyan;[1] Armenian: Ջիվան Գասպարյան, Armenian pronunciation: [dʒiˈvɑn ɡɑspɑɾˈjɑn]; born October 12, 1928[1][2]) is an Armenian musician and composer. He plays the duduk, a double reed woodwind instrument related to the orchestral oboe. Gasparyan is known as the "Master of the duduk".[3][4][5]Contents1 Biography 2 Discography 3 References 4 External linksBiography[edit] Born in Solak, Armenia
Solak, Armenia
to parents from Mush, Gasparyan started to play duduk when he was six. In 1948, he became a soloist of the Armenian Song and Dance Popular Ensemble and the Yerevan Philharmonic Orchestra.[6] He has won four medals at UNESCO
UNESCO
worldwide competitions (1959, 1962, 1973, and 1980)
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AllMusic
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide. The largest music database on the web, it catalogs more than 3 million album entries and 30 million tracks. It was launched in 1991, predating the World Wide Web.[2][3]Contents1 History 2 The All Music Guide series 3 Reception 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] AllMusic was launched as All Music Guide by Michael Erlewine, a "compulsive archivist, noted astrologer, Buddhist scholar and musician." He became interested in using computers for his astrological work in the mid-'70s, and founded a software company, Matrix, in 1977. In the early '90s, as CDs replaced vinyl as the prevalent format for recorded music, Erlewine purchased what he thought was a CD of early recordings by Little Richard
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Sainkho Namtchylak
Sainkho Namtchylak
Sainkho Namtchylak
(born 1957) is a singer originally from Tuva, an autonomous republic in the Russian Federation just north of Mongolia. She is known for her Tuvan throat singing[1] or Khöömei.Contents1 Style 2 Career 3 Discography3.1 Albums 3.2 Compilations4 References 5 External linksStyle[edit] Namtchylak is an experimental singer, born in 1957 in a secluded village in the south of Tuva. She is proficient in overtone singing; her music encompasses avant-jazz, electronica, modern composition and Tuvan influences
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Brian Eno
brian-eno.netAudio sampleDune Prophecy Themefile helpBrian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, RDI (/ˈiːnoʊ/; born 15 May 1948 and originally christened Brian Peter George Eno) is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, writer, and visual artist. He is best known for his pioneering work in ambient music and contributions to rock, pop, electronic, and generative music. A self-described "non-musician", Eno has helped to introduce a variety of unique conceptual approaches and recording techniques into contemporary music, advocating a methodology of "theory over practice" throughout his career.[1][2] He has been described as one of popular music's most influential and innovative figures.[1][3][4] Born in Suffolk, Eno studied painting and experimental music at the art school at Ipswich Civic College in the mid 1960s and then at Winchester School of Art
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David Sylvian
David Sylvian
David Sylvian
(born David Alan Batt, 23 February 1958) is an English singer-songwriter and musician who came to prominence in the late 1970s as the lead vocalist and main songwriter in the group Japan
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Kronos Quartet
The Kronos Quartet
Kronos Quartet
is an American string quartet based in San Francisco. They have been in existence with a rotating membership of musicians for over forty years. The quartet covers a very broad range of musical genres, including contemporary classical music. More than 900 works have been written for them.Contents1 History1.1 30th anniversary 1.2 40th anniversary2 New music, contemporary classical 3 Diverse genres 4 Awards and recognition 5 Recordings 6 Published music 7 Films 8 References 9 External linksHistory[edit] The quartet was founded by violinist David Harrington in Seattle, Washington. Its first performance was in November 1973.[1] Since 1978, the quartet has been based in San Francisco, California. The longest-running combination of performers (from 1978 to 1999) had Harrington and John Sherba on violin, Hank Dutt on viola, and Joan Jeanrenaud on cello
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Los Angeles Philharmonic
The Los Angeles Philharmonic
Los Angeles Philharmonic
(LA Phil or LAP) is an American orchestra based in Los Angeles, California, United States. It has a regular season of concerts from October through June at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, and a summer season at the Hollywood Bowl
Hollywood Bowl
from July through September. Gustavo Dudamel
Gustavo Dudamel
is the current Music Director, and Esa-Pekka Salonen
Esa-Pekka Salonen
is Conductor Laureate. Music critics have described the orchestra as the most "contemporary minded",[1] "forward thinking",[2] "talked about and innovative",[3] "venturesome and admired"[4] orchestra in America. According to Salonen, "We are interested in the future
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Eva Rivas
Valeria Alexandrovna Reshetnikova-Tsatouryan (Russian: Валерия Александровна Решетникова-Цатурян, Armenian: Վալերիա Ռուստետնիկովա-Ծատուրյան; born 13 July 1987), better known by her stage name Eva Rivas, is a Russian-Armenian singer. She represented Armenia
Armenia
in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 with the song "Apricot Stone".Contents1 Early life 2 Eurovision Song Contest 2010 3 The Voice 4 Filmography 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksEarly life[edit] Rivas was born and raised in Rostov-on-Don
Rostov-on-Don
to an Armenian mother and a father of Russian and Greek descent
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2010 Eurovision Song Contest
The Eurovision Song Contest 2010 was the 55th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest. It took place in Oslo, Norway, following Alexander Rybak's win at the 2009 contest in Moscow, Russia with the song "Fairytale". It was the third time Norway had hosted the contest, having previously done so in 1986 and 1996. The contest was broadcast from the Telenor Arena in Bærum, Greater Oslo, Norway. The 2010 winner was Germany with Lena singing "Satellite", written by American Julie Frost and Denmark's John Gordon. It was Germany's first win in twenty-eight years, its second since the Contest's inception, and its first win as a unified country
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Oslo
Oslo
Oslo
(English: /ˈɒzloʊ/, OZ-loh,[9] Norwegian pronunciation: [²uʂlu] ( listen) or, rarer [²uslu] or [ˈuʂlu]) is the capital and the most populous city in Norway. It constitutes both a county and a municipality. Founded in the year 1040, and established as a kaupstad or trading place in 1048 by Harald Hardrada, the city was elevated to a bishopric in 1070 and a capital under Haakon V of Norway
Norway
around 1300. Personal unions with Denmark from 1397 to 1523 and again from 1536 to 1814 and with Sweden
Sweden
from 1814 to 1905 reduced its influence. After being destroyed by a fire in 1624, during the reign of King Christian IV, the city was moved closer to Akershus Fortress
Akershus Fortress
and renamed Christiania in the king's honour. It was established as a municipality (formannskapsdistrikt) on 1 January 1838
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Music Of Turkey
The music of Turkey
Turkey
includes mainly Turkic elements as well as partial influences ranging from Central Asian folk music, Arabic music, Greek music, Ottoman music, Persian music and Balkan music, as well as references to more modern European and American popular music. Turkey is a country on the northeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, and is a crossroad of cultures from across Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, the Caucasus
Caucasus
and South and Central Asia The roots of traditional music in Turkey
Turkey
span across centuries to a time when the Seljuk Turks
Seljuk Turks
migrated to Anatolia
Anatolia
and Persia
Persia
in the 11th century and contains elements of both Turkic and pre-Turkic influences
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Jesse Cook
Jesse Arnaud Cook (born 28 November 1964) is a Canadian guitarist, composer, and producer. He incorporates elements of flamenco rumba, jazz and many forms of world music into his work. He is a Juno Award winner, Acoustic Guitar Player's Choice Award silver winner in the Flamenco Category, and a three-time winner of the Canadian Smooth Jazz award for Guitarist of the Year
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Lionel Richie
Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. Beginning in 1968, he was a member of the funk and soul band the Commodores
Commodores
and then launched a solo career in 1982. He also co-wrote the 1985 charity single "We Are the World" with Michael Jackson, which sold over 20 million copies.[2] Richie has sold over 90 million records worldwide, making him one of the world's best-selling artists of all time
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Lian Ensemble
Lian Ensemble is a Persian classical music ensemble based in Los Angeles, California, USA.[1]Contents1 History 2 Style 3 On Lian ensemble 4 Discography 5 Notes 6 See also 7 External linksHistory[edit] The Lian Ensemble was established in 1996 by Pirayeh Pourafar, Houman Pourmehdi . The group has performed throughout the U.S. and internationally. [2][3] Style[edit] The Lian Ensemble is a group of performers and composers. Their compositions fuse the Mystical Persian musical heritage with the contemporary sensibilities of postmodern Jazz. Combining a musical vision with dedication to experimentation, they create a synthesis of mystical world music composed of traditional and folk melodies and instruments. The Lian is composed of musicians whose diverse musical styles lend to this blend of Mystical world music. Lian's music flows between a diverse range of styles and traditions, forging a sound that is all their own
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Swapan Chaudhuri
Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri is a phenomenon in the arena of Indian Classical Music. Musicians honor him as one of the most highly respected Tabla players, worthy of highest regard all over the world. He is a recipient of the prestigious Sangeet Natak Academy Award from the Government of India, and the American Academy of Artists Award, both of which are reserved only for those artists who have attained the highest level of artistry. He has received the Excellence in Performing Arts Award from the Global Indian Congress in San Francisco, and has been nominated to the esteemed International Percussive Arts Society's Hall of Fame. It was Swapan’s beloved parents, through their own passion for music, who initiated his formal musical training and inspired him in the field of Tabla, paving the path that would eventually lead him to virtuosity. Swapan started learning Tabla at the age of five
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The Crow (1994 Film)
The Crow
The Crow
is a 1994 American dark fantasy action film directed by Alex Proyas, written by David J. Schow
David J. Schow
and John Shirley. The film stars Brandon Lee
Brandon Lee
in his final film appearance. The film is based on James O'Barr's 1989 comic book The Crow, and tells the story of Eric Draven (Lee), a rock musician who is revived from the dead to avenge his own death as well as the rape and murder of his fiancée. The lead actor, Brandon Lee, was accidentally mortally wounded on the set during filming by a defective blank, only eight days before the film would have completed production.[3] Unfinished scenes that were to feature him were dealt with a re-written format in the script, a stunt double and digital special effects
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