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According to The New Penguin Dictionary of Music, Alan Hovhaness was an American composer of Armenian descent; also conductor and organist. Works, much influenced by ancient Middle Eastern music, mainly have Armenian titles - piano concerto (with strings) entitled "Lousadzak" (The Coming of Light), 17 symphonies; "And God Created Whales" for humpbacked whale solo (on tape) and orchestra.
HOVHANESS, ALAN BIOGRAPHY by www.naxos.com.
[§] 12 Armenian Folk Songs/Piano by Alan Hovhaness
[§] Opus 1-Opus 360 (Pro/Am Musicaids), The Works of Alan Hovhaness : A Catalog by Richard Howard
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