The Suni Project: Music Preservation

Grikor Mirzaian Suni (1876-1939)

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2006 April 29 Chamber Music Concert – Palo Alto, California, All Saints Episcopal Church (32 minutes)

Armenian Songs of Grikor Mirzaian Suni (1876-1939) Choral works, vocal solos and duets, two orchestral works.

Armenian Composer Grikor Mirzaian Suni’s great granddaughter violinist Sevan Siranoush Suni (SSS) and grand daughter-in-law pianist Armena Marderosian perform 18 works of Suni with Topaz Chamber Ensemble’s Mimi Dye, viola, Jane Lenoir, flute, Peter Barshay, bass.

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  1. Tooy-Tooy (Dooy-Dooy) [Happy Love Song] – 2:03 (SSS) – Listen Now
  2. Oy Nazanum (Oh My Nazan) – 0:44Listen Now
  3. Hoontzk (Harvest) – 0:39Listen Now
  4. Dil, Lyoo, Lyoo (Uncle Came to Our Backyard) – 0:38Listen Now
  5. Tsoren Em Tsaner (I Have Sown Wheat) – 0:46Listen Now
  6. Oy Yaro (Oh Sweetheart) – 0:51Listen Now
  7. Aghgeg Es (You’re Lovely) – 0:39Listen Now
  8. Alagyaz [Mount Aragats] – 1:39Listen Now
  9. Aghji Ari (Maiden Come) duet – 1:25Listen Now
  10. Miayn Kez (Only for You) duet – 4:15Listen Now
  11. Kali Yerg-Gali Yerk (Threshing Song) – 1:56Listen Now
  12. Kyankn Anoosh (Sweet the Life) – 2:09 (SSS) – Listen Now
  13. Zinch oo Zinch (What O What) [mythological] – 2:29Listen Now
  14. Habrban (Sweethearts Calling) duet – 1:57Listen Now
  15. Voosh-Voosh [expression of grief] – 1:50Listen Now
  16. Shogher Jan (Shogher Dear) – 0:33Listen Now
  17. Sketches of Van – 3:35- Listen Now
  18. (Orientale) Arevelkoom – 4:04Listen Now