The Suni Project: Music Preservation

Grikor Mirzaian Suni (1876-1939)

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2009 Friday January 2 Suni Concert Ann Arbor District Library, Ann Arbor, Michigan (53:02 minutes) Invited by the Ann Arbor District Library, (Downtown lower level), 343 S. Fifth Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Presented by a chamber ensemble of musicians including Grikor Suni’s great granddaughters violinists Sevan Suni (26), + Anoush Suni (21, who will also play oud), their mother pianist Armena Marderosian, (wife of Professor Ronald Grigor Suny), tenor Rubik Mailian, and soprano Anahit Toumajan. Grikor Suni collected Armenian folk music, thru all Armenian areas of the Caucasus + Middle East, from which he created beautiful concert works.

 

  1. Short talk by Armena Marderosian about Grikor Mirzaian Suni (4:10) – Listen Now
  2. Oy Nazanum (Oh My Nazan) (00:53) – Listen Now
  3. Hoontzk (Harvest) (00:35) – Listen Now
  4. Dil Lyoo Lyoo (Uncle Came to Our Backyard) (00:33) – Listen Now
  5. Tsoren Em Tsaner (I Have Sown Wheat) (00:43) – Listen Now
  6. Oy Yaro (Sweetheart) (00:47) – Listen Now
  7. Aghgeg Es (You’re Lovely) (00:45) – Listen Now
  8. Alakyaz (Name of a beloved high mountain in Armenia) (1:58) – Listen Now
  9. Zinch oo Zinch (What Oh What shall I give to the swimmers_) (2:26) – Listen Now
  10. Kyankn Anoosh (Sweet the Life) (2:10) – Listen Now
  11. Inchoo Bingyolu Mtar_ (Why Did You Enter Bingyol_) (1:37) – Listen Now
  12. Shogher Jan (Shogher Dear) (1:43) – Listen Now
  13. Saren Kooga Dziavor (From the Mountains Comes a Horseman) (1:37) – Listen Now
  14. Habrban (Sweethearts Calling to each other) (2:04) – Listen Now
  15. Yete Mi Or (If One Day you visit my grave) (2:59) – Listen Now
  16. Kali Yerk [Gali Yerk] (Threshing Song) (3:42) – Listen Now
  17. Horom Horom, Aghji Horom (A Girl Named Horom) (2:39) – Listen Now
  18. Kot oo Kes [God oo Ges] (Bucket and a Half) (2:26) – Listen Now
  19. Ha Klor [Ha glor] (Round Dance) (2:16) – Listen Now
  20. Sareru Man Em Yekel (In the Mountain I Have Wandered) (3:24) – Listen Now
  21. Sareri Hovin Mernm (For the Mountain Breeze I’d Die) (2:49) – Listen Now
  22. Ov Dook Sarer (Oh Ye Mountains) (2:01) – Listen Now
  23. Nenni Bala (Sleep My Child) (2:13) – Listen Now
  24. Arevelkoom (Orientale) (3:50) – Listen Now
  25. Kyamancha (Spiked Fiddle) (1:27) – Listen Now
  26. Tooy-Tooy [Dooy-Dooy] (2:24) – Listen Now
  27. Gatsek Amper (Go Away Clouds and take a message to my love) (3:15) – Listen Now
  28. Erz’room March (4:16) – Listen Now
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