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Alan Hovhaness

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Alan Hovhaness

Alan Hovhaness has been played on NTS in shows including guests, featured first on 15 January 2016. Songs played include Suite, Op. 96, Sinfonia and October Mountain.

Alan Hovhaness (March 8, 1911 – June 21, 2000) was an American composer of Armenian and Scottish descent.

His music is accessible to the lay listener and often evokes a mood of mystery or contemplation. The Boston Globe music critic Richard Buell wrote: "Although he has been stereotyped as a self-consciously Armenian composer (rather as Ernest Bloch is seen as a Jewish composer), his output assimilates the music of many cultures. What may be most American about all of…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Suite, Op. 96
Alan Hovhaness, Marvin Rosen
Koch International Classics1994
Suite, Op. 96
Alan Hovhaness, Marvin RosenKoch International Classics1994
Discogs
Sinfonia
Hovhaness, Stravinsky, Fritz Reiner, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA Victor Red Seal1958
Sinfonia
Hovhaness, Stravinsky, Fritz Reiner, Chicago Symphony OrchestraRCA Victor Red Seal1958
Discogs
October Mountain
Alan Hovhaness
Urania0
October Mountain
Alan HovhanessUrania0
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