Arthur Shahnazarian

Chief Music Editor

Is the chief musical editor and advisor of the “Traditional Armenian Music Treasury” cultural project. Member of the Board of the Composers Union of Armenia.

He has published extensive papers on Armenian medieval musical notation, culture studies, ethnography, folk art and education. He is the author of numerous musical works, the most recent being “Davit of Sassoun,” an opera-ballet. He has compiled and edited “A Thousand and One songs”, bringing together one hundred songs handpicked by Komitas, and published under the aegis of the “Traditional Armenian Music Treasury” project.

He has contributed to the selection of the song list and the performers, as well as the preparation and performing during all recordings. He has also done editorial work on the online editions of hymns, verses, treasures and melodies. His formula of success: “ Belief and Dedication”.

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