About the composer
David Haladjian is a composer from Armenia, born in 1962. He studied composition at the Komitas Conservatory in Yerevan. His output includes symphonic works, chamber music, choral compositions and film music. Haladjians vocal and choral works are often based on folk materials and on modern Armenian poetic texts. At present, he works as a composer, conductor and music teacher.
About the Stabat Mater
The piece has four movements. This Stabat mater is a requiem for the victims of the earthquake which struck Armenia in December 1988. The work was composed for the Yerevan Women's Choir and was first performed in January 1990 in Leninakan, now Gumayri. On the website of the composer you will find a list of his compositions. It is possible to listen to Stabat Mater. Please use the link on the bottom of this page.
The Vatican-version of the text has been used. Stanza 4, and 11 to 19 have been omitted.
Information about the recording
|MEG002 Yerevan Women’s Choir of Armenia
I am so happy I received this CD as a present from Mr. Hubert Maillard from Switzerland!
|Yerevan Women's Choir of Armenia
Komitas, six folksongs
|HAL-01 (2017, 270)