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Hovhaness, Alan

also:

 Chakmakjian, Alan Hovhaness  birth name
 Ovanes, Alan  

composer, piano, writer


born: 08 Mar 1911 Somerville, Massachusetts / state, USA Source: 1  

active: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic  

The Music Sack has 144 items with information about Alan Hovhaness
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 1998

Indice Onomastico

p. 510-520 In:
Inchausteguie, Aristides
Vida musical en Santo Domingo (1940-1965)
Santo Domingo, D.N.: 1998, 529 p.

Number of People : 1,493


 1996

Johnson, B.
Record review Hovhaness : Magnificat and Other Choral Works (Choir and Orchestra of St John's Cathedral, Denver, c. Donald Pearson) (Delos)
Tempo N195:53-4 Jan 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

Johnson, B.
Record review Hovhaness : Symphony No. 6, Celestial Gate; Tzaikerk; Prayer of St Gregory; Prelude and Quadruple Fugue; Alleluia and Fugue; Concerto No. 7 (The Orchestra of Flanders (I Flamminghi), c. Rudolf Werther) (Telarc)
Tempo N195:53-4 Jan 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

The United States and Canada in the Twentieth Century

p. 500 In:
Gordon, Stewart
A History of Keyboard Literature.
Music for the Piano and its Forerunners
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 566 p.

Number of People : 67


 1996

Classical music Hovhaness : Symphony No. 6 (Celestial Gate); Prelude and Quadruple Fugue; Tzaikerk; Prayer of Saint Gregory; Alleluia and Fugue; Concerto for Orchestra No. 7 (I Fiamminghi, Rudolf Werthen, conductor) (Telarc)
Stereo Review 61:116 Jan 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

Johnson, B.
Record review Hovhaness : Symphony No. 53, Star Dawn; Symphony No. 29 for Trombone and Band; the Flowering Peach (incidental music) (Christian Lindberg (tbn), Ohio State Concert Band, c. Keith Brion) (Delos)
Tempo N195:53-4 Jan 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

Johnson, B.
Record review Hovhaness : Symphony No. 1, Exile; the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam; Meditation on Orpheus; Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints (Michael York (narr), Seattle Symphony, c. Gerard Schwarz) (Delos)
Tempo N195:53-4 Jan 1996

Number of People : 1


 1995

Waleson, H.
Classical/keeping score
Billboard 107:50 Apr 8 1995
       Note: Delos recording of his Rubaiyat setting

Number of People : 1


 1995

McGinnis, E.
Reviews of recordings Alan Hovhaness : Piano Music of Alan Hovhaness (Wayne Johnson, piano) (Crystal CD)
Sonneck Society For American Music Bulletin: 21:31-2 N3 1995

Number of People : 1


 1995

Struble, John Warthen
The history of American classical music : MacDowell through Minimalism
By John Warthen Struble
Facts on File, 1995, 444 p.

Number of People : 74


 1994

Johnson, B.
Record review Symphony No. 46, To the Green Mountains, Op. 347; Symphony No. 39 for Guitar and Orchestra, Op. 321 (Michael Long (gtr), KBS Symphony Orchestra, c. Vakhtang Jordania) (Koch International Classics)
Tempo N188:49-50 Mar 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Johnson, B.
Record review Symphony No. 50, Mount St. Helens, Op. 360; Symphony No. 22, City of Light, Op. 236 (Seattle Symphony, c. Gerard Schwarz, Alan Hovhaness) (Delos)
Tempo N188:49-50 Mar 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Johnson, B.
Record review "Fred the Cat" and other Music for Piano, Including the Sonatas "Mount Ossipee", "Prospect Hill", "Mount Chocorua" (Marvin Rosen (pno)) (Koch International Classics)
Tempo N188:49-50 Mar 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Glass, H.
A new cult?
Gramophone 72:26-7 Jul 1994
       port

Number of People : 1


 1994

Johnson, B.
Record review Hovhaness : Spirit Murmur; String Quartets 1, 3 and 4; Suite from String Quartet No. 2 (Zhou : Song of the Ch'in) (Shanghai Quartet) (Delos)
Tempo N191:60+ Dec 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Johnson, B.
Record review Hovhaness : Vision of a Starry Night; Piano Music Vol. 2 (Marvin Rosen (pno)) (Koch International Classics)
Tempo N191:60+ Dec 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Record review Hovhaness : Mountains and Rivers Without End, Op. 225; Aria from "Haroutiun", Op. 71; Prayer of St. Gregory, Op. 62b; Symphony No. 6 (Celestial Gate), Op. 173; Return and Rebuild the Desolate Places, Op. 213 (Chris Gekker (tpt), Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
Tempo N189:50-51 Jun 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Hall, D.
Classical music reviews Hovhaness : Mysterious Mountain; And God Created Great Whales; Alleluia and Fugue; other works (Seattle Symphony, Schwarz) (Delos)
Stereo Review 59:79 Aug 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Johnson, B.
Dramatik und Liturgie; Alan Hovhaness : Symphony No. 2; Lousadzak; Lou Harrison : Symphony No. 2 (American Composers Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies & Keith Jarrett, piano) (Musicmasters). O.V. Kuehne. d Auldon Clark) (Koch International Classics)
Neue Musikzeitung 43:24 Aug-Sep 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Ainsley, R.
Mile-high music
Classic Cd N47:42-3 Apr 1994
       il il p4 port

Number of People : 1


 1993

Hovhaness tackles violin
Strings 8:9 N2 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Villamil, Victoria Etnier
Hampson, Thomas
A singer's guide to the American art song 1870-1980
Foreword by Thomas Hampson
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1993, 452 p.

Number of People : 146


 1993

Simmons, W.
Classical recordings Hovhaness : Piano Music (Marvin Rosen, piano) (Koch International Classics)
Hovhaness : Piano Music (Wayne Johnson, piano) (Crystal)
Fanfare 16:158-9 N6 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Foote, Lona
Bagnato, Gene
Gagne, Cole
Soundpieces 2 : interviews with American composers
By Cole Gagne
Photographs by Gene Bagnato and Lona Foote
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1993, 557 p.

Number of People : 18


 1993

Wolverton, V.D.
From mountain climbing to composing
An interview with Alan Hovhaness
Choral Journal 34:29-36 N3 1993
       biog discog port

Number of People : 1


 1993

Classical recordings Alan Hovhaness : Piano Music (Wayne Johnson, piano) (Crystal CD)
Audio 77:54-5 Oct 1993
       port

Number of People : 1


 1992

Ferneyhough, Brian
Morton, Brian
Collins, Pamela
Contemporary composers
Editors Brian Morton [and] Pamela Collins
With a preface by Brian Ferneyhough
Chicago: St. James Press, 1992, 1019 p.

Number of People : 491


 1992

In print
Strings 6:8 N4 1992
       port

Number of People : 1


 1992

Borroff, Edith
Clark, J. Bunker
American opera : a checklist
By Edith Borroff
Edited by J. Bunker Clark
Detroit: Harmonie Park Press, 1992, 334 p.

Number of People : 2,319


 1991

Poultney, David
Dictionary of western church music
By David Poultny
Chicago: American Library Association, 1991, 234 p.

Number of People : 81


 1991

A whale of a birthday party
Musical America 111:9-10 N6 1991
       port

Number of People : 1


 1991

Kerner, Leighton
Music Armenian surprise (80th birthday celebration by American Composers Orchestra)
Village Voice: 36:86 Oct 22 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Bierley, Paul E.
Rehrig, William H.
The heritage encyclopedia of band music : composers and their music
Edited by Paul E. Bierley
William H. Rehrig
Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991

Number of People : 8,916


 1991

Wolverton, V.D.
The solo vocal music of Alan Hovhaness
Nats Journal: 47:4-9+ N5 1991
       biog mus

Number of People : 1


 1991

Arzruni, S.
Plucked strings & muffled roars : playing piano from the inside out
Keyboard Classics & Piano Stylist: 11:4-5 N3 1991
       il port

Number of People : 1


 1991

Bahr, E.R.
Record reviews Alan Hovhaness
Ita Journal 19:29 N2 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Wolverton, V.D.
The choral psalm settings of Alan Hovhaness
American Organist: 25:102-6 Dec 1991
       bibliog biog mus port

Number of People : 1


 1991

Cummings, David M.
McIntire, Dennis K.
International who's who in music and musician's directory
(in the classical and light classical fields)
Twelfth edition 1990/91
Consultant editors David M. Cummings; Dennis K. McIntire
Cambridge, England: International Who's Who in Music, 1991

Number of People : 8,178


 1991

News section Composers.
Tempo N179:62 Dec 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Recordings in review Hovhaness : Piano Music (Sahan Arzruni and Alan Hovhaness, pianos) (Hearts of Space)
Musical America 111:74 N4 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Wright, H. Stephen
Limbacher, James L.
Keeping score : film and television music, 1980-1988
(with additional coverage of 1921-1979)
James L. Limbacher and H. Stephen Wright
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1991

Number of People : 5,562


 1990

White, J. Perry
Twentieth-century choral music
An annotated bibliography of music suitable for use by high school choirs
Second edition
By J. Perry White
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1990, 214 p.

Number of People : 166


 1990

Rickards, G.
Record reviews (American Composers Orchestra, c. Dennis Russell Davies. Music Masters)
Tempo N175:49-50 Dec 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Recordings in review Hovhaness : Symphony No. 2, Op. 132 (Mysterious Mountain); Lousadzak, Op. 48. Harrison : Symphony No. 2 (Elegiac). K. Jarrett, piano; American Composers Orchestra, D.R. Davies, conductor (Musicmasters)
Classical 2:40 Aug 1990
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1990

Rickards, G.
Record reviews (Keith Jarrett (pno), American Composers Orchestra, c. Dennis Russell Davies. Music Masters)
Tempo N175:49-50 Dec 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Recordings in review Hovhaness : Symphony No. 2, Op. 132 (Mysterious Mountain); Lousadzak, Op. 48. Harrison : Symphony No. 2 (Elegiac). K. Jarrett, piano; American Composers Orchestra, D.R. Davies, conductor (Musicmasters)
Classical 2:40 Aug 1990
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1989

In review Recordings : Shalimar
Keyboard 15:20 Feb 1989
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1989

Kostelanetz, Richard
On innovative musicians
New York: Limelight Editions, 1989, 319 p.

Number of People : 15


 1989

Performer Index : Conductors

p. 547-557 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews 1984-1987 : based on material ... 1984 AND 1987
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1989, 639 p.

Number of People : 20,297


 1988

In review Records: Alan Hovhaness Piano Music.
Keyboard 14:20 Feb 1988

Number of People : 1


 1987

Homage to Hovhaness
Ovation 8:8 Jun 1987
       biog port

Number of People : 1


 1986

Duckett, H.
Debuts & reappearances Knoxville
High Fidelity/musical America Edition 36:ma20 Aug 1986

Number of People : 1


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1986

1986-87 premieres and season highlights
Symphony: 37:19 N5 1986

Number of People : 1


 1986

Johnson, Wayne David
A study of the piano works of Alan Hovhaness
Cincinatti. 1986. dissertation.

Number of People : 1


 1985

Premieres
American Organist: 19:58 Oct 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Francombe, Leona
1985-86 premieres and season highlights
Symphony: 36:46 N5 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Performer Index : Instrumentalits

p. 715-745 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews 1978-1983 : based on material ...
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1985, 873 p.

Number of People : 4,398


 1985

Rosen, Marvin Abraham
A pedagogical analysis of piano sonatas opus 299 # 1, 2, and 3, 301, and 303 by Alan Hovhaness.
New York, N.Y, Columbia Univ. Teachers Coll. 1985.

Number of People : 1


 1985

Londieux, Jean-Marie
Music for saxophone
Vol. II: general repertoire of music and educational literature for the saxophone
Cherry Hill: Roncorp Publications, 1985

Number of People : 2,020


 1985

Wilson, Lyle G.
A dictionary of pianists
London: Robert Hale, 1985

Number of People : 2,597


 1985

Performer Index : Conductors

p. 775-786 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews 1978-1983 : based on material ...
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1985, 873 p.

Number of People : 1,433


 1984

Bozeman, G.
The Organ Historical Society National Convention, Chicago, 20-23 Aug. 1984
Diapason: (US) 75:17 Dec 1984

Number of People : 1


 1984

Wallgren, J.E.
Men Kipling hade fel : naagra ord om Alan Hovhaness och hans musik
Nutida Musik 28:14-15 N3 1984-1985
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1984

Cansler, Philip T.
Twentieth-century music for trumpet and organ
An annotated bibliography
By Philip T. Cansler
Nashville, Tennessee: Brass Press, c1984., 46 p.
      (Series: Brass Research Series; 11)

Number of People : 65


 1984

News section Composers.
Tempo N149:53 Jun 1984

Number of People : 1


 1984

Premieres
American Organist: 18:33 Sep 1984
       port

Number of People : 1


 1984

Butterworth, Neil
A dictionary of American composers
New York: Garland, 1984

Number of People : 525


 1983

Composium annual index of contemporary compoitions
Directory of new music 1982/83 edition
Los Angeles: Crystal Record, 1983

Number of People : 1,324


 1983

Becker, G.T.
Kuwabara, M.
Premieres and season highlights
Symphony: 34:32 N5 1983

Number of People : 1


 1983

Drone, Jeannette
American composer update
The 1982 premieres, performances, publications, recordings, news
Pan Pipes of Sigma Alpha Iota 75:30 N2 1983

Number of People : 1


 1983

Belfy, Jeanne
The Louisville Orchestra New Music Project
An American experiment in the patronage of international contemporary music. Selected composers' letters to the Louisville Orchestra.
Louisville, Kentucky: University of Louisville, 1983, 53 p.
      (Series: University of Louisville Publications in Musicology; 2)

Number of People : 13


 1983

Press, Jaques Cattell
Who's who in American music : classical
First edition
Edited by Jaques Cattell Press
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1983

Number of People : 6,738


 1983

World premieres
Symphony: 34:145 N3 1983

Number of People : 1


 1982

Premieres
Symphony: 33:130 N3 1982

Number of People : 1


 1982

Roos, J.
New World Festival of the Arts
High Fidelity/musical America Edition 32:ma36 Nov 1982

Number of People : 1


 1982

Westbrook, P.
Alan Hovhaness : angelic cycles
Down Beat 49:27-9 Mar 1982
       biog port
       Note: interview

Number of People : 1


 1982

Holmes, John L.
Conductors on record
London: Victor Gollancz, 1982, 734 p.

Number of People : 1,800


 1982

Anderson, E. Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
Second edition
Compiled by E. Ruth Anderson
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1982, 578 p.

Number of People : 3,986


 1981

Ewen, David
Composers since 1900
A biographical and critical guide
First supplement
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1981, 328 p.

Number of People : 219


 1981

World premieres
Symphony: 32:154 N3 1981

Number of People : 1


 1981

Menter, M.
Keith Jarrett plays Alan Hovhaness
Keyboard Classics & Piano Stylist: 1:14-15 N6 1981
       port

Number of People : 1


 1981

Choral performances : New York. D. Henahan.
American Choral Review 23:16-17 N4 1981
       Reprinted from The New York Times

Number of People : 1


 1981

Bargreen, M.
Seattle's supersonic symphonist
Symphony: 32:149 N3 1981
       port
       Reprinted from the Seattle Times

Number of People : 1


 1981

Olmstead, Andrea
Musica Sacra : Hovhaness Revelations of St. Paul
High Fidelity/musical America Edition 31:ma34-5 Jun 1981
       Note: premiere

Number of People : 1


 1981

World premieres
Symphony: 32:152 N3 1981

Number of People : 1


 1981

World premieres
Symphony: 32:46 N6 1981

Number of People : 1


 1981

Bargreen, M.
Seattle supersonic symphonist
Symphony: 32:39+ N3 1981
       port
       Reprinted from the Seattle Times

Number of People : 1


 1981

Bargreen, M.
Seattle's supersonic symphonist
Symphony: 32:37-9+ N3 1981
       il port
       Reprinted from the Seattle Times

Number of People : 1


 1980

Performer Index : Conductors

p. 417-446 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Vol. 5: indexes
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1980, 664 p.

Number of People : 2,281


 1980

Performer Index : Instrumentalists

p. 311-366 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Vol. 5: indexes
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1980, 664 p.

Number of People : 6,053


 1980

Hovhaness guitar concerto premiered
Guitar & Lute N12:43 Jan 1980
       port

Number of People : 1


 1980 Source: 1

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Cox, D.K.
Abstract : Aspects of the compositional styles of three selected twentieth-century American composers of choral music: Alan Hovhaness, Ron Nelson, and Daniel Pinkham
Missouri Journal of Research in Music Education 4:76-8 N4 1980

Number of People : 1


 1980

Eyler, D.P.
The top ten ensemble works
Instrumentalist: 34:20-22 May 1980

Number of People : 1


 1980

Spilka, Bill
The spit valve
Newsletter of the International Trombone Association 7:29 N2 1980
       port

Number of People : 1


 1980

Mordden, Ethan
A guide to orchestral music
The handbook for non-musicians
New York: Oxford University Press, 1980

Number of People : 92


 1980

Premieres
Newsletter of the International Trombone Association 7:34 N2 1980

Number of People : 1


 1979

Smith, Norman
Band music notes
Revised edition
San Diego, California: Niel A. Kjos, Jr., 1979

Number of People : 262


 1979

Kyle, Marguerite Kelly
AmerAllegro
Pan Pipes of Sigma Alpha Iota 71:35 N2 1979

Number of People : 1


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