|Armen Stepanyan: Ancient Lands
Armen Stepanyan was born in Yerevan, Armenia in 1962. His entire family is comprised of accomplished musicians and teachers. In 1970, Stepanyan began his musical tutelage in the piano department of the Haykanush Danieylyan School of Music. Ten years later he entered the prestigious Komitas State Conservatory, specializing on the Armenian duduk. In 1985, after graduating with honors, Stepanyan went on to his masterís degree for Armenian music. Since 1988, Stepanyan has been teaching in the folk instrument department of the Komitas State Conservatory, occasionally traveling throughout the world performing the Armenian duduk. Stepanyan currently resides in his birthplace of Armenia.
Produced by Ara Topouzian
Tracks include:National Blessing Song Ho-holel The death of brave son I got up and leftThe city Ani Quail You are tall Rose, I donít love you You beautiful girl Sultani Safo