Tag Archives: Armenia

Armenian Lyrical Songs

The following is based primarily on the “Armenian” entries in the Encyclopedia of World Music (Manukian 2001) and the Grove Music Online (Pahlevanian et al 2014). In some way, what defines Armenians is not just the fact that as a … Continue reading

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An Overview of the Caucasus

Little Certainty in the Caucasus The Caucasus, about half the size of my home province of Ontario (Canada), has such a wealth of landscapes and ecosystems (desserts, arid woodlands, lush forests, river rapids, snow bound mountain, tropical seasides, etc.), it … Continue reading

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This  blog addresses the musics of the Caucasus. It is intended as a one-stop shop to provide an overview of the musical traditions from the region. As an ethnomusicologist, I found it difficult to access information on all the traditional musics of … Continue reading

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