Topic: Folk Music

WATERTOWN — The classics of Armenian folk music may seem eternal, passed down from one generation to another. Yet variations and new interpretations always arise, whether regionally or over time. Today it is no different. If that music[...]

By Harry A. Kezelian III Special to the Mirror-Spectator DETROIT — “That generation…” Stephan Karougian, the 80-something male soloist of St. John’s Armenian Church Komitas Choir in Detroit, was telling me about his parents, as I[...]

By Lilit Nurijanyan YEREVAN (Hetq) — Shoghaken Ensemble soloist Hasmik Harutyunyan was born in Yerevan into a family of emigrants from Moush in Western Armenia. It was a family in which folk song and dance were both desirable and[...]