Aram Khachaturian


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Aram Khachaturian Russian composer (born in Armenia) whose works are romantic and reflect his interest in folk music (1903-1978)
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Nureyev dances the role of Armen, a shepherd, in this ballet originally choreographed by Nina Anisimova, with music by Aram Khachaturian.
A contemporary of Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich, Aram Khachaturian was the third of what has been dubbed 20th-century Russian music's "trio of titans".
On Dec 9, 1942, the Aram Khachaturian ballet "Gayane," featuring the surging "Sabre Dance," was first performed by Russia's Kirov Ballet.