Day archives: December 18th, 2018

Komitas’ Letter to the Editor of “Tachar” Magazine – Ancient Armenian Musical Notations

Komitas’ Letter to the Editor of “Tachar” Magazine

We present Armenian composer Komitas’s letter to the editor-in-chief of “Tachar” (Armenian: temple) magazine Garegin Khachatrian (1910, Echmiadzin). In it, Komitas wrote about his study of Armenian khazes (ancient Armenian music-notes). “Dear editor! Indeed, I have found the key to the Armenian khazes. I can even read simple letters, but I have not yet reached …

Free Armenia as a Meaning of Life

Free Armenia as a Meaning of Life

We are a religious people. Many of us for centuries have considered the power of the Turk to be God’s punishment which must be endured. But people like Makhluto, Nzhdeh, Andranik, Arabo, Dzhoghk, and thousands of other appeared. They did not agree with that. They did not want to live the life of a slave …