Khachaturian's Legacy

Volkov, Solomon
June 1978
New Republic;6/10/78, Vol. 178 Issue 23, p19
Chronicles the life and career of Aram Khacturian, a music composer from the Soviet Union, who died at the age of 75. Posthumous homage printed in "Pravda" and signed by Soviet Union leader, Leonid Brezhnev; Efforts to emphasize a close link between Khacturian and the state; Popularity of Khacturian in the West; Debut of Khacturian as a compose coinciding with the decline of the colonialist empire; Influential teacher of composition.


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