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Gara Garayev – Azerbaijan`s musical legacy

Gara Garayev

Gara Garayev, the world-known Azerbaijani composer, was born in Baku in 1918. The musical legacy of Gara Garayev is immense. He left nearly 110 pieces, including ballets, operas, symphonic and chamber pieces, piano solos, cantatas, songs and marches. Garayev was a student of Shostakovich whose music is heavily indebted to …

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Ballet “Goya” to be staged in Baku


By Laman Ismayilova The ballet “Goya” will be once again presented in Baku on February 3. Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater will stage the ballet set to music by the outstanding Azerbaijani composers Gara Garayev and Faraj Garayev. The ballet choreographer is Honored Artist of Estonia, artistic director of …

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