CULTURE


Piano Collection by Azerbaijani composer Jevdet Hajiyev launched in London

Baku, February 9, AZERTAC

The MusicExpo in London has hosted a world premiere of Piano Collection by Azerbaijani composer Jevdet Hajiyev. The event celebrated the centenary of the Azerbaijani composer.

Lithuanian and Russian pianist Jelena Marakova showcased a selection of pieces from the book at the event.

This volume is published by EVC Music Publications, in a project commissioned by the Muradov Family Archives. For intermediate to advanced level players, this book will be a useful addition to any piano teacher, advanced student or keen amateur’s piano library. With the expected Russian inflections, this music is generally tonal but with a direct influence of Twentieth Century masters such as Prokofiev and Shostakovich (Jevdet Hajiyev’s teacher).

Orkhan Ismayilov

Special Correspondent

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