By Laman Ismayilova
This year, the prestigious publishers of Germany and Switzerland have presented a number of scores by the famous composer, Chairman of the Azerbaijan Union of Composers, UNESCO Peace Artist, People's Artist of Azerbaijan, Firangiz Alizade.
Only highly demanded and widely performed works fall into this cycle, each of which must be a masterpiece .
Firangiz Alizade's notes "Oyan!", "Impulse", "Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra", "Dastan", "Landscape ", as well as the score of the grand work "NASIMI Passion" are presented at European music stores, numerous exhibitions and fairs of musical products, Trend Life reported.
Many other scores of Firangiz Alizade were published in Germany, France and Switzerland.
The professional edition of notes in prestigious publishers has become available only to especially privileged composers who have achieved world fame. The German publishing house Hans Sikorski very selectively refers to the distribution of the notes of their authors. Only a great demand for the works of a composer, can push them to the publication of works.
All modern publishing houses begin their publishing work only in case they are confident that these notes will not lie on the shelves of music shops. Moreover, it is forbidden to copy them.
Firangiz Alizade is best known for her works which combine the musical tradition of the Azerbaijani mugham and 20th century Western composition techniques, especially those of Arnold Schonberg and Gara Garayev.
Her works have been performed at festivals in Stockholm, Warsaw, London, Heidelberg, Amsterdam, New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Frankfurt, Berlin, Zurich, Bonn and Cologne.
Alizade also enjoys long productive cooperation with Kronos, which has presented her works, including Mugamsayagy, Absheron, and Oasis since 1993.
In 2016, "Dance", an academic work by prominent Azerbaijani composer Firangiz Alizade, was performed in the framework of tour, organized by the world-renowned Kronos Quartet.
In 2017, Azerbaijan's State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater marked the 70th anniversary of prominent composer. Many art and public figures, as well as her admirers attended the event.
Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova
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