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Armenian Folk Songs

Every group of people has an event or group of events that shaped the collective memory of that group. What falls into that category for the Arminian people? Did it influence their cultural product? their music? their folk songs? To begin to understand the soul of the arminian culture you must understand that the collective memory of […]



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Armenian Song

The music that I listen to is about as unique as anyone else, I have a wide arrange of genres that I like to listen to, as I assume most everyone does. The fact that this song is considered to be a “Folksong from the Armenian choir of Jordan” raises questions of the similarities and […]



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The Importance of Armenian Folk Music

My artifact analysis focused on an Armenian folk song performed by the Jordan Armenian Choir. Unfortunately, I can’t understand the song, but to me the tone of the song conveys feelings of suffering while also displaying Armenian tradition. Folk music is meant to convey a culture’s traditional roots to music and philosophy. What this made […]



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Armenian Music in Jordan’s Cultural Milieu

The artifact that I chose to analyze was a performance of an Armenian folk song, sung by the Armenian Choir of Jordan. With no understanding of the Armenian language, but some understanding of the way music is used as a universal language, I tried to observe the way the melody and harmony worked to give […]



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Armenian Literature

The Armenians have endured thirteen tumultuous centuries comprised of invasions, migrations, and displacements that have forced them to loosen their grasp on Armenian culture. From the beginning of their existence, Armenians had to concoct different ways to create nationalism and preserve their culture from afar. As a result, Armenian language and literature have featured crucial elements of […]



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