Khayyam Mirzazade

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Khayyam Mirzazade
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Background information
Born (1935-10-05) October 5, 1935 (age 81)
Origin Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan
Occupation(s) Composer

Khayyam Hadi oglu Mirzazade (Azerbaijani: Xəyyam Hadı oğlu Mirzəzadə) – is an Azerbaijani composer and professor.[1][2][3][4]

Biography[edit]

Khayyam Mirzazade was born on October 5, 1935 in Baku.[5] In 1957, he graduated from Azerbaijan State Conservatoire.[6] From 1957, he taught at Azerbaijan State Conservatoire. From 1969 to 1983, he was a manager of composition cathedra at Azerbaijan State Conservatoire.[7] Khayyam Mirzazade is the author of symphonic and chamber compositions, music to drama spectacles and movies and lyric songs.[8]

On October 7, 2000 he was awarded with Shohrat Order by the President of Azerbaijan.

Titles and Awards[edit]

  • Honored Art Worker of the Azerbaijan SSR (1972)
  • People’s Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR (1987)
  • Lenin Komsomol Prize of the Azerbaijan SSR (1970)
  • State premiums of Azerbaijan (1976,[9] 1986)
  • “Shohrat” Order (2000)[10]

Compositions[edit]

For chorus, soloist and symphony orchestra:

  • “Blossom, our Motherland” cantata (together with E.Mahmudov, lyrics by Z.Jabbarzade, 1964)
  • Ode about party (lyrics by B.Vahabzade, 1975)

For symphony orchestra:

  • Symphony I (1957)
  • Symphony II (Triptych, 1970)
  • Little lyric suite (1963)
  • Sketches-63 (1963)
  • “In Mughan fields” suite (1967)

For chamber orchestra:

  • Music (1964)
  • 3 choreographic scenes (1969)

For woodwind instruments:

For string quartet:

  • Quartet I (1956)
  • Quartet II (1961)
  • Four miniatures (1958)
  • Norashen dances (1972)

For brass instruments:

  • Quartet (1970)

For violin and fortepiano:

For solo instrument

  • Genesis, Sonata for viola solo (1982)

Music to movies[edit]

  • 1961 – “Our street”
  • 1964 – “Summit” (a plot in film-almanach “Whom do we love much”
  • 1970 – “My seven sons”
  • 1972 – “I grew up at the seaside”
  • 1973 – “Along a dangerous marine way” (short-movie)
  • 1974 – “Winds blow in Baku”
  • 1977 – “A stab in the back”
  • 1978 – “Country house for one family”
  • 1981 – “The day after tomorrow, at midnight”
  • 1985 – “Cottage season”
  • 1987 – “Aphrodite’s hands” (short movie)
  • 1990 – “Basement”
  • 1993 – “My white city”
  • 1993 – “Hello from another world”
  • 1993-2002 – “Shooting is postponed”

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