Journey To Armenia - Komitas - The Saddest Music In The World

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British writer Toby Litt travels to Armenia in search of Komitas, an orphan whose musical talent turned him into the voice of his country.

Six decades after his death in 1935, his music and the vast body of folk songs that he collected guarantees him a unique place in Armenian culture, remembered and revered as much by cow herdsmen as by musicians.

In search of Komitas, whose musical talent turned him into the voice of Albania.

*20090716

British writer Toby Litt travels to Armenia in search of Komitas, an orphan whose musical talent turned him into the voice of his country.

Six decades after his death in 1935, his music and the vast body of folk songs that he collected guarantees him a unique place in Armenian culture, remembered and revered as much by cow herdsmen as by musicians.

In search of Komitas, whose musical talent turned him into the voice of Albania.