Vem records Armenian sacred music (sharakans) at Vem Recordings Studio, with the purpose of creating a comprehensive compilation of Armenian spiritual music. The recordings are done with the best choirs and soloists. In 2005, Vem released “The Way” album of Armenian sharakans, performed by the acclaimed Hover Chamber Choir of Armenia, and “De Profundis”, with soloists Anahit Papayan, Lusine Ghazarian and the Hover Chamber Choir. In 2007, Vem Recordings published the album of the renowned Komitas State Quartet, including masterpieces by the leading contemporary Armenian composers.
Komitas Secular and Sacred Songs
Komitas: Armenian Divine Liturgy
Arno Babadjanyan and Dmitry Shostakovich, Arshile Gorky and Marc Chagall, Grigor Narekatsi and Nikolay Gumilyev… an impressive crossroad of arts opens before our view, where music comes first (design of the album by Alexander Davidyan...
Komitas: Folk Songs
With his arrangements of folk songs, Komitas revealed the powerful past and the vital future of the Armenian professional music. One of the true followers of the world of Komitas is the Hover Chamber Choir of Armenia...
In 2005, Vem Recordings released its premier CD, “The Way”. Traditional arrangements of Armenian spiritual chants by the venerated composer and ethnomusicologist...
Released in 2005, this is the second album of sharakans produced by Vem Recordings. The album features various genres of Armenian sacred music. The choral parts...