Alan Hovhaness – Three Visions of Saint Mesrob
ERATO Ensemble performs Three Visions of Saint Mesrob. Music by Alan Hovhaness. Alana Lopez, violin; Christopher Morano, piano. From the concert INCANTATIONS: Mystic Voices. January 18, 2014.
Saint Mesrob (360 – 440 ) was an Armenian monk, theologian and linguist . He is best known for having invented the Armenian alphabet. Hovhaness’ composition describes three of his visions concerning a mountain, a bird, and the alphabet.