Traditional Horovel song

Horovel by Komitas, performed by Trio Nazani


1) Horovel: The song sung during the tilling of soil intended to cheer up the animals and the peasants.

2) Komitas: Soghomon Soghomonian, ordained and commonly known as Komitas (1869 – 1935) was an Armenian priest, musicologist, composer, arranger, singer, and choirmaster, who is considered the founder of the Armenian national school of music. He is recognized as one of the pioneers of ethnomusicology.