Alexander Grigori Arutiunian (Arm. Ալեքսանդր Գրիգորի Հարությունյան), also known as Arutunian, Arutyunyan, Arutjunjan or Harutiunian (23 September 1920 – 28 March 2012) was an Armenian composer and pianist, Professor of Yerevan State Conservatory (1977), widely known particularly for his Trumpet concerto described as flashy by the New York Times. He was awarded by the Stalin Prize (1949) and State Prize of Armenia (1970), People's Artist of the USSR (1970) and Armenian SSR (1964) honorary titles, Aram Khachaturian Prize (1986), "St Mesrop Mashtots" and "Khorenatsi" Armenian medals, "Alexandrov" Gold medal (1976), the Orpheus Award (Kentucky, USA) and "St Sahak and St Mesrop" Order by Holy Etchmiadzin (2004).

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1994 The Classical Album L. Mozart, Hummel, Arutiunian, Sandoval; Arturo Sandoval, London Symphony Orchestra, Luis Haza 1
1997 Violin Concerto / Concerto for Piano / Sinfonietta Arutunian; Ilya Grubert, Narine Arutiunian, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Constantine Orbelian 1
2000 Soviet Trumpet Concertos Vainberg, Pakhmutova, Arutiunian; Bibi Black, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Constantine Orbelian 1
2008 20th Century Tuba Concertos Ralph Vaughan Williams, Ալեքսանդր Գրիգորի Հարությունյան, John Williams, Torbjörn Iwan Lundquist; Øystein Baadsvik, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Anne Manson 2
2011 Seraph Arutiunian, MacMillan, Zimmermann; Alison Balsom 1

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