duduk

The use of the Armenian musical instrument duduk (dudouk) has become almost a tradition in cinema particularly in Hollywood movies. Rock legends from Paul McCartney and Peter Gabriel to System Of A Down have also used duduk. Duduk (dudouk) has been popularized in the world by virtuoso Djivan Gasparyan (Jivan Gasparian) The following is a partial list of films which feature the Armenian duduk (dudouk).

SAYAT NOVA [THE COLOR OF POMEGRANATES] (1968)

PARAJANOV: THE LAST SPRING (1992)

GLADIATOR (2000)

THE LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST (1988)

CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

RONIN (1998)

ELEKTRA (2005)

ONEGIN (1999)

CALENDAR (1993)

AFRICA [4 part PBS DOCUMENTARY] (2006)

STORM AND SORROW (1990)

FRESCOS (2002)

BALKAN INVENTORY [INVENTARIO BALCANICO] (2000)

THE SOCIETY OF JESUS [DRUZBA ISUSOVA] (2004)

HERCULES: THE LEGENDARY JOURNEY’S (1995-1999)

XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS (1995-2001)

[To be continued…]


 

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