Collection of note manuscripts and film music of renowned Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian has been included in the Memory of the World International Register.
The decision was made during the Tuesday meeting of the UNESCO International Advisory Committee being held in South Korean city of Gwangju.
From now on, Aram Khachaturian's name will be listed among the world famous composers such as Beethoven, Brahms and Chopin.
Aram Khachaturian is a world renowned Armenian composer and musician of genuinely universal stature who has left a comprehensive musical legacy embracing almost all genres and forms. Making extensive use of the Armenian rural and urban folklore, Khachaturian raised Armenian composition school to a new classical level, ensuring its place in the world culture. His works influenced the formation of the composition schools in South Caucasus and Central Asian Republics.