Australian musicologist collaborates with Huseyn Javid’s House Museum
An online meeting of the Office of External Relations of the Presidium of ANAS with the persons responsible for this area of research institutes and relevant institutions of the Academy was held.
At the meeting, chaired by the head of the Office of Foreign Relations, PhD in Biology, Associate Professor Esmira Alirzayeva, were discussed the issues related to the competition of projects among scientists from universities, research centers and scientific institutions of Azerbaijan and Turkey, announced as part of a joint program on a cooperation agreement signed between ANAS and the Council for Scientific and Technical Research of Turkey (TÜBİTAK), as well as activities carried out in the field of international scientific, scientific and cultural relations.
During the event, Huseyn Javid’s House Museum was represented by Ayten Jafarli, an official in charge of international relations.
She said that although the activities of the Huseyn Javid’s House Museum in the field of international relations are relatively limited due to the special quarantine regime introduced in the country, some activities are being carried out in this direction: “In the Virtual Museum section of the huseyncavid institution’s official website. As you can get detailed information about the exhibits stored in the museum." According to her, over the past month, the museum’s site was visited by 800 people from 55 countries: France, Germany, Turkey, Spain, Great Britain, the USA, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, China, Iran, Holland, Poland, etc. A. Jafarli emphasized that Australian musicologist, professor of Ormiston College (Queensland) John Warney collaborates with the Huseyn Javid’s House Museum. He prepared the musical works of Ertogrol Javid for piano in a new arrangement. These compositions for piano can be performed on new instruments, such as flute, violin, cello, as well as in the ensemble.
A museum employee noted that on the occasion of the 95th anniversary of the creation of the historical drama “Topal Teymur” by Huseyn Javid, dedicated to the great Turkic commander and statesman Amir Teymur, work is being done to translate this play into English. In addition, the book "The Wisdom of Javid and Selected Aphorisms" is being translated into English.
In addition, during the special quarantine regime on the museum’s You Tube channel, the institution’s Facebook page and the official website, video tours are broadcast in several foreign languages.