Indz shat zarmacnum a, vor hayern iranq iranc asiaci ev Vostoki tegh en hamarum, ete menq arabneric vercrel enq ahreli "karmir xndzor"- i adat’ ev harazat enq hamarum da der chi nshanakum, vor menq el iranc nman enq…
Ete hima shatacel en arabi teskov ev mtatzelakerpov mardik da eli chi nshanakum, vor hay azg’ tenc el eghel a u da normal a. Ete amusin’ sagh or’ bazmocin ver a ‘nkatz ev voch mi banov knogh’ chi ognum, da chi nshanakum, vpr tenc el petk a lini, vorovhetev iroq musul’manakan Vostokum da normal a…Shat hay tghamardik ognum en knogh’, baic xndrum, vor voch mekin chasi, vorovhetev ira
musul’man ‘nkerner’ iran chen haskana ev dzer karner.
Ekeq dzez hishecnem, mer metzer’ vostok ein te voch, te mtatzelakerpov te teskov…Ev sa ain posterics e, vorn uraxutyamb bacahayt em dnum…
Dikran Tchouhadjian (Armenian: Տիգրան Չուխաճեան) (1837 – March 11, 1898) was an Armenian composer, conductor, public activist and the founder of the first opera institution in the Ottoman Empire.
Tchouhadjian was born in Constantinople. He studied at composer Gabriel Yeranian’s class, then had classes in Milan. Along with other Armenian intellectuals of that period he fought for the development of the national culture, organized Armenian musical societies, theatres, schools, papers and free concerts. In his works Chukhajian used the elements of European musical techniques and Armenian folk melodies. He is an author of pieces for piano, songs and romances, chamber and symphonic works, operas (Zemire, 1890; Leblebiji, 1875) etc. He died in Smyrna (now İzmir).
He was a political and musical nationalist who mixed Western and Armenian influences in his work.