Rafig Babayev

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation prepared a music album devoted to the creative work of People’s artist, pianist, jazzman, composer Rafig Babayev, who has his special place in the history of Azerbaijani music culture. On April 11, 2008, presentation of the project was held with participation of  President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva.

Prepared on the basis of materials collected at archives of CIS countries and Azerbaijan, the album includes a book talking of Rafig Babayev’s life and creative work, 2 DVDs with unique records and 8 CDs comprised of the composer’s works. The disks have been recorded at the Austrian studio of SONY by refining the records using state-of-the-art technology. Texts in the book have been given in three languages – Azerbaijani, Russian and English. The book is rich in photos reflecting various moments of the composer’s life.