On December 18, the program “Health” at the first Russian channel had a performance of armenian dance with the music from operetta by Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyov of “O olmasin bu Olsun” “Not that, so this”, which was presented as Armenian.

It is worth noting that this operetta “If Not That One, Then This One” also known as “Meshadi Ibad” is a musical comedy (operetta) in four acts written by Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyov, in 1910. This comedy reflects social and everyday life relations in pre revolutionary Azerbaijan. This is the composer’s second work written in this genre. “If not this one, then that one” comedy is considered national classics besides “Arshin mal alan” comedy.

Original music of “If Not That One, Then This One”:

Original Music can be downloaded here

More Azerbaijani Music

Original Movie of 1956 via Youtube

Learn More about “If not that one, then this one” in English on Wikipedia

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Original Source of the article: 1News.Az