Performing Iranian and Armenian Music in Tehran
Iran’s Artists Forum will be hosting the Ghanoun string quartet in its Ostad Shahnaz Salon in the first part of a two-part performance, the second half of which will be a fusion of Iranian and Armenian music.
Five bands perform in Tehran
With the end of the mourning period for the two lunar months of Muharram and Safar in Iran, five bands from Austria, Germany, Sweden, and Azerbaijan will play their fusion and traditional music in Tehran in December.
Kayhan Kalhor collection of albums at 53
Kayhan Kalhor will turn 53 on 24 November and a collection of albums by this prominent musician will be published in Iran on the occasion.
Kayhan Kalhor-Rembrandt Trio fusion
Following his European tour, Kayhan Kalhor, the prominent player of string instrument Kamancheh, played with the Rembrandt Trio at the Ministry of the Interior Hall in Tehran on the 5-6 September and was met with a large audience.
Artist: 10:10 Band
(Persia Digest) – “Wave” from the album “Lithium” by the 10:10 band is a fusion of rock and Iranian music – especially in the Iranian “Avaz” [Song] form.
Part I (music)
Artist: Mohammadreza Aligholi
Album: Gypsy Moon
(Persia Digest) – “Part I” from the album “Gypsy Moon” by Mohammad-Reza Aghili is a poetic piece of music and a fusion of Persian song in particular with ambient and New Age music.
Luce ed ebbrezza sulla terra (music)
Artists: Mohsen Kasirossafar/Veselin Mitev
Genre: World Music
(Persia Digest) – “Luce ed ebbrezza sulla terra” is from the album “Ditirambi” by an Iranian and a Bulgarian artist. It is based on Balkan music, accompanied by the Iranian tombak.
Tandisi Az Sarāb [Statue of a mirage] (music)
Artist: Dārkoob Band
Album: Single Track
(Persia Digest) - Tandisi Az Sarāb [Statue of a mirage] by Dārkoob Band is largely arranged for percussion instruments. It is a fusion of traditional Persian ghazal and vocals and western music. The enjoyable space created by the music and the fairly long-drawn style of singing has created a pleasant polarization.
Artist: Masoud Shaari/ Christophe Rezai
(Persia Digest) – The track “Complaint” from the album “Journey” is a work by two prominent Iranian musicians, Massoud Shorari and Christoph Rezaei. It is a fusion of pure Iranian classical music and western music with a touch of Indian. It is considered one of the best fusion pieces in this genre.
Artist: Mehrdad Pakbaz
(Persia Digest) – “Khorasan” from the album “Dialogue” is a work by Mehrdad Pakbaz where he has tried to combine two genres of music from different cultures to create a dialogue. The music of Khorasan is the focal point of the piece.
Arezoo [Wishes] (music)
Artist: Milad Derakhshani
Album: Esharat-e-Nazar [Language of the eyes]
(Persia Digest) – The piece Arezoo [Wishes] from the album Esharat-e-Nazar [Language of the eyes] by Milad Derakhshani is a fusion of Persian song and rock music and is one of the best pieces in the genre.
In a carpentry workshop (music)
Artist: Ansoo Band
Album: The closest planet
(Persia Digest) – “In a carpentry workshop” from the “The closest planet” album is a jazz piece by the Ansoo Band which, according to its composers, is a fusion with Persian music played by Persian instruments.