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Art has no gender

Art has no gender

A lady vocalist of Persian song in Iran believes: “Art must not be viewed from a gender perspective, but an individual one; because in the field of singing, every person and gender has a different talent and vocals. The most important aspects here are the individual’s skills to make their talent work with practice, innovation, and self-confidence. These aspects are not linked to gender.”

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The music room (photos)

The music room (photos)

The Alighapu Palace is a lasting architectural work of the Safavid period. Its special music room was designed to echo the sounds of instruments playing, similar to today’s recording studios.

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Taj Esfahani, Unique voice of Iran’s music

Taj Esfahani, Unique voice of Iran’s music

A strong, bold sound with unique trills are the characteristics of the vocal cords of a man who not only owns a style in Esfahan singing school, but he has his own style in the Iranian traditional music.    

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Setar - Introducing an original Iranian instrument

Setar - Introducing an original Iranian instrument

The setar is one of the original instruments of Iranian classical music. It is played with a pick and is from the tanbour family. Although it has four strings, it is known as setar, or three strings. It started out as an instrument with three strings, but Master Moshtagh-Ali Shah (a well-known figure of Persian mysticism, poetry, and arts) added a fourth string to it. This is very close to the third one in sound and both are known as bass chords.

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Iran-China classical music performance

Iran-China classical music performance

Prominent Iranian composer, Mohsen Sharifian, has been the guest of a seminar on Iranian culture and music in China, entitled “The sound of the Silk Road and a mysterious melody from Iran”.

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Music in Iran suffers from inherent patriarchy

Music in Iran suffers from inherent patriarchy

The leader of an Iranian women’s music ensemble says: “Music in Iran suffers from an inherent patriarchy. Most women musicians have tried very hard for their careers, but most men musicians are easily accepted simply for their gender.”

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Iranian Theater Festival in Cologne

Iranian Theater Festival in Cologne

The Iranian Theater Festival in Cologne has opened its 25th edition. Groups from Iranian and Afghan diaspora will be hosting the audience with their performances.

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The child prodigy performs for Iran

The child prodigy performs for Iran

He is only eleven years old. But, when he takes up the hammers with his little hands and plays the notes on his dulcimer, it seems he has been playing for a lifetime. His performance is so professional and euphonious that many musicians have nicknamed him “The child prodigy of Iranian music”. He says he has acquired the “future of Iranian dulcimer” from Master Hossein Alizadeh.

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