New Podcast – ElectroClassical Iran
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New Podcast – ElectroClassical Iran

Experimental music from the Middle East, electro-classical works mainly from Iran, in this order: Playlist: Rohab by Showan Tavakol Sami Yusuf with the Persian nightingale Soog e Sarv by Showan Tavakol Iranian Hologram by Showan Tavakol DayBalal by Farshad BakhtiariHa feat. Shaghayegh Kamali Persian Jazz by Oxala Darreye Gham by Showan Tavvakol Ensemble Kamman Advertisements Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – The Box in the Majlis
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Six Pillars Broadcast – The Box in the Majlis

‘The Box in the Majilis’ Episode 2 of the monthly series When The Far Becomes Near: The programme takes the form of an imaginary audio tour for the blind and partially sighted, guiding museum visitors around a room in the exhibition, ‘The Box in the Majilis’. The exhibition contains objects that illustrate the changing role … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars – Carnatic Music Explained
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This Week’s Six Pillars – Carnatic Music Explained

A concert and investigation of Carnatic Music by Sandeep Narayan (vocals), Durai Balu (violin), and Akshay Anantapdmanabhan (mridangam drum). The introduction to Carnatic music by the musicians was prompted by questions from the audience, mainly music students at New York University, Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The New York University in the United Arab … Continue reading

Iranian Composers Winner Ehsan Mohammadi’s London Performance
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Iranian Composers Winner Ehsan Mohammadi’s London Performance

Epic Persia composers competition -Winner announced + Performance, London Docklands Sinfonia announced the winner of its worthy but tiringly titled Epic Persia composers’ competition, in which composers based in Iran were asked to write a work around the theme of C16th Shahnameh, or The Book of Kings by Ferdowsi. The 80-person British orchestra performs an … Continue reading