Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Mar 8, 2010
Hijaz Concert - Cockpit Theatre, London - 4 March 2010
Programme No. 01- Instrumental in Shushtari .
Iraj Emami (ney), Peyman Heydarian (santur) and Emad Rajabalipour (dayreh) [Iranian] . A pishdaramad in Shushtari mode by Ostad Kasaei. . Many maqams, such as Esfehan, Nahawand and Hijaz, are named after places. Shushtari literally means from Shushtar, a town in south-western Iran close to the ancient city of Shush (Susa). Shush and Shushtar are famous for their fine-quality reeds from which the Ney is made. The prelude (pishdramad) we played in this concert was composed by the legendary Ney master Ostad Hassan Kasaei.
. ++++++++ . . "THE MAQAM PROJECT @ SOAS" is a project designed to develop public understandings about the "maqam" system in Middle Eastern and other modal musics. . Our inaugural concert at the Cockpit Theatre, Marylebone ["An Evening in Hijaz Mode" - 4 March 2010] featured songs and instrumental pieces from various national traditions, in one of the popular modes the mode of Hijaz, and its associates. . The "Maqam Project" is organised by Ed Emery, with support from the Music Department of the School of Oriental and African Studies [SOAS, London] . If you wish to join our mailing list for upcoming seminars and concerts, please send an e-mail to ed.emery [@] soas.ac.uk . Website for SOAS Music Department: . http://www.soas.ac.uk/music/ . Website for Maqam information: . www.maqamworld.com . .