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Persian & Iranian Music

Classical

Moon Dance
Kamil Alipour
Traditional Persian instrumental music.

Music from the Tealands
Various Artists
Features two tracks with a Persian flavor, “Afshari” and “Azarbaijani.”

Persian Dances #1 – #7
Various Artists
Each volume contains classical and folkloric instrumental music in traditional Iranian forms.

Raz O Niaz
Hossain Alizadeh
Traditional classical instrumental music with some innovations by the artist.

Traditional & Folk

Anroozha
Farid Farjad
Traditional Iranian songs played on violin and piano. Includes “Goleh Sangam” and “Dokhtareh Boyer Ahmadi.”

Chant of Drums
Kamkars Ensemble
Traditional Kurdish Sama music of the Sufi tradition. Includes short description of Sama ritual and the Kamkar family. Suitable for listening, private spiritual movement and trance ritual.

Kurdistan, Traditional Kurdish Dance Songs
Traditional Kurdish dance music with male and female vocals. High energy, authentic and quality recording.

The Music of South Khorassan
Sima Bina
Traditional Iranian music by legendary singer, Sima Bina.

Persian Dances #1 – #7
Various
Each volume contains classical and folkloric instrumental music in traditional Iranian forms.

Persian Wedding Songs
Various Artists
A collection of traditional Iranian songs and dances.

Roya (Dream)
Percia Baharloo
Traditional Iranian dance music.

Traditional Folk Music from Iran
Hossein Farjami
Contemporary renditions of traditional Iranian songs featuring the santoor as the lead instrument.

Shabash (Dance Pieces from Iran)
Hossein Hamidi
A collection of traditional regional dances from Iran.

Persian Contemporary and Pop

Best of Parviz Panah
Parviz RahmanPanah
New age music in the Persian classical and folkloric traditions. Uses traditional instruments and melodies with heavy electronic embellishments and contemporary arrangements.

Bijan #2 and #3
Bijan Mortazavi
Original compositions with a traditional Iranian flavor featuring the violin played by the artist/composer.

Rubicon
Farzad Farhangi
Contemporary version of traditional Persian music.

Tonbak Solo
Hossein Tehrani
Traditional rhythms embellished and innovated by the artist in contemporary arrangements, features the tonbak played by the artist/composer.

Twinklings of Hope
Mahsa & Marjan Vahdat
Contemporary Iranian music.

World Beat
Earth Drums Ensemble
Heavy percussion used in both Arabic and Persian traditional rhythmic pieces. A rare mixing of common Persian and Arabic rhythms in percussion only format. Several tracks are also on the CD Tonbak Solo by Hossein Tehrani under different titles.

Afo
Afo
Male vocalist. Both traditional and techno beats. Lyrics in Farsi/Persian.

And My Heart
Andy Madadian
Male vocalist/composer. World flavors with lyrics in Persian, Arabic and Spanish.

Colorful Word
Morteza
Male vocalist. Uses both traditional and techno beats. Lyrics in Farsi/Persian.

Ghazal
Mehrded Asemani
Male vocalist. Strong lyrics. Uses both traditional and techno beats.

Gholametam
Farhad Avaz
Male vocalist. Uses traditional Iranian and Arabic beats.

Khatoon
Mehrdad Asemani
Male Vocalist. Strong lyrics. Uses traditional Iranian and Arabic beats.

Roya
Pouya
Male vocalist. Uses both traditional and techno beats.

Victory
Omid
Male vocalist. Uses both traditional and techno beats.

Scent Of A Violet
Bamboos & Banafsheh
Female vocals. Uses traditional Persian and techno beats. Features the Spanish guitar on many tracks.

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