Iran: An Overview of Classical and Popular Iranian Musical Developments Past

Saturday, Oct 26, 2013 ,
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
- London, United Kingdom

A panel of specialists discuss elements of musical development in Iran over the past century. The panel is chaired by Roya Arab, archaeologist, musician and Honorary Research Assistant, Institute of Archaeology, UCL.

Panels: Persian Music from the Earliest Days to the Mid-20th Century (Jane Lewisohn) • Looking at the Socio- Cultural Situation of Iran through Music: An Overview (Malihe Maghazei) • Beyond the Radif: New Forms of Improvisational Practice in Iranian Music (Laudan Nooshin).

This is part of Inside Out Festival 2013

Jane Lewisohn is a research associate at SOAS, University of London, Music Department and Research Fellow at the University of Exeter, UK. Dr Malihe Maghazei is a research fellow at the LSE Middle East Centre, working on the New Trend of Intellectuals in Iran. Laudan Nooshin is Senior Lecturer in Ethnomusicology at City University London.


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