Improvisation in Persian Classical Music with Amir Amiri

Chan Centre Connects

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Chan Centre Connects

Improvisation in Persian Classical Music with Amir Amiri

Free
Wed Jan 27 2021 11am
Online

Presented by the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

Acclaimed santur player Amir Amiri leads a 30-minute conversation and demo on improvisation in Persian classical music. About these musical ideas and structures, Amiri says “I have been in Canada for over two decades and collaborated with many different musicians in many different genres of music, and I have come to an understanding that they actually apply, regardless of genre and cultural background. Because music is music anywhere you go.”

 

0:00 – Part One: Improvisational concepts and structures within Persian music

10:12 – Part Two: Practical examples in the Mahour scale

21:58 – Part Three: Approaches to improvisation in Persian music—rhythmic and melodic variations

 

This workshop is presented in conjunction with the Dot Com Series presentation of the Amir Amiri Ensemble.

Free
Wed Jan 27 2021 11am
Online