Vejdani Jahromi, Maryam Culture
Dr Maryam Vejdani Jahromi Shares the Music and Dance of her Persian/Iranian Culture
I had never imagined how difficult and at the same time exciting it would be to pick a window to open to a culture among the various dimensions of it. I selected windows to Persian/Iranian music/dance and art/handcrafts and hope that you enjoy them:
Traditional Persian/Iranian Music
Music is a fundamental part of the Persian/Iranian culture. This is a sample of traditional music performed in Iran a few years ago with a number of traditional instruments including “Tar”, “Santoor”, “Daf”, “Tonbak”, “Kamanche”, “Nei”, “Rubab”,”Oud”.
Traditional Persian Dance
Persian traditional/Sufi dance, “Sama”, is a transcendental Sufi dance that means “listening”. Origination of “Sama” has been credited to Rumi, the great Persian poet.
Art of Enameling
Mina: “Enamel working and decorating metals with colorful and baked coats is one of the distinguished courses of art in Isfahan/Iran.”