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Author Simms, Rob, 1962-

Title Mohammad Reza Shajarian's avaz in Iran and beyond, 1979-2010 / Rob Simms and Amir Koushkani
Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 227 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Revolution, war, and music -- Landmark recordings -- Around the world -- Presently
Summary Mohammad Reza Shajarian's Avaz in Iran and Beyond, 1979-2010 is a comprehensive study of the legacy of Mohammad Reza Shajarian, the greatest living exponent of avaz, the traditional art of singing classical Persian poetry. Focusing on Shajarian's career after the Islamic Revolution of 1979, the study includes a detailed examination of the landmark recordings that established him as a national and then global icon of refined Persian culture, artistic excellence, and courageous political resistance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Shadjariân, Mohammad Rezâ.
Singers -- Iran -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Koushkani, Amir, 1968-
ISBN 0739172107 (electronic bk.)
9780739172100 (electronic bk.)