Mohammad-Reza Darvishi

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Mohammad-Reza Darvishi
Native name محمدرضا درویشی
Born 1955
Shiraz, Iran
Nationality Iranian
Citizenship Iran
Education Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Tehran (1974 - 1978)[1]
Occupation musician, researcher
Website
darvishi.com

Mohammad-Reza Darvishi (born 1955) is an Iranian musician, researcher, and author of Encyclopedia of the Musical Instruments of Iran, a Klaus P. Wachsmann Prize-winner book about Iranian musical instruments.[2][3]

Works[edit]

Movie music[edit]

Some of his movie music is:[4]

Music cassette and CD[edit]

Some of his Cassettes and CDs are:[2]

  • Mazandarani Music, for song and orchestra, song by Abolhassan Khoshroo and Nourolah Alizadeh.
  • Winter, for song and symphonic orchestra, song by Shahram Nazeri
  • The season of flower, for song and symphonic orchestra, song by Iraj Bastami
  • The aster dome, for song and orchestra, song by Mohammad Reza Shajariyan (a joint work with Parviz Meshkatian)
  • The soul of the lovers, for song and orchestra, song by Mohammad Reza Shajariyan (a joint work with Parviz Meshkatian)
  • Music album of seven thrones (A collection of 4 cassettes from the music of Iran regions along with the book)
  • Music album of north of Khorasan (A collection of 3 cassettes from the music of north of Khorasan along with the book)
  • Mirror and song, music album (A collection of 28 cassettes from the melody and religious music of regions of Iran along with the book)
  • Bag of rice: Music from the movies: “Bag of rice”, “The song of the Nimvar Field” and “Karde”, 1999
  • Music from the movies: “The Blackboard” & “The day I became a woman”, 2001

Books[edit]

Some of his books are:[2]

  • 20 Fars local songs, Harp: 1984, Mahoor: 1994
  • Seven thrones (A collection of articles about the music of regions of Iran), Tehran, Art Center, 1991
  • A view on the west (A discussion about the influence of the western music on Iranian music), Tehran, Mahoor: 1994
  • Tradition and cultural alienation in the music of Iran, Tehran, Art Center, 1994
  • An introduction on acquaintance with the music of the regions of Iran (First book: Hormozgan, Boushehr, Khouzestan), Tehran, Art Center, 1994
  • Norouz-singing (Nourouzkhani), (Norouz and Spring songs from different regions of Iran), Tehran, Arvin, 1996
  • About literature and art (The discussion between Naser Hariri and Mohammad Reza Darvishi), Tehran, Avishan, Goharzad, 1994
  • Mirror and Song (A collection of articles about the music of regions of Iran), Tehran, Art Center, 1998
  • In the memory of Eghbal (Prelude for piano), Tehran, Harp (Chang), 1984
  • Morning Melody (Trio for 2 clarinets and piano), Tehran, Arvin, 1997
  • Music & Trance: The Govati ceremony citations of Balouchestan, Tehran, Mahour, 1999
  • Encyclopedia of Iranian music instruments, Tehran, Mahoor, 2001
  • From between the songs and silences, a selection of dialogues and writings, Tehran, Mahour, 2001

Awards[edit]

  • October 2002 - SEM’s (Society for Ethnomusicology) award for the best publication of the year on musical instruments, granted by Bruno Nettl, for The Encyclopaedia of the Iranina Musical Instruments, vol.1 [1]
  • 2005, Nomination for achievement of UNESCO’s award for the greatest musician worldwide.[1]

Films about Darvishi[edit]

  • Leyli Kojâst, directed by Mohammad Shirvâni, a documentary based on Darvishi’s life for his 2005 nomination for achievement of UNESCO’s award for the greatest musician worldwide.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Biography". official website. Retrieved March 3, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Mohammad Reza Darvishi". Makhmalbaf Film House. Retrieved March 3, 2013. 
  3. ^ "The official website of Mohammad-Reza Darvishi". Darvishi official website. Retrieved March 3, 2013. 
  4. ^ Mohammad-Reza Darvishi at the Internet Movie Database

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