Religious music in Iran

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Religious music in Iran is rich in melodies and genres. Iran is a multi cultural land, where various faiths exist. Each faith has its own associated music and ritual.[1] Iranian religious music is defined as the music that has been used in streets, mosques, holy places and on religious occasions.[2]

  • Islamic religious music in Iran
    • Noheh and Rozeh Khani
    • Sham e Ghariban
    • Prayer music
    • Iranian Azan

The most well-known Iranian performance of Azan dates back to 1955 performed by renowned Iranian religious singer, Rahim Moazenzadeh.[3][4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Ritual and Religious Music in Iran". Iran Chamber Society. Retrieved 2007-11-16. 
  2. ^ "Composer Criticizes Religious Music Trend". January 26, 2005. Archived from the original on 2007-10-18. Retrieved 2007-11-16. 
  3. ^ "Veteran Muezzin Ill". Iran Daily Newspaper. May 4, 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-10-24. Retrieved 2007-11-16. 
  4. ^ "Seyyed Rahim Moazzen-Zadeh". Iran Daily Newspaper. Jun 11, 2005. Archived from the original on 2007-12-05. Retrieved 2007-11-16. 

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