Afshari (Iranian music)

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Avaz e Afshari[1][2] (Persian:آواز افشاری) is one of the branches of Dastgah-e Shur in Iranian classical music. It is cited as an independent modal system of Iranian music from the past. Afshari was noted as full of sadness. This mode has many sad and plaintive songs or pleasant ones.

Branches[edit]

This mode have some branches including:

  • Daramad (preface)
  • Jame daran
  • Hesar
  • Araq
  • Hazin
  • Nahib
  • Rahawi
  • Qara'i
  • Masnavi
  • Sadri

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sitāyišgar, Mahdī (2002). Wāža-nāma-i mūsīqī-i Īrānzamīn Ǧild 1 Ǧild 1. Intišārāt-i Iṭṭilaʻāt. ISBN 9644233050.
  2. ^ AFŠĀRĪ. Encyclopaedia Iranica.