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Map of Iran

Map of Iran

Oxford Illustrators

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Iran II. Classical traditions 2. Theory of intervals and scales.: Table 2

Iran II. Classical traditions 2. Theory of intervals and scales.: Table 2

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Iran II. Classical traditions 3. The modal system.: Ex.1 The 12 dastgāhs

Iran II. Classical traditions 3. The modal system.: Ex.1 The 12 dastgāhs

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Ṭanbūr of the Ahl-e Haqq order of Kurdistan

Ṭanbūr of the Ahl-e Haqq order of Kurdistan

photo by Jean Jenkins, London

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Iran III. Regional and popular traditions 2. Ritual and ceremony. (ii) Nowheh.: Ex.2 Sinehzani, north Khorasan, rec. and transcr. S. Blum

Iran III. Regional and popular traditions 2. Ritual and ceremony. (ii) Nowheh.: Ex.2 Sinehzani, north Khorasan, rec. and transcr. S. Blum

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Kamāncheh (spike fiddle) player, Azerbaijan

Kamāncheh (spike fiddle) player, Azerbaijan

photo Jean Jenkins, London

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Iran III. Regional and popular traditions 4. Sung poetry. (i) Lyric genres.: Ex.4 Chāhārbeiti, Mashhad; transcr. S. Blum

Iran III. Regional and popular traditions 4. Sung poetry. (i) Lyric genres.: Ex.4 Chāhārbeiti, Mashhad; transcr. S. Blum

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Horizontal arched (a, c, d, f, g, i, j) and angular harps (b, e, h): (a) Iran, 2300–2100 BCE, seal impression (see also Iran, fig.3c); (b) Shar-i Sokhta, Iran, ?2400 BCE, terracotta plaque; (c) Bismaya, Mesopotamia, 2100 BCE, relief on stone vase; (d) Tell Asmar, Mesopotamia, 1950–1530 BCE, terracotta plaque; (e) Tell Asmar, Mesopotamia, 1950–1530 BCE, terracotta plaque; (f) Thebes, Egypt, 1504–1452 BCE, extant shoulder harp; (g) Thebes, Egypt, 1380–1320 BCE, extant harp; (h) Iran, 400–800 BCE, silver plate; (i) Pendzhikent, Tajikistan, 700–20 BCE, wall painting; (j) Nāgārjunakonda (India), 100–300 BCE, stone sculpture

Horizontal arched (a, c, d, f, g, i, j) and angular harps (b, e, h): (a) Iran, 2300–2100 BCE, seal impression (see also Iran, fig.3c); (b) Shar-i Sokhta, Iran, ?2400 BCE, terracotta plaque; (c) Bismaya, Mesopotamia, 2100 BCE, relief on stone vase; (d) Tell Asmar, Mesopotamia, 1950–1530 BCE, terracotta plaque; (e) Tell Asmar, Mesopotamia, 1950–1530 BCE, terracotta plaque; (f) Thebes, Egypt, 1504–1452 BCE, extant shoulder harp; (g) Thebes, Egypt, 1380–1320 BCE, extant harp; (h) Iran, 400–800 BCE, silver plate; (i) Pendzhikent, Tajikistan, 700–20 BCE, wall painting; (j) Nāgārjunakonda (India), 100–300 BCE, stone sculpture

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