Music

Great performance by Zagros Ensemble

Vojna (2021) performed by Zagros Ensemble 10 May 2021, Camerata, music center, Helsinki program note: Vahid Eftekhar-Hosseini: Vojna It all started with my encounter with Lamentations of ”Zagros”, months before I knew that I would have a chance to collaborate with an ensemble with the same name, thousands of kilometers away from my homeland. Zagros…

Microtonal or just tonal

Microtonal or just tonal

As someone who’s been raised within the Persian musical language, it’s always a question to me why we should take the 12 equal semitones system as “standard” and anything but, would be called microtonal. Well for me 13:12 harmonics partial it’s just as consonant as any other intervals there is my tonal!