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“Rhythm in Persian Poetry” - Mohsen Namjoo
“Rhythm in Persian Poetry” - Mohsen Namjoo
WhenSunday, Oct. 15, 2017, 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Campus locationKane Hall (KNE)
Campus roomRoom 110
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsThe Persian and Iranian Studies Program of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization……

Iranian artist, songwriter, singer, music scholar and performer Mohsen Namjoo will examine the rhythms used to compose and recite traditional Persian poetry, the structure of rhythms and beats inside the poetry itself, and present examples from his own work demonstrating how his use of rhythms when singing classical Persian poetry deviates from this standard.

This talk is FREE and open to the public.
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