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DASTGÂH e MÂHUR (part 06)

HESÂR e MÁHUR (ABOL): Starts with the same ascending melody which we’ve seen in Feyli: and Âzarbayjani: from the main C to G and tends to resolve on F. It wouldn’t go higher than B♭ and ends in 16th notes sequences in 2nd and 3rds up to A and ends on F. Also listen to the 7/8 time signature halfway through this Guše.

ZIRAFKAND: A very short Guše that starts from E up to B♭ and mostly resolves on F, but in the end lowers down to stop on D.

NEYRI:Z: It starts with E but as the tendency to D continues, it gets stronger by using Ek. Even Bk(below the main C) is used and forms a very different atmosphere compared to what you’ve heard in previous Gušes. G is the highest note here and it goes back on C using lots of triplets and of course E and B natural to make it sound more like MÂHUR.

SHEKASTEH: Back and forth jumps between G and D, makes the famous SHEKASTEH intro. Melodies mostly end on G and the main C. High B is flattened again and Ek is back like we’ve seen before in NEYRI:Z. Triplets, in the end, using lower notes (than the main C) take everything back to the beginning of the whole DASTGÂH.

To be continued…

☆: All the musics in this blog is played by OSTÂD HOSEIN ALI:ZÂDEH on SETÂR and has been published by MÂHUR RECORDS.

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