Golnoush Khalegh's Piano Works Recorded by Tara Kamngar

In 2009 Tara Kamangar recorded the more recent piano works of Golnoush Khaleghi, and performed two of them in concert at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC.

(Watch: Fantasy by Golnoush Khaleghi)

 

 

 

The Year 2006 is the 100th anniversary

of Rouhollah Khaleghi’s birth!

 

 

 

The RKAC has undertaken several projects to honor the great Rouhollah Khaleghi and to commemorate his birthday.

 

 

The long-awaited Rouhollah Khaleghi memorial tribute, Ey Iran, is fresh off the press. 

 

 

This book contains essays written by Khaleghi, articles written by others about his life and his work, his travel memoirs, and excerpts of his private letters as well as pictures from the Khaleghi family private photo album. Ey Iran has been edited by Mohammad Eftekhari under the supervision of Golnoush Khaleghi. You can purchase a copy of  this book by visiting our Online Store. <Click Here> 

 

 

 

 

Two New CDs

 

 

As many of you recall, the RKAC published two cassette tapes with the title of Mey-e Nab 1 and Mey-e Nab 2 in 1990. Shortly thereafter, the Soroush Publishing Company in Tehran produced the same music as CDs. These CDs have not been available for many years.  Over the past years, we have received many requests for reproducing this music in the CD format by lovers of the music of Rouhollah Khaleghi.

We are very pleased to inform you that the CDs are finally available under the new titles of Remembering My Father and Ey Iran. The CDs contain new graphics and photos, the music has been re-mastered, and the sound quality improved.

 

Remembering My Father

 

Remembering my Father includes moving settings of Persian poetry for solo voice, orchestra and choir (Rangarang No. 1), Mey-e Nab, Bahar-e Asheq, and Hala Chera (sung by baritone Kaveh Deylami), as well as orchestral arrangements of Bakhtiari Folk Song, and Yar-e Ramide.

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Music: Rouhollah Khaleghi

Lyrics: Bijan Taraqi, Fereydoun Moshiri, Hafez, Mohammad Hossein Shahriar

Performed by: Tehran Chamber Orchestra and Choir

Conducted and arranged by: Golnoush Khaleghi

Vocalists: Kaveh Deylami

Publisher: RKAC 2005

Format: Audio CD

Track list:

1. Rangarang No.1 - Bijan Taraqi, Kaveh Deylami, orchestra and choir
2. Two Bakhtiari Folk Songs - orchestra
3. Bahar-e-Asheq - Fereydoun Moshiri, Kaveh Deylami, orchestra
4. Mey-e-Nab - Hafez, Kaveh Deylami, orchestra
5. Yar-e-Ramide - orchestra
6. Hala Chera - Mohammad Hossein Shahriar, Kaveh Deylami, orchestra

 

 

Ey Iran (CD)

 

Ey Iran contains the original version of this popular patriotic hymn as it was recorded under the direction of Ostad Khaleghi and sung by the immortal Persian baritone, Qolamhossein Banan. The definitive contemporary version of this hymn, arranged for chorus and orchestra by Golnoush Khaleghi and featuring tenor soloist Rashid Vatandoust, is also included on this disc.

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Music: Rouhollah Khaleghi

Lyrics: Hossein Golgolab, Fereydoun Moshiri,

Performed by: Tehran Chamber Orchestra and Choir

Conducted and arranged by: Golnoush Khaleghi

Vocalists: Qolamhossein Banan, Kaveh Deylami, Rashid Vatandoust

Publisher: RKAC 2005

Format: Audio CD

Track list:

1. Ey Iran - Hossein Golgolab, Rashid Vatandoust, orchestra and choir
2. Bahar-e-Asheq - Fereydoun Moshiri, orchestra and choir
3. Mey-e-Nab - orchestra only
4. Rangarang No.1 - orchestra only
5. Ey Iran - orchestra only
6. Ey Iran - Hossein Golgolab, Qolamhossein Banan (original performance)

 

 

 

Rouhollah Khaleghi's Works - CDs

 
 

A collection of four CDs of the works of Rouhollah Khaleghi, originating from the Khaleghi family's private archive.

These historic recordings were offered for production to the Mahoor Institute of Culture and Art by Golnoush Khaleghi. These works were performed and recorded during the 1950s and 1960s by various orchestras of Radio Tehran under Rouhollah Khaleghi's direction. Due to limitations and regulations imposed by the Islamic Republic of Iran, only works performed by a male singer and works without lyrics could be included in the selection at this time.

 

1. Khusheh Chin (The Gleaner)

2. Naqme-ye Nowruai (New Year's Tune)

3. Kamush (Silent)

4. Morq-e Shab (Night Bird)

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Rouhollah Khaleghi's Publications - Books

 

 

Sargozasht-e Musiqi-ye Iran (three volumes in one)

 

This book is considered the most authentic Persian-language reference for the history of music in Iran. Rouhollah Khaleghi published the first volume in 1955 and the second soon thereafter. His work on the third volume was interrupted by his untimely death in November 1965. In 1990, Golnoush Khaleghi submitted her father's notes to Dr. Sassan Sepanta, a noted writer of articles on music who was a long-time friend of Khaleghi. Sepanta's editing of Khaleghi's work resulted in the third volume of Sargozasht-e Musighi, published in 1998. In 2001 a new edition of all three volumes was released by the Mahoor Institute of Culture and Art, complete with five reference indexes for each volume.

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Hamahangi-ye Musiqi (Harmony of Western Music)

 

Rouhollah Khaleghi published this book in 1942. It is the first book written in the Persian language covering, in detail, the basic concepts of chord progressions, various cadences, modulations, and ornamentation.

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Sargozasht-e Musiqi –ye Iran (volume three)

 

The most authentic Persian-language reference for the history of music in Iran, written by Rouhollah Khaleghi, edited by Sassan Sepanta.

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Music Scores

 

The music scores and articles of this great composer have been collected and presented to the Library of Congress for safekeeping and copyright. These scores can be purchased, in PDF format, by May 2006, by contacting us at info@rkac.org .

 

 

 

Female Singers

 
 

A collection of the works of the great master performed by female singers that cannot be produced in Iran will be produced as a CD collection and offered to the public by the summer of 2006.

 

 

 

Works of Various Persian Composers/Authors

 

The RKAC is dedicated to promoting the works of various Persian authors and composers whose output has great educational, artistic, and research value. The following items have been selected and are available at our Online Store. <Click Here>

 

Persian Folk Songs is the most valuable four-volume collection of 91 Persian folk songs from various regions of Iran beautifully arranged for    piano by Siavash Beizai. There is also an additional volume of folk songs intended specifically for the beginning student of piano. An audio CD,  performed by Siavash Beizai, is included with each volume.

 

b)   Tarane-ha-ye Kuchak Baraye Bidari (Short Songs for Awakening) is a collection of 23 delightful Persian Nursery Rhymes for children, arranged and performed by Naser Nazar.