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Artist Profiles: Dariush Talai

Dariush Talai

Tar and setar virtuoso Dariush Talai is recognized today as one of the finest performers of traditional Persian music. He was born in 1952 and his tar studies at the age of 10 with Maestro Ali-Akbar Shahnazi. Talai continued his studies with other teachers such as Abdollah Davami.

Talai is not just a leading exponent but also a philosopher and aesthetician of Persian music. He has invented a system of notation, codifying the concept of the radif, and also added a complete analysis of its syntax and modal structure

Discography:

Iran Vol.1: Anthologie De La Musique Traditionnelle (Ocora, 1979)
Tradition Classique De L’Iran : Le Tar (Harmonia Mundi, 1980)
Le Son Direct Du Concert Iran Du 11 Mai 1982 Sur France Musique ‎(Ocora, 1988)
Musique Iranienne ‎(Harmonia Mundi, 1989)
Iran Les Maitres De La Musique Traditionnelle Volume 1 (Ocora, 1991)
Iran Les Maitres De La Musique Traditionnelle Vol. 3 ‎(Ocora, 1992)
Radif 1 (Al Sur, 1994)
Radif 2 – The Integral Repertory of Persian Art Music (Al Sur, 1994)
Radif 3 (Al Sur, 1994)
Radif 4 (Al Sur, 1994)
Radif 5 (Al Sur, 1994)
Farah – Musique Pour Schéhérazade ‎(Amori, 1995)
Setar Solo – Shur, Bayat-e Esfahan, Segah ‎(Mahoor Institute Of Culture And Art, 1998)
Daryoush Tala’i Madjid Khaladj En Concert ‎(Al Sur, 2000)
Saye Rowshan – Solo Tar ‎(Mahoor Institute Of Culture And Art, 2003)
Chahargah ‎(Mahoor Institute Of Culture And Art, 2003)
Calligraphies Vocales • L’Art Du Chant Classique Persan (Accords Croisés, 2004)
Delgosha – Tar & Setar Improvising ‎(Barbad Music, 2010)
War & Peace – Avaz-e Bayat-e Esfahan, Dastgah-e Segah ‎(Mahoor Institute Of Culture And Art, 2012)

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