ALEXANDER RAHBARI (b.1948): My Mother Persia 2 - Symphonic Poems for Tenor and Orchestra No. 4 “The World Without Wars”, No. 5 “In Love with the World”, No. 6 “The Hymn of My Mother Persia” and No. 7 “Antari”, Symphonic Poem No. 8 for Orchestra “Arabization”.
Catalogue Number: 11V060
Description: The second volume of My Mother Persia, eight symphonic poems by the distinguished Iranian-born composer and conductor (Vol. 1 - 08V010). Three of the works here set some of the finest Iranian poetry and are cast for the tenor voice employing traditional sung forms. Rahbari’s music utilizes the lavish sound world of the symphony orchestra but contains many of the essential elements - scales, rhythms, and colors - of Iranian music. Sung in Farsi; English translations. Mohammed Motamedi (tenor), Antalya State Symphony Orchestra; Alexander Rahbari.