Chitsaz, Reza - Persian "Mahur" guitar solo and duo - Video

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Reza Chitsaz
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Chitsaz, Reza - Persian "Mahur" guitar solo and duo - Video

Post by Reza Chitsaz » Sat May 18, 2019 2:13 pm

Mahur is the very old Persian major scale with positive cheerful charisma. I composed his three-part piece for classical guitar solo and partly as a duo.
MAHUR: 1. Presto (solo guitar)
2. Moderato (duo) 01:30
3. Finale, allegro (duo) 03:57

Second guitar in part 2 and 3: Berenice Chitsaz. Guitars by Joachim Weber. Video: Berenice Chitsaz

I hope you'll enjoy it, have a good weekend! :bye: :bye:

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Re: Chitsaz, Reza - Persian "Mahur" guitar solo and duo - Video

Post by Bernhard Heimann » Sat May 18, 2019 2:37 pm

:bravo: and :merci: for this beautiful piece - a real gem that I enjoyed very much!

Bernhard

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Re: Chitsaz, Reza - Persian "Mahur" guitar solo and duo - Video

Post by Reza Chitsaz » Sun May 19, 2019 10:14 am

Bernhard Heimann wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 2:37 pm
:bravo: and :merci: for this beautiful piece - a real gem that I enjoyed very much!

Bernhard
Dear Bernhard,
:merci: I'm glad you like it! :D
Have a nice day, best regards,
Reza
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Re: Chitsaz, Reza - Persian "Mahur" guitar solo and duo - Video

Post by Reza Chitsaz » Thu May 30, 2019 9:26 am

Dear Members,
I'm just typing my piece MAHUR from handwritten to PC.
I also wrote a duo version of the first part, Presto.
In a few days you will receive the PDF sheet music of all three parts.

In the forum are certainly some who like to try a new duo. Then I wish you much fun with it!

Have a nice day,
Reza :bye: :bye:
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Re: Chitsaz, Reza - Persian "Mahur" guitar solo and duo - Video

Post by andyjimwilliams » Thu May 30, 2019 7:26 pm

Thank you Reza, I really enjoyed this. All of it, but particularly movements 2 and 3.
Andrew

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Re: Chitsaz, Reza - Persian "Mahur" guitar solo and duo - Video

Post by andyjimwilliams » Thu May 30, 2019 7:28 pm

Maybe a little explanation of what the Mahur scale is?
Andrew

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Re: Chitsaz, Reza - Persian "Mahur" guitar solo and duo - Video

Post by Reza Chitsaz » Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:59 am

andyjimwilliams wrote:
Thu May 30, 2019 7:26 pm
Thank you Reza, I really enjoyed this. All of it, but particularly movements 2 and 3.
Andrew
Dear Andy, thank you for your nice comment!
All three parts can also be played as a solo piece, so maybe if you have the scores you want to play parts 2 and 3! They aren't difficult.
Best regards, Reza :bye: :bye:
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Re: Chitsaz, Reza - Persian "Mahur" guitar solo and duo - Video

Post by Reza Chitsaz » Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:46 am

andyjimwilliams wrote:
Thu May 30, 2019 7:28 pm
Maybe a little explanation of what the Mahur scale is?
Andrew
Dear Andy, I'm afraid with a few sentences, the so-called Dastgahe Mahur is not explained. It is the Persian music system within there are the dastgahs that are part of the Radif system.
In any case, each of the seven dastgah is assigned a certain scale, in the case of the mahur it is the major scale, in addition to smaller tone steps, where you must use coron and sori as a sign. Within Mahur, there are many small units that also have all their characteristic scales within the main scale, called gusheha.
Mahur has over 4000 years of roots.

Of course you can not play these mini-steps of Persian music on the guitar.

Please think of the Indian Raga system, which can only be explained very extensively, otherwise it is incomprehensible.
In any case, a Dastgah in the special performance of each artist is very individual and free and is extreme in variety.
Mahur for example has over 4000 years of roots.
Have a good day!
Best regards, Reza :bye: :bye:
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Re: Chitsaz, Reza - Persian "Mahur" guitar solo and duo - Video

Post by andyjimwilliams » Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:32 pm

Thank you Reza!

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Re: Chitsaz, Reza - Persian "Mahur" guitar solo and duo - Video

Post by Lawler » Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:39 pm

What a charming composition... the rhythmic energy of the first and third movement, the gentleness and major-to-minor flow of the middle movement. My compliments to Berenice for the videography (and guitar playing). Beautiful flowers, certainly, I also liked the fly at 3:40. It had attitude, the way it was primping.

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Re: Chitsaz, Reza - Persian "Mahur" guitar solo and duo - Video

Post by Reza Chitsaz » Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:23 pm

Lawler wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:39 pm
What a charming composition... the rhythmic energy of the first and third movement, the gentleness and major-to-minor flow of the middle movement. My compliments to Berenice for the videography (and guitar playing). Beautiful flowers, certainly, I also liked the fly at 3:40. It had attitude, the way it was primping.
Dear Lawler, I was very happy about your sentences. :merci: :bye:

I'm giving out the PDF-scores from Mahur duo in this forum today. All three parts I wrote now as a duo, but you can play the first part as a solo, because initially it was designed as a solo piece.

Best wishes, Reza
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