Three Persian Songs

For Voice and Piano

Behzad Ranjbaran

Text by
Nima Yushij
Mehdi Akhavan-Sales
Ahmad Shamlu
Score - Performance
Performing Ensemble: Voice with Piano
Item Number: 111-40239
Number of Pages: 12
Text: Poetry by Ahmad Shamlu, Nima Yushij, and Mehdi Akhavan-Sales
Duration: 8:00
Print Status: In Print


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Premiered in 1988 by Renée Fleming, Ranjbaran's Three Persian Songs are disparate settings of poems by contemporary Persian authors, in English translation. Reflected in Ranjbaran's unique style are Poverty (by Ahmad Shamlu), It Is Night (Nima Yushij), and The Windows (Mehdi Akhavan-Sales), expressing alienation, darkness, and friendship, respectively. For advanced performers. Total dur.: 8'

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Publisher ID 111-40239


I. Poverty
II. It Is Night
III. The Windows