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  • Musical Structure, Musical Nation, c. 1800–1950

    Ann E. Lucas

    Chapter from the book: Lucas, A. 2019. Music of a Thousand Years: A New History of Persian Musical Traditions.


    Chapter 6 is the introduction to part 2 of the book. It describes the distinct structure of the radif-dastgah tradition—the modern Iranian music system—and it summarizes the history of the era this system emerged from and the changing position of musicians in society in the modern era.

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    Lucas, A. 2019. Musical Structure, Musical Nation, c. 1800–1950. In: Lucas, A, Music of a Thousand Years. California: University of California Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/luminos.78.f

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    Published on Nov. 1, 2019


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