Folk Music of Khorasan

In this video Ebrahim Sharif Zadeh one of the most important Iranian Dotar players and singers, is singing a beautiful piece of music.

Here is the translation of the lyrics of this video:

I whine to God’s sanctuary,

Hey fellows, know the value of being together, as death is like the stone and the human is like the (fragile) glass.

to read more about Ostad Ebrahim sharif Zadeh click here.

Modal analysis: This song is in “Dashti” Aavaaz. (Dashti is one of the 12 Aavaaz-s of Iranian Radif repertoire)