Artwork: Georges-Antoine Rochegrosse (1890); The Burning of Persepolis (led by Thaïs).
"Persia 1909" was scored for four improvising performers: a pianist, two percussionists, and one of any melodic instrument (oboe is suggested). This recording was performed by Laura Smith (oboe), Erika Dohi (Piano), Mark Utley (Percussions), and Elizabeth Dorman (inside piano) on the 22nd of April, 2014, at the State University of New York, in Stony Brook.
Saman Samadi - Persia 1909.pdf
Persia 1909, New Music Performance Practice Workshop
with Laura Smith, oboist, Erika Dohi, pianist, Mark Utley and Elizabeth Dorman, percussionists.
APRIL 22, 2014, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA.
Iran 1971, Composer and video editor: Saman Samadi (New York, 2018).