Persia 1909

Iran 1971

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 instruments (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.