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3rd Professor Amir Hasan Abedi Memorial Lecture in Iran Culture House, New Delhi.

 


Professor Amir Hassan Abedi Memorial Society in collaboration with the Iran Culture House and Noor International Micro film Center, New Delhi, have organized the third extension lecture on "Musicians, Tazkiras and the scattering of Shahjahanbad where Music went after Mohammad Shah" on December 11, 2018, in Iran Culture House, New Delhi.

 

The meeting was attended by Mr. Shahid Mehdi, former VC, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, Dr. Ali Dehgahi, Cultural Counselor of I. R. Iran, New Delhi, Dr. Ehsanullah Shokrallahi, Director, Persian Research Center, New Delhi, Dr. Mahdi Khowajeh Piri, Director Noor International Micro film Center New Delhi, Dr. Mohammad Yousef, Prof. Iraq Reza Zaidi, former head of the Persian Department, Jamia Millia Islamia, Professor Ain ul Hassan, Chairman of the Persian Department, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, Dr. Mahmoud Fayyaz, Dr. Kalim Asghar, Dr. Akhlaq Ahmad Ahan, Dr. Akbar Shah, Dr. Reza Heidar, Director, Ghalib Institute, Dr. Akhtar Hossein Kazmi, William Dalrymple and a number of students of Persian language and literature as well as History, were present which was delivered by Dr. Katherine Schofield, King"s College, London.

 

The speaker, Dr. Scofield, referred to the history of using musical instruments such as Tonbur, sitar, etc. at the Court of the Indian Kings, and counted a number of manuscripts containing musical texts, expressing the relationship between court and music.
He portrayed the images of a number of musicians of the time, such as Shah Edarang Saheb, Chhunnu Khan, Dindar Khan, Khoshhalh Khan, Mohammad Khan, and others, to draw the traditions of musicians in a family, and the relationship between professors and students at that time.
In another part of the speech, she spoke about the relationship between musicians, poets and masnavi readers, adding that in books such as Khulasatul Ishq of Mozhar Khan and Tashrihul-Aqwam, there are a lot of articles about dance and Qawali and musical instruments.

 

During this program several books were released.

 

Dr. Ali Dehgahi in his final remarks, referred to his acquaintance with late Professor Amir Hassan Abedi, with his good ethics and his interest in learning"s. Music is a subject which has significant space in Persian literature and without poetry and Persian literature In India, no one can study the music especially during medieval period.



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