In ancient Persia, while Sunrise and sunset, a band played drums and kerna. In Avesta, in Yasnah section said that doctors treated their patients with Iranian music. At that time, there were three types of ritualistic music religious, lyrical and martial arts, also in the celebrations of nature and historical and national days Special Iranian music was performed. novades and special Iranian music. During the Achaemenid period, they performed hymns and songs called Horea in wars and celebrations that are commonplace now in Ilam and western territories of Iran.
Types of Iranian Classical Music Instruments
In terms of sound
|String family||Tar||2 Tar||3 Tar||Oud||Tanbour||Chagour||Robab||Ghanoon||Chang||Kamanche||Gheychak||Zehi||Santour|
|Woodwind family||Flute||Ney||Ghare Ney||Ney anban||Karna||Balaban||Doozle||Sorna||Nafir||Shemshal|
Types of Modal in Iranian Music
Seven Modals, Five Songs
Each Iranian musical modal is a sequence of different Iranian music scenes which the Musician induces special feeling and passion to the listener by selecting each of them.
Traditional Iranian music includes seven Modals and five Songs.
|Modals||Shoor||3 Gah||4 Gah||Homayoon||Mahoor||Nava||Rast 5 Gah|
|Songs||Aboo Ata||Bayat e Turk||Afshari||Dashti||Bayat e Isfahan|