Dr. Susan Matloobi
The book „Soroush Izadi and a review of the Iranian Music“ is the momentary highlight
of an exceptional carrier. The writer does not only write about her personal experience
with Persian music, but also gives detailed information about its development.
Dr. Susan Matloobi talks about the six thousand year old history of Iranian music.
She presents pictures in museums from all over the world where you can find clear
drawings of Tar-players. The writer describes the immense role of music in the elamite
culture and shows music instruments like lute and harp from different regions in
Iran, which were pictured on clay or ceramic figures. The book explains music in
the Sassanid-dynasty, the history of music schools, universities and the beginnings
of Iranian Radio program. You can browse through the contemporary Iranian History
of Music. The writer remembers her encounters with the great masters of Iranian
Music and she tells extraordinary stories about her own personal experiences and
takes us on a precious journey through the past of Iranian music. This versatile
and carefully investigated book also offers the reader the possibility to find out
more about the fascinating world of Viennese Concert houses and Austria in General.
In addition to the book, there is also a CD including songs of her mother, her childhood
and her teenage years and concerts with great ensembles.