Darwish Amir Hayati - Khan Amiri


Darwish Amir Hayati
Song Name: Khan Amiri
By: Darwish Amir Hayati ( درویش امیر حیاتی )
Country: Iran
Song Local Name: مقام خان امیری
Album: Ali Guyam, Ali Juyam
Genre: folk music of Iran , Yarsan maqam , Ahl-e Haqq , music of Kermanshahan
Date Added: 04 Apr 2020
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Khan Amiri by Darwish Amir Hayati is part of folk music tradition in/by Iran. Folk Music of Iran is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with Khan Amiri (or folk music of Iran), other than checking Iran you can also check music of Turkey, Iraq, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

Amir Hayati (1921-2006) was an Iranian tanbur (tanbour / tanboor) player from city of Sahne, Kermanshah Province. He was a follower of Yarsanism, a syncretic religion founded by Sultan Sahak in the late 14th century in western Iran. He was a player of Yarsan sacred maqams. He was the first person who sang in Persian with Tanbur which before that was always accompanied Kurdish lyrics. Khan Amiri is one of the famous Yarsan (a.k.a. Ahl-e Haqq) maqams.

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