South of Iran Noban

2000 |38 min | Music , Culture & Traditions
'South of Iran' is a documentary series that details the evolution of Southern Iranian music, while explaining how it was influenced by various cultures throughout history. It also provides insight into how the instruments developed. This episode explores ... music which is played during special ceremonies which are held to pacify the noban - a harmful wind which is associated with spirit possession beliefs among people from the Southern coastal regions of Iran. Among other things, the ceremony consists of playing a specific beat of drums. Synopsis by IMVBox.com
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'South of Iran' is a documentary series that details the evolution of Southern Iranian music, while explaining how it was influenced by various cultures throughout history. It also provides insight into how the instruments developed. This episode explores music which is played during special ceremonies which are held to pacify the noban - a harmful wind which is associated with spirit possession beliefs among people from the Southern coastal regions of Iran. Among other things, the ceremony consists of playing a specific beat of drums. Synopsis by IMVBox.com