In this episode Solveig speaks with Iranian composer, musician and researcher Idin Samimi Mofakham about his thoughts on psychoacoustics and auditory illusions, microtonality and non-western tuning systems - specifically the Persian one with 17 tones and several different scales, about just intonation and spectral compositions. To read more about his research visit his project page at NMH. 

Music in this episode:

Idin Samimi Mofakham - Hesar - Xelmya trio

Idin Samimi Mofakham - Holography - Martyna Kosecka (piano) and Nilper Orchestra, conducted by Navid Gohari

Idin Samimi Mofakham - Of struggle and hope - Nikolai Matthews, Inga Margrete Aas, Håkon Thelin, Jon Åsnes (contrabasses)

Idin Samimi Mofakham - Muye I, for 8 soloists - AuditivVokal Dresden, conducted by Olaf Katzer

Guest: Idin Samimi Mofakham

Host: Solveig Sørbø

Technician: Guse

Produced at radiOrakel and first aired during Night of New Vocalities during the night to 29th August.


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