About Golha

These programmes covered the entire history of classical as well as contemporary Persian poetry, giving marvellous expression to the whole gamut of traditional Persian music and poetry.

The Golhā Project has been supported by the British Library Endangered Archives Program, the Music Department of the School of Oriental and African Studies University of London (SOAS), The British Institute of Persian Studies (BIPS), the Iran Heritage Foundation (IHF) and the Parsa Foundation.

This site is produced by Jane Lewisohn of the Music Department at SOAS, University of London with the support of the Iran Heritage Foundation, London.

Click here to read the article 'Flowers of Persian Song and Music: Davud Pirniā and the Genesis of the Golhā Programs' by Jane Lewisohn or view the PDF link below.

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Flowers of Persian Song and Music: Dāvud Pirniā and the Genesis of the Golhā Programs (English) 3.1Mb

Gulha-ya Avaz va musiqi-yi Irani: Davud Pirnia va aghaz-i barnama-yi Gulha. (Persian) 10Mb

Flowers of Persian Song and Music: The Gulhā Programmes (CD Notes) 956Kb

CDs can be ordered from the SOAS Bookshop.

A New Years Bouquet of Song and Verse from the Golha Programs, CD (notes) (8.6Mb)

For enquiries and information about this CD contact Iran Heritage Foundation.
For other enquiries and information contact info@golha.co.uk.

Useful links:
Jadid OnLine Golhā feature - (Persian)
Jadid OnLine Golhā feature - (English)
Jadid OnLine Golhā Nowrouz feature - (Persian)
BBC Persian TV Golha feature