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Homayoun Shajarian (R) and Sohrab Pournazeri
Homayoun Shajarian (R) and Sohrab Pournazeri

House of Music Says Will Handle Copyright Problems

House of Music Says Will Handle Copyright Problems

House of Music held its 18th annual celebration on December 12, at Vahdat Hall in Tehran where selected musicians were honored and two albums received awards.
The celebration was attended by a number of senior officials from the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, managing director of House of Music Hamid Reza Nourbakhsh, CEO of Iran Music Association Bahram Jamali and CEO of Roudaki Foundation Ali Akbar Safipour among others, Honaronline reported.
In a speech Nourbakhsh referred to copyright as the most significant issue. “We must create awareness about it in our society. We have decided to create a special office for the protection of artists’ rights. The office will become operational in late January and we will deal seriously with copyright problems. When our copyright laws are in place, the domestic music industry will start flourishing,” he said.
“To address the copyright issue effectively, we need cooperation from the National Center for Cyberspace, the Telecoms Ministry and other relevant bodies,” Nourbakhsh added.
The musicians honored at the ceremony included Bayaz Amir Ataee, a maker of kamancheh and setar; music recording expert Mahmoud Amini; surna player Hemmat-Ali Rezaee; dohol player and ethnic singer Shokr-Ali Rezaee; santur player Reza Shafieian; pianist and vocal teacher Shakeh Makarian; orchestra conductor Javid Majlesi; composer and conductor Nader Mashayekhi; violinist Mohammad Moqaddasi; and music researcher Seyyed Alireza Mir-Alinaqi.
The ceremony also announced the two albums ‘Shall Live in Love’ (Persian: Dar Eshq Zendeh Bayad) composed by Majid Molania and sung by Vahid Taj; and ‘Subdued’ (Persian: Rag-e Khab) composed by Sohrab Pournazeri and sung by Homayoun Shajarian, as winners of the biennial competition for the best album.

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