celestial harmonies

 Hamid Motebassem                Musician        Composer        Conductor

 

 

 

Hamid Motebassem was born in 1958 in Mashad, Iran. He was raised in a musical family, where his brother was a violinist and his first teacher was his father Ali Motebassem who played the Tār. His subsequent teachers included the masters Habibollah Salehi, Zeidollah Toluie, Houshang Zarif, Hossein Alizādeh and Mohammad Reza Lotfi. Motebassem studied at the Tehran School of Art and the Conservatory of Persian Music. He was a member of the Chāvosh Cultural Center where he taught music. One of the original members of Āref Ensemble, he founded Dastān Ensemble as well as Ensemble Chakāvak, Mezrāb & Pardis upon immigration to Germany in 1986.

 

He now lives in Holland.

 

Hamid Motebassem is the founder of the Society of Tār and Sehtār and has since 1994 organized annual seminars dedicated to the two instruments. He has performed on numerous albums of contemporary Iranian composers' works.

 

hamid motebassem

whisperings

based on the  poetry of

mohammad reza shafiei kadkani

salar aghili, vocalist

mezrab ensemble

celestial harmonies 13311-2


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IN THE NAME OF THE RED ROSE

SALAR AGHILI & DASTAN ENSEMBLE

CELESTIAL HARMONIES 13300-2

 


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MAYEH-YE DASHTI / MAYEH-YE ISFAHAN

HOMAYOUN SHAJARIAN & DASTAN ENSEMBLE

CELESTIAL HARMONIES 14298-2 (2 CD)

 

hamid motebassem

simorq

based on the story of zāl

from shāh-nāmeh

(book of kings)

by ferdowsī (935-1020/1026?)

homāyoun shajariān, vocalist

simorq orchestra

hamid motebassem, conductor

celestial harmonies 13310-2


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maestro motebassem conducting the simorq orchestra in tehran, iran

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