Portrait of an Ancient Woman…


Portrait of an ancient persian woman with a silk veil [2011]


Flute: Thais Fernandes

Recorded at UFES Studio – Vitória

Recording Engineer: Marco Aurelio Cavalca

Duration: 3’

Portrait of an ancient persian woman with a silk veil [2011]

This short piece for solo flute is inspired in the painting “woman with a veil” by Persian artist Riza-i ‘Abbasi (ca. 1590-1595). The melody makes use of a Persian maqam (musical scale) and it’s very delicate and poetic.