November 20, 2018, 19.30
Atrium Žižkov, Prague, Czech Republic
The concert of SpectroDuo ensemble with Martyna Kosecka on piano, chang-e arjan and chang-e narsina (Iranian traditional harps), premiering the newest concert program, called Project Zīj.
PROJECT ZĪJ – audio-visual & multi-instrumental spectacle based on Iranian music & Islamic astronomical thought
Martyna Kosecka – piano, chang-e arjan, chang-e narsina, live-electronics
Idin Samimi Mofakham – saxophone, do-zalle, live-electronics
Zīj (Persian: زيج) applied to astronomical books in Arabic and Persian that tabulate parameters used for astronomical calculations of the positions of the Sun, the Moon, stars, and the five planets of antiquity. The project Zīj by SpectroDuo is a tribute to the legacy of all the astronomical thought that progressed the state of knowledge about the universe.