The Goldsmith Odyssey

Odyssey Interviews - Nasrollah Davoodi Part 2

March 31, 2020 Yavar / Nasrollah Davoodi Season 3 Episode 2
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The Goldsmith Odyssey
Odyssey Interviews - Nasrollah Davoodi Part 2
Mar 31, 2020 Season 3 Episode 2
Yavar / Nasrollah Davoodi

Don't miss the fascinating conclusion of Yavar's conversation with film music scholar Nasrollah Davoodi! After opening with a discussion of Jerry Goldsmith's assorted forays into the Middle East (in works such as Justine, The Wind and the Lion, and The Mummy), Davoodi offers a crash course in the history of Iranian art music and a tour through some of the most important composers and exceptional film music the country has produced. Loaded with insight and wonderful music that will likely be new to most listeners, this episode stands as one of our most distinctive Odyssey Interviews.

  • 0:02:09 – Under Fire - Nicaragua
  • 0:05:45 – The Mummy - The Caravan
  • 0:07:07 – Valley of the Kings - Prelude (Rózsa)
  • 0:08:00 – Pishdaramed-e-Esfehan (Reza Mahjoobi)
  • 0:08:27 – The Message - Building the First Mosque (Jarre)
  • 0:12:02 – QB VII - Visit to the Sheik
  • 0:12:20 – The Mummy - Closed Door, Undiscovered Creature
  • 0:13:24 – Justine - The Beach, The School
  • 0:14:30 – The Wind and the Lion - The Horsemen
  • 0:15:18 – O My Country Girl (Farid al-Atrash)
  • 0:19:23 – The Wind and the Lion - The Raisuli, Morning Camp, The Riff
  • 0:22:56 – The Mummy - Giza Port
  • 0:23:29 – Oshagh (perf. Faramarz Payvar)
  • 0:23:59 – Shooshtari (perf. Fazlollah Tavakkol)
  • 0:24:32 – Kord Bayat (perf. Majid Kiani)
  • 0:24:48 – Masada - The Moabites
  • 0:25:36 – The Ipcress File - Main Title (Barry)
  • 0:25:54 – Shooshtari (perf. Tavakkol)
  • 0:27:23 – Rambo III - Peshawar, Afghanistan
  • 0:28:10 – Not Without My Daughter - The Lake, School’s Out
  • 0:30:22 – The 13th Warrior - Old Bagdad
  • 0:31:32 – The Mummy - Imhotep
  • 0:34:08 – Desert Night (Kayhan Kalhor)
  • 0:37:11 – Concerto for Ney and String Orchestra - II. Variations on Naghmé (Hossein Alizadeh)
  • 0:44:39 – Shéhérazade - Prégénérique, Ballet (Aminollah "André" Hossein)
  • 0:49:11 – Miniatures Persanes - II. Chant du Chamelier (Hossein)
  • 0:52:54 – Also Sprach Zarathustra - I. Prelude (Strauss)
  • 0:57:48 – Bandbaz (Ali-Naqi Vaziri)
  • 0:59:06 – Bandbaz (Vaziri, perf. Hooshang Zarif)
  • 0:59:38 – The Disheveled Girl (Vaziri, perf. Zarif)
  • 1:06:31 – The Hermit (Vaziri)
  • 1:10:02 – Midnight (Vaziri)
  • 1:26:32 – Piano Concerto No. 1 - IV. Allegro con brio (Shostakovich, perf. by composer)
  • 1:27:35 – Hamlet - Duel (Shostakovich)
  • 1:32:09 – The Birds (Morteza Hannaneh)
  • 1:35:41 – The Nightingale (Hannaneh)
  • 1:43:35 – Hope for Love (Hossein Alizadeh, perf. Omid Eshgh)
  • 1:48:29 – Delshodegan - Tar-o-Pood (Alizadeh)
  • 1:53:24 – Mother - Mother Has Arrived, Mother’s Home, Beginning (Arsalan Kamkar)
  • 2:00:53 – Safir - Opening Titles, Chorale (Kambiz Roshan Ravan)
  • 2:06:50 – Hameye Iranam (All of My Iran) (Roshan Ravan, feat. Alireza Ghorbani)
  • 2:08:42 – Sarbedaran - The Will of the White Horse (Fahrad Fakhreddini)
  • 2:15:14 – Gheysar (Esfandiar Monfaredzadeh)
  • 2:20:03 – The Tamarind Seed (Barry)
  • 2:20:35 – Bonbast (The Dead-End) (Babak Bayat)
  • 2:30:43 – The Fragrance of Yousef’s Shirt - Arezoo, Mosafer, Khaterat (Majid Entezami) 
  • 2:38:29 – The Glass Agency - Parvaz (Entezami)
  • 2:43:58 – The Deer (Monfaredzadeh)
  • 2:47:21 – The Battle for Freedom (Nasrollah Davoodi)
  • 2:54:46 – Omar Khayyam’s Stroll in a Vineyard (Davoodi)
  • 3:00:36 – Salute to Age 36 (Davoodi)
  • 3:05:17 – The Mummy - Camel Race
  • 3:10:34 – A Place for Life - End Titles (Entezami)
Show Notes

Don't miss the fascinating conclusion of Yavar's conversation with film music scholar Nasrollah Davoodi! After opening with a discussion of Jerry Goldsmith's assorted forays into the Middle East (in works such as Justine, The Wind and the Lion, and The Mummy), Davoodi offers a crash course in the history of Iranian art music and a tour through some of the most important composers and exceptional film music the country has produced. Loaded with insight and wonderful music that will likely be new to most listeners, this episode stands as one of our most distinctive Odyssey Interviews.

  • 0:02:09 – Under Fire - Nicaragua
  • 0:05:45 – The Mummy - The Caravan
  • 0:07:07 – Valley of the Kings - Prelude (Rózsa)
  • 0:08:00 – Pishdaramed-e-Esfehan (Reza Mahjoobi)
  • 0:08:27 – The Message - Building the First Mosque (Jarre)
  • 0:12:02 – QB VII - Visit to the Sheik
  • 0:12:20 – The Mummy - Closed Door, Undiscovered Creature
  • 0:13:24 – Justine - The Beach, The School
  • 0:14:30 – The Wind and the Lion - The Horsemen
  • 0:15:18 – O My Country Girl (Farid al-Atrash)
  • 0:19:23 – The Wind and the Lion - The Raisuli, Morning Camp, The Riff
  • 0:22:56 – The Mummy - Giza Port
  • 0:23:29 – Oshagh (perf. Faramarz Payvar)
  • 0:23:59 – Shooshtari (perf. Fazlollah Tavakkol)
  • 0:24:32 – Kord Bayat (perf. Majid Kiani)
  • 0:24:48 – Masada - The Moabites
  • 0:25:36 – The Ipcress File - Main Title (Barry)
  • 0:25:54 – Shooshtari (perf. Tavakkol)
  • 0:27:23 – Rambo III - Peshawar, Afghanistan
  • 0:28:10 – Not Without My Daughter - The Lake, School’s Out
  • 0:30:22 – The 13th Warrior - Old Bagdad
  • 0:31:32 – The Mummy - Imhotep
  • 0:34:08 – Desert Night (Kayhan Kalhor)
  • 0:37:11 – Concerto for Ney and String Orchestra - II. Variations on Naghmé (Hossein Alizadeh)
  • 0:44:39 – Shéhérazade - Prégénérique, Ballet (Aminollah "André" Hossein)
  • 0:49:11 – Miniatures Persanes - II. Chant du Chamelier (Hossein)
  • 0:52:54 – Also Sprach Zarathustra - I. Prelude (Strauss)
  • 0:57:48 – Bandbaz (Ali-Naqi Vaziri)
  • 0:59:06 – Bandbaz (Vaziri, perf. Hooshang Zarif)
  • 0:59:38 – The Disheveled Girl (Vaziri, perf. Zarif)
  • 1:06:31 – The Hermit (Vaziri)
  • 1:10:02 – Midnight (Vaziri)
  • 1:26:32 – Piano Concerto No. 1 - IV. Allegro con brio (Shostakovich, perf. by composer)
  • 1:27:35 – Hamlet - Duel (Shostakovich)
  • 1:32:09 – The Birds (Morteza Hannaneh)
  • 1:35:41 – The Nightingale (Hannaneh)
  • 1:43:35 – Hope for Love (Hossein Alizadeh, perf. Omid Eshgh)
  • 1:48:29 – Delshodegan - Tar-o-Pood (Alizadeh)
  • 1:53:24 – Mother - Mother Has Arrived, Mother’s Home, Beginning (Arsalan Kamkar)
  • 2:00:53 – Safir - Opening Titles, Chorale (Kambiz Roshan Ravan)
  • 2:06:50 – Hameye Iranam (All of My Iran) (Roshan Ravan, feat. Alireza Ghorbani)
  • 2:08:42 – Sarbedaran - The Will of the White Horse (Fahrad Fakhreddini)
  • 2:15:14 – Gheysar (Esfandiar Monfaredzadeh)
  • 2:20:03 – The Tamarind Seed (Barry)
  • 2:20:35 – Bonbast (The Dead-End) (Babak Bayat)
  • 2:30:43 – The Fragrance of Yousef’s Shirt - Arezoo, Mosafer, Khaterat (Majid Entezami) 
  • 2:38:29 – The Glass Agency - Parvaz (Entezami)
  • 2:43:58 – The Deer (Monfaredzadeh)
  • 2:47:21 – The Battle for Freedom (Nasrollah Davoodi)
  • 2:54:46 – Omar Khayyam’s Stroll in a Vineyard (Davoodi)
  • 3:00:36 – Salute to Age 36 (Davoodi)
  • 3:05:17 – The Mummy - Camel Race
  • 3:10:34 – A Place for Life - End Titles (Entezami)