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The music of Iran or Persian music as evidenced by the archaeological records of fertile civilization of Elam , that is the most ancient culture in southwestern Iran dates back thousands of years. Iranian music encompasses music which is produced by Iranian artists . in addition to the traditional Folk and classical  genres , it includes pop, Jazz, rock and hiphop.

So,Iranian traditional musical instruments include string instruments such as : Chang( harp ) , santur , rud ( oud, barbat ) ,qanun , tar, dotar , setar , tanbur, kamancheh , wind instruments suh as sorna ( zurna,karna) and ney. And percussion instruments such as tompak , kus ,daf ( dayere ) and naqare. In different part of Iran, there is special folklore music.

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