Sasan  Rahmatian : My Music


I have notated all the following pieces of music in the Sibelius software program. To be able to hear them, please Download the Scorch player first. Then click on each of the following pieces to have your computer play it in Scorch.

Click the above flag to hear the U.S. National Anthem

Classical Music


Armenian Music

Azerbaijan Music

Persian Music




Movie/TV Music

Popular Music

Tango Music

Christmas Music

My Original Compositions

Compositions by Colleagues

My YouTube Performance Videos

Classical Music

Adagio, second movement of the Oboe Concerto by Alessandro Marcello, arranged by J.S. Bach (notated in Sibelius with slight modifications by Sasan Rahmatian)

Adagio for Strings, by Samuel Barber, transcribed for the piano by Sasan Rahmatian

Vocalise, for voice and orchestra, by Sergei Rachmaninoff, transcribed for the piano by Sasan Rahmatian

"Kismet", adapted from the second movement of the string quartet by Alexander Borodin. Also the theme of the Broadway musical "Kismet".

Now Comes the Gentile's Savior, Choral Prelude by J.S. Bach, arranged for the piano by F. Busoni (notated in Sibelius with slight modifications by Sasan Rahmatian)

Moment Musical, D. 780, number 3 in F Minor, by Franz Schubert



Melody, also known as the "Dance of the Blessed Spirits", from the opera Orfeo and Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck, transcribed for the piano by Sasan Rahmatian

Nessun Dorma, "No One Sleeps" from the opera Turandot by Giacomo Puccini

Tosca, from the opera Tosca by Giacomo Puccini

Armenian Music

Armenian Rhapsody, for two pianos, by Alexander Aratoonian and Arno Babajanian, transcribed for solo piano by Sasan Rahmatian

Gayane, ballet by Aram Khachaturian. The following movements were transcribed for the piano by Sasan Rahmatian



Sabre Dance

Gayane's Adagio

Dance of the Maidens

Azerbaijan Music

Two folk dances from Azerbaijan, arranged for the piano by Sasan Rahmatian

# 1

# 2

Akhsham , folk song from Azerbaijan, transcribed for the piano by Sasan Rahmatian

Man Sanin, San Manim, folk song from Azerbaijan, notated in Sibelius by Sasan Rahmatian, inspired by Changiz Sadikhov

Persian Music



Aziz Joon

Char-Mezrabe Esfahan

Persian Folk Song

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9


Take Five

Ain't Misbehavin (Fats Waller version)

I Remember Clifford

The Autumn Leaves

Lamento Cubano


Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (Fats Waller version)

The following are exact reproductions of Oscar Peterson's renditions, notated in Sibelius by Sasan Rahmatian

Georgia on My Mind

The Night Train

Hymn to Freedom


The Entertainer

Mexican Serenade


The following pieces were all composed by William Gillock, and notated into Sibelius, with some changes, by Sasan Rahmatian

New Orleans Night Fall

Bourbon Street Saturday Night

Canal Street Blues

Taking It Easy

Movie/TV Music

The English Patient

Hold Me, I'm Falling, from The Monsoon Wedding

A Summer Place

The Godfather

As Time Goes By, from Casablanca

Love is a Many Splendored Thing

Love Story

Moon River, from Breakfast at Tiffany's

Romeo and Juliet

The Shadow of Your Smile, from the Sandpiper


Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Sex and the City (arranged by Sasan Rahmatian)

Sex and the City (official version)

Sex and the City - the alter ego

Peter Gunn

Popular Music

Amazing Grace , transcribed for the piano by Sasan Rahmatian

I Left My Heart in San Francisco, after a popular arrangement

Besame Mucho

Cheek to Cheek

La Vie en Rose

Tea for Two

Puff The Magic Dragon

Putting on the Ritz

Those Were the Days

The Girl from Ipanema

Are You Lonesome Tonight?

Answer Me Oh My Love



Mona Lisa


Hail to the Chief



Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

Heart and Soul (original version)

Heart and Soul (special arrangement for four hands, with the "left' hand never changing)

Czardas, V. Monti

Amy's Song


Tango Music

Don Agustin Bardi


Por Una Cabeza

Adios Nonino

Lo Que Vendra

Mi Buenos Aires Querido

Invierno Porteno

Verano Porteno

Danza de la Moza Donosa (not quite a tango!)

Christmas Music

White Christmas

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

The Little Drummer Boy

Sleigh Ride

Joy to the World

Jingle Bells, Jazz version

Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire

Deck the Halls

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Ukranian Bell Carol

Ukranian Bell Carol, with tambourine

Ukranian Bell Carol, with bells

Ave Maria, by Franz Schubert

O Holy Night

O Holy Night, Clarinet with piano accompaniment

Silent Night

Silent Night, Clarinet with piano accompaniment

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, from the Nutcracker ballet by Tchaikovsky

Rudolph the Red Nose

My Original Compositions


Caucasian Fantasy, composed by Sasan Rahmatian (1995-1999)

Movement 1

Movement 2

Movement 3

Movement 4

Movement 5

Movement 6


(Systematic) Variations on "Happy Birthday"

Happy 26th Birthday, Keyvan!

Deja Vu (Does this version of Happy Birthday sound familiar in terms of its chord progression?)

J.S. Bach - Invention #1 in C Major, re-invented by Sasan Rahmatian

Homage to Mozart


Commissioned Works: I was commissioned to compose the following works by the following individuals

William VanBeurden

Robert Gunning

Alan Victor Nerenberg

John Heberger



Compositions by Colleagues


This piece was composed during Fall 2003 by Tom Wielicki, Professor of Information Systems at CSUF (notated in Sibelius by Sasan Rahmatian)


Jessica Campbell (notated in Sibelius by Sasan Rahmatian)

Beauty of God's Creation

Open Your Eyes

Light of the World


Tim Swanson

To Carrie, With love

My YouTube Performance Videos


My Arrangement of the theme to "Peter Gunn"

Adagio in Eb Major (from Sonata K. 457 in C Minor) by Mozart

My Homage to J.S. Bach: Reinventing Bach's Two-Part Invention in C Major

My Homage to Mozart


Other Video Performances

The Sound of Music - My arrangement/rendition of a medley for the piano


Classical Persian Music