Dr. Md. Ziaur Rahman (Sayeem Rana) is an award-winning Researcher and music director as well as a Performer He has been a Fulbright scholar and learned academic education in Japanese and Korean music especially. His areas of special interest include musicology, film music, mass (peoples) music; ethnic culture with musical instruments, music education, music direction of film, theatre and contemporary singing-song writing; and poetry with creative essays. He is a member and liaison officer of the International Council for Traditions of Music and Dance ICTMD. He won the National Film Award 2014 for Best Music Direction and Best Book Award 2010 of Daily Prothom Alo and Best Music Director 2020 for the Sprouting Seed International Short Film Award. He achieved also the prestigious Deans Award 2022 from the Arts faculty at the University of Dhaka. He has Eight published books on various subjects like Poem and Essays on Music.Read less
|Degree Name||Group/Major Subject||Board/Institute||Country||Passing Year|
|Ph.D.||Mass music of Bangladesh : Subject and tune variation||Dhaka University||Bangladesh||2009|
|Masters||Islamic Studies||Dhaka University||Bangladesh||1997|
|Bachelor||Islamic Studies||Dhaka University||Bangladesh||1996|
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|Subject||Description||Research Interest (Goal, Target Indicator)|
|Music and education||
Korean and Japanese music and its tradition, Film music and its technology, western music theory and Notation system, Research methodoly of music, Ethnomusicology and ethnic cultural studies, folklore and traditional music of Bangladesh, Music history of Bengali ancient and mediaval music, Tunal texture of Charyageeti, Srikrishnakirtana and Baul song, Music composition and digital recording system, Music for opera, ballad and Ballet etc.
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|SL||Collaboration & Membership Name||Type||Membership Year||Expire Year|
|1||Executive Member of South-East Asia||Music Education and Social Inclusion MESI||2018|
|2||International council for traditional music ICTM.||Member and liaison officer||From 2015|
Sayeem Rana সংগীতের প্রয়োগ ও সীমা. Dhaka: Samhati, 2018 .
Sayeem Rana চলচ্চিত্রসংগীত ও শব্দযোগের ভাষা. Dhaka: Bangladesh Cinema and Television Institute BCTI, 2017 .
Sayeem Rana রবীন্দ্রনাথ : সংগীত ভাবনা. Dhaka: Murdhanno, 2011 .
সাইম রানা কামারশালার ধ্বনি (কবিতা). Dhaka: Myth, 2004 .
SAYEEM RANA মৌমাছিগুলো উড়ে গেছে ভোরে. DHAKA: PALALIK SHAURAV, 2021 .
SAYEEM RANA অনুধাবনের কাল. DHAKA: PANKOURI, 2021 .
Sayeem Rana A Historical perception of Traditional Musical Instruments for Younger Generation. Chittagong, Bangladesh: Bangladesh Institute of Theater Art BITA, December 2013 .
Sayeem Rana Mass Music of Bangladesh: Subject and Tune Variation, (Bangladesher Gonosongeet: Bishoy o Shoor Boichitra). Dhaka: Bangla Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh, First Edition: June 2009 .
|International||Best Music Director||2020||Bangladesh||
Sprouting Seed International Short Film Festival 2020
|National||Best Music Director||2016||Bangladesh||
National Film Award 2014 for Music Direction on the film ‘Nakabbarer Mahaprayan’.
|International||Silver Award||2015||South Korea||
Arirang Singing Contest at Seoul in South Korea 2015
|National||Prothom All Best Book Award 1416||2011||Bangladesh||
Best Book Awarded 2010 by Daily Prothom Alo, for Mass music of Bangladesh: subject and tune variation, Published by Bangla Academy, Dhaka 2009.