What is Radif of Persian music? Radif of Persian music Inscribed in 2009 on the Representative UNESCO List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Radif consists of two main and subsidiary sections. The main part consists of seven Dastgah, each of which has its own atmosphere and, of course, its own fans. Radif organizes melodies in a number of different tonal spaces called Dastgah.