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Makam Bosnia Workshop

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Makam Bosnia Workshop

July 6-8, 2018 3day/5hrs a day classes: 10am-4pm Class Fee: 80 Euro We are excited to announce 1st Annual Makam Bosnia Workshop in Sarajevo, Bosnia. This year the workshop will offer two classes that will focus on practical use of music theory, intonation, and modal repertoire analysis and interpretation taught by world-renowned master teachers. CLASSES OFFERED: Tasavvuf music and singing – Ahmet Erdoğdular Ney – Ömer Erdoğdular   Omer Erdoğdular will teach a class with a focus on makam, repertoire, improvisation, and ornamentation techniques primarily for ney, although all instruments are welcome. Coming from a long lineage of music teachers, Ömer Erdoğdular provides in his lessons an opportunity for students to learn the aesthetically...

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7th Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop March 16-20, 2018

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7th Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop March 16-20, 2018

March 16-20, 2018 5day/5hrs a day classes: 10am-4pm Class Fee: $485 We are excited to announce 7th Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop in New York City. This year the workshop will offer five classes that will focus on practical use of music theory, intonation, and modal repertoire analysis and interpretation taught by world-renowned master teachers. We are keeping the class fee low thanks to our sponsor and grantors in an effort to keep the workshop accessible to the widest possible audience. You will find a link below with some suggestions about affordable places to stay in the area. The workshop will take place in midtown Manhattan, with the largest concentration of hotels, the hub of public transportation, and easily accessible even from outside of...

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Bektasi nefes and improvisation

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Bektasi nefes and improvisation

Concert, One God Many Voices

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Ussak taksim by Ali Osman Erdogdular

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Ussak taksim by Ali Osman Erdogdular

Ussak taksim

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Concert, Mediterranean Crossings, Taksim in Suzidilara

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Concert, Mediterranean Crossings, Taksim in Suzidilara

Concert, Mediterranean Crossings Ney taksim by Omer Erdogdular in makam (mode) Suzidilara (this makam invented by Sultan Selim III.) Sultam Selim III: A great lover of music, Sultan Selim III was a composer and performer of significant talent. He created fourteen makam-s (melodic types), three of which are in current use today. Sixty-four compositions by Selim III are known today, some of which are part of the regular repertory of Turkish classical music performerance. Aside from composing music, Selim III also performed on the ney (reed flute) and tanbur (long-necked, fretted lute). Selim III’s interest in music started in his days as a prince (shahzade) when he studied under Kırımlı Ahmet Kamil Efendi and Tanburi İzak Efendi. He was especially...

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