Istanbul Turkey Music
We have practically nothing in common and I do not pretend to know everything about it, but this contribution is an introduction to what I know. Turkish music plays to friends who don't know much about the country, they are surprised by the number of different styles and personalities that make up the "Turkish music scene."
There are said to be twenty million Alevis, so it is hardly surprising that some of the most famous regional music is associated with them. The best Meyhane in Istanbul is mainly Beyoglu, and he is the reason why the Greek-Armenian minority is allowed to have and drink a "MeyHane," even if alcohol is officially illegal.
Mevlevi, or whirling dervishes, have recently gained great popularity on the world music circuit. Turkish music is usually associated with belly dancing, but pop in Turkey has taken on various forms over the years, with some using Turkish lyrics.
Arabesque music that came from Ottoman palaces under the influence of the Middle East and dominated the area for centuries, with the most popular Turkish musicians adapting this type of music. In the Ottoman Empire belly dance music became popular in the Ottoman harem due to the popularity of belly dance and other dance forms.
In June, apart from the Istanbul festival, there was a variety of music from Turkey, but also from other countries such as the Middle East and Europe. In the rest of the world, this music has its roots in the Ottoman Empire, and there is a strong link between the music of Turkey and the musical traditions of other nations. Turkish music today is much more diverse and mixed than before, with a wide range of musical styles, styles and styles. Regional events in other countries include concerts, festivals, concerts and other cultural events in Ankara, Istanbul, Ankara and Istanbul.
The composition is quite versatile, with modern and western trends, including pop and jazz elements. There are also several ensembles financed by Borusan, including an ensemble that includes a large number of musicians from different musical styles, such as classical, folk, jazz and classical.
Speaking of jazz in Turkey, a lot of great work has been done here in the name of jazz, and I am very proud of that. Guitarist Yavuz: I have transformed a songbook with Turkish standards into a Western jazz style and under his direction I have recorded three thematic albums, building on the 17 years I spent with him during my studies and performances in New York. In 2010 I returned to Turkey with a full-time position as a pianist, where I played with the Istanbul Symphony Orchestra.
In Istanbul in particular, the Istanbul Jazz Center and other facilities in Taksim and Beyoglu are the result of a state-led cultural and musical modernization. During this time Elazig was founded, one of the most important jazz clubs in the world, as well as the first jazz club in Istanbul.
In the republic founded by Ataturk in 1923, the Ankara State Conservatory was founded in 1936, and in 1943 the Istanbul Conservatory opened a section of Turkish music. In 1976 the first Turkish music conservatories were founded in Istanbul, in 1977 the Istanbul Music Center and the Istanbul Jazz Center were opened in Istanbul immediately after the opening of the new Istanbul Municipal Music Institute. These ensembles were the result of the use of Western classical art as an instrument of modernization since the founding of the republic in 2323.
The club stage is operated by the IKSV (Istanbul Culture and Art Foundation) and presents bands from Turkey and other countries. The Bomontiada club could have a range of music styles ranging from jazz, hip-hop and Turkish pop. Turkish music, as its popularity in the late 20th and early 21st centuries proves, has much more to offer, as it has grown after the Turkish-Kurdish diaspora in northern Europe.
The German composer Paul Hindemith was invited by Ataturk to help him organize his first concert in Turkey. This year, the festival was curated around the theme of Beethoven's enlightened world and his concerts were filmed. The Istanbul Music Festival program commemorates the musical history of the Ottoman Empire from the early 20th century to the present day. In a recent interview, he said: "Russia is both East and West, but it is more like the East than the West.
The five reciters recorded in this volume are from Istanbul, Turkey, where the tradition of Koranic singing is particularly strong. Turkish folk music was developed over the centuries by the natives of Anatolia, who also practiced whirling dervishes. Finally, the music of the Mevlevi became an important source, and Turkish classical music originated in the Ottoman Empire.