Who Will Hear Sơn Mỹ's Song?

After the Turkish quintets who used maqam music by processing Anatolian melodic traditions to create a national language in polyphonic music writing in the first period of the Republic…

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Caner Ünsal with a Minimal Touch

There are timeless compositions that we listen to, remember, want to hear more, and ageless compositions. That's exactly what is with us right now, will stay with us...

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From Botticelli to Respighi

Italian painter Sandro Botticelli, nicknamed the "Little Barrel", succeeded in making a sound with his paintings in the second half of the fifteenth century and when he was only twenty-five.

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Ensemble Trail

Hello, I cannot describe the emotional state I am in right now. On the one hand, I don't want to do anything because of what's going on in our country, I'm so bored...

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Beethoven's Music Books

After Beethoven's death, all items found in his home were put up for auction. Created on August 16, 1827, the catalog includes the works of the composer in the music library.

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Why Was Satie Right? (IV)

4. Redite – une inspiration rébellion de Cornelius Cardew – “Nous chantons pour l'avenir.” The adventure of music, as in every stage of human history,…

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Heinrich Heine

The recording figures of 1822, when the Paris Conservatory, under the direction of Cherubini, trained pianists like a factory, are quite impressive; forty-one women, thirty-two men piano…

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Praise for Joy

Beethoven's 9th Symphony is undoubtedly one of the most important works of human cultural history. Even for those of us who are not familiar with Western Classical Music, the last part of the piece…

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Marmite Composers

Hello, I would like to talk about a concept known as Marmite Composers in Europe. Since the word “Marmite” does not have an exact equivalent in Turkish, I had to use this word as it is.

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Top Winners

Born in 1780, opera singer Angelica Catalani was making $18 per concert by the time she was 15.000. The artist, who went on a London tour in 1806, performed with the Royal Theater…

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Unaccompanied Flute Works

SELECTED UNACCOMPANIED FLUTE WORKS Introduction When planning a balanced recital program, it is important to take history, stylistic factors, compositional techniques, and…

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Free Voices

Wassily Kandinsky, perhaps one of Moscow's most prominent artists, left his mark on the 20th century. His works made quite a splash, yes, but they cannot be denied…

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Why Was Satie Right? (NS)

I. Prelud – une inspiration ésotérique de John Cage- Paris, welcoming the 20th century in all its glory. The best in science, philosophy, art, technical…

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Classical Period Art Concept

The classical period is the era of simplification and avoidance of complexity. With these features, it is easily distinguished from the previous periods. To understand this period, first of all, history and…

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Musical Silence

Have you ever thought that the noise is an indicator of order? How can a noise create a pattern? We even call…

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Bach's Coffee Cantata

Cantata: Schweigt stile, plaudert nicht (“Coffee Cantata”), BWV 211 Coffee! In Arab culture, if men did not bring home enough coffee, their wives could legally divorce them.

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Copyright

Creative Consciousness With the invention of Gutenberg, all works were copied by hand before music was printed. On the first page of each copy, the phrase "Author" is written by the composer.

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Brandenburg Concertos

JS Bach will undoubtedly be one of the first names that come to mind when the first letter of the Baroque period is out of the mouth. The inevitability of being caught in the magnificence of his works, besides the mind…

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Chopin and Mazurka

Among Chopin's mazurkas, the most touching and creative ones are mainly composed in slow tempo and minor tonality. Musicology is for these composition types…

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Onay's Beethoven

If Romanticism could be defined as an imaginative power, as lyricism stirred up by vehement passions, then Beethoven could be considered the…

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Paris Opera:
1750 Season

Opera, which was transferred to Paris from the Royal administration in 1750, recorded quite detailed financial and statistical data starting from the relevant season. A small part of the season…

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Britten In The Big Picture

Religion, sexual preferences, and different opinions and perspectives should not alienate people, but rather unite them. Differences make us human. Benjamin Britten -who was…

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Vaughan's Lark

Ralph Vaughan Williams, an English composer and musician who lived between 1872-1958 and whose works have reached today. Music whose names have become quite famous from an early age…

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Kiss. 38 by Eugene Bozza

Introduction Image pour flute seule, Op. 38 is one of Eugène Bozza's most well-known works in the repertoire for solo flute. Although…

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John Field and Nocturn

Today, John Field is known as the man who "composed the nocturnes before Chopin", very few of his compositions were taught and almost completely removed from concert programs.

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Pastoral Symphony Nature

French anthropologist and ethnologist Claude Lévi-Strauss thinks that music and myths have a common structure; while music represents the sound aspect of language, myths…

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Western Music and the Baroque Period

Baroque Period (Girl with a Pearl Earring- Vermeer,1665) The girl with a pearl earring, Dutch name Meisje met de parel.. It is one of the masterpieces of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer and…

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Prokofiev: Nevsky Cantata

1. ON ARISTOTELES AND PLATO'S CONCEPTIONS OF ART 1.1 Plato's views on art Plato's dedication to philosophy was after meeting Socrates. To philosophy…

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Beethoven: The Execution of Op.14

Before and After Towards the end of the 19th century, thanks to entrepreneurs such as Edison, sound recordings became available, facts about the performances of famous pianists and…

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Liszt: Symphonic Poems

After listening to the violin virtuoso Niccolo Paganini in 1831, Franz Liszt decided to become a virtuoso on his instrument. In 1832; as the pinnacle of romantic piano music…

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Turkish Movement and Its Effect on Mozart

Turquerie movement and history, which are the factors of the fusion of the two cultures, will be examined together. Since the movement is a product of historical events and developments, historical analysis is prominent.

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The Sound of Colors Debussy

“I have the freedom to draw flowers and call them flowers without having to tell a story” Pierre-Auguste Renoir started in France in the 19th century and soon…

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Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto 2

Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff; He was born on April 2, 1873 in Novgorod, Russia, into a family of musicians. At the age of 10, St. Petersburg Conservatory, at the age of 12…

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Amy Fay: Meeting the Wiecks

For me, the subject is a little different because I have listened to this piece three times by Clara Schumann. Miss Wieck's performance did not please me at all. 1869-1875…

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Mozart vs. Clementi

There were many composer competitions in the 19th century and it continued as a noble tradition until the beginning of the XNUMXth century. To give an example, two big rivals…

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Schumann: Liszt at Leipzig

The first concert, which took place on March 17, was an extraordinary and remarkable event. The audience was in the form of human hoards, in crowds and in a great hurry…

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The Chief Who Saved Beethoven

On the last day of 1813, an advertisement in the Wiener Zeitung briefly states: “My composition, The Victory of Wellington, with the participation of distinguished musicians...

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