CSO's Ticket Prices

I see that art in our country is advancing towards a dangerous and vulgar level. The absurd situation that I tried to draw attention to above, no music writer, publication or…

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Fragmented Elite

Where the elite (elite) exist in a fragmented way – where the wealthy are abundant – artistic genres (genre) are highly segregated and in the long run…

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Strategic Plan

No doubt, direct incentives can break social resistances and facilitate the first visit, but their success is short-lived, as they will not be enough to make people more inclined to the regular performance of the cultural event.

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Applause

A particular cultural product or artist can be attractive to several cultural publics at the same time and thus achieve tremendous success. charlie…

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Popular culture

If you have your favorite TV series or the contestants you support in Turkey, if you always check the bestseller shelf while buying a book, a strict social media…

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Chopin The Great Composer of Small Forms

The Polish composer, nicknamed the 'Poet of the Piano', is one of the best composers of the Romantic Period. He received his first lessons from his mother at a young age. When he was only 12 years old, his teacher said, "I am now...

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What is the truth?

''Art does not copy the visible, it makes it visible.'' Paul Klee Seeing is a magical act, when you see it, we both make sense of it and have feelings. Daily chores…

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How Should We View Postmodernism?

The cost of eradicating post-Enlightenment scholastic thought from the memory of the society was that a century later, man and every thought/structure/work he produced/acted became result-oriented. Power…

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Dilemma

The wind is blowing but you are not cold. You dream of a warm autumn evening, but the wind is getting stronger; because no matter how hot Paris is in the summer, its autumn…

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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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Trees in Art, Civilization and Life

Forest fires, one of the consequences of global warming, have caused great damage both in our country and in the world, which will take years to compensate. Many souls perish, material-spiritual,…

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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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Everyone's Wonder Boy?

Child prodigy! It has turned into a saying that is heard a lot today and that I follow with sadness as I see it in the posts and read it in the interviews. Sometimes the news…

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A Thoughtful Melody: Romance

I can't send you my explanation on the word "romantic" because it's 125 pages at least. ''The sentence written by Friedrich Schlegel in a letter dated 1973 to his brother...

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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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A Musician's Holiday

If you play a musical instrument and this is not just a hobby for you but your profession, then you should look at the concept of "holiday" from different perspectives...

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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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Alexander Borodin and Homo Universalis

What is Homo Universalis? “Homo Universalis” (Universal Man) means that the individual's abilities are idealized, his talents and professional orientations are more than one field, that [individual] can do as long as he wants…

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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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Isle of the Dead

The doors are opening. As soon as it opens, people gather in front of the door, what a rush, he thinks. He pulls out his ticket and smiles; not being able to sleep all night from excitement…

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Through the Eyes of a Pianist

The phenomenon of “correpetition”, which we can describe as a complement to individual instrument, singing and ballet training, is the most important part of our work, which should always be emphasized, valued and not postponed.

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Works of the Spirit

It's time to put aside the dogmatic views about reality that have taken root since Platonism, reality or fantasy? Cave wall…

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Dinu Lipatti

He was born on March 19, 1917 in Bucharest. Taking his first piano lessons from his mother, Lipatti became a student of Mihail Jora and Florica Musicescu at the Bucharest Conservatory.

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Organology Studies in Turkey – III

Etem Ruhi Üngör, at the 2004st International Symposium on Anatolian Music and Instruments in XNUMX, said that the first thing to do is to establish the Turkish Instruments Museum and…

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Alban Berg's Truth

In the past, when different interdisciplinary exchanges were seen, music played an important role in the sustainability of myths, as well as culture, like novels. Some…

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Unfinished Symphony

I am walking. 1…2…3… Headphones in my ears, my eyes are saturated with green. Wherever I go in Vienna, I find a park. I listen to unfinished songs, the words that come out of the notes are with me...

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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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What Color Is Your Sadness?

“Pink sadness… is the sadness of shame when you have done nothing wrong, pink sadness is not your fault and the slightest jolt causes it…

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Organology Studies in Turkey – II

With the suggestions of Paul Hindemith, the Music Teachers' School, which had been teaching for twelve years, was converted into the Ankara State Conservatory in 1936 and this…

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Have Things Turned Around?

For years, I have had the chance to experience that beyond the teacher-student communication in instrument education, there are many sharing opportunities with the opportunity to work one-on-one. With healthy dialogue…

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State Opera and Ballet

A Brief History of the Opera Audience and the Turkish Bourgeoisie According to the opera settlement of the French king, Louis the 15th, the high-ranking nobles were at the forefront of the lodges.

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On the Power of Music: Kafka

“Prayer and art are passionate acts of the will. Someone wants to transcend and develop the normal possibilities of the will. An art like prayer, reaching out through the darkness...

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Waltz in Vienna

I'm walking across the bridge, going through the middle ages. I came to this city for Kafka, but I was going to find Mozart too. Sometimes the roads prepare surprises for you, this is…

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Are We Aware of the Treasure Near Us?

The importance of starting music, sports and language education at a very young age is an undeniable fact. In these training areas where talent occupies a significant percentage, genetics…

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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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Organology Studies in Turkey – I

The organology discipline, which is derived from the Greek word organon, Latin organum, and which has passed into our language from the French organologie term, is briefly defined as the science of instruments. Mahmut Ragip Gazimihal…

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From Another World: Khorasan

We do not like everything that is beautiful in its own right. We need other dynamics to be able to love. Ancient philosophy uses the word philia, which means "love, enjoy".

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Conversation of Two Deaf

By 1818, Beethoven's hearing loss increased, and the composer had to carry a blank notebook and pen with him in order to communicate. By writing to the other party,…

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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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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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A Chamber Orchestra

He was lost for a moment, but he was awakened by the sound of the door opening. No matter how deep he had descended, he felt tired. He walked to the window and…

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Are We Drowning in Competitions?

One of the most important parts of the development process of a person who receives instrument training professionally is the goals set before him. In our exam-based education system, this…

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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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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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Love, Feast or Serenade

“Love is only the name of the desire and search of the whole.” Plato, Smyposion A table lined with long white linens… The month where the feast will start soon and plenty of wine will be drunk…

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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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King of Instruments: Church Organ

In this month's issue, we will include our conversation with Tarkan Şendal, the founder of the Istanbul Church Organs Team. With the establishment of Istanbul Church Organs, they are very…

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Schumann: Chopin Piano Sonata Review

Written by: R.SchumannPublished by: Die Neue Zeitschrift für MusikDate: 1841Translated by: Cihan Barut  A perceptive expert eye, after examining the first expressions of this sonata…

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Last Thing Forgotten

Recently, while thinking about my article this month, I thought of a movie I watched a long time ago. 50 First Dates. “50 First Kisses” in Our Country…

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Cyprien Katsaris

In addition to the pride of hosting a world giant in our boutique hall, we talked about the short three days we spent with this legendary name, which I personally admire.

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Eroticous and Eros

The need for art and beauty is an indirect need for sexual ecstasy. Friedrich Nietzsche Eroticism, death and eros are the aspects that ensure the continuity of human life. To each their own…

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Science Symphony

The meaning and importance of music for all of us is different, and so is the time we devote to it. Most of us spend our lives listening to music, going to concerts, listening to it at home,…

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Chabrier's Reflection

Emmanuel Chabrier, whose life styles are likened to Hector Berlioz and who started his life as a law student and continued as a composer years later,…

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Pandemic and Artist

It is not right to sacrifice the problems of which we do not know the past, to the conditions of the day. Of course, it is true that the industry has come to the point of extinction, but everything is fine before the epidemic.

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Maria Szymanowska

It is necessary to perceive great composers not as an isolated point of view, but as part of a bigger picture. This perspective doesn't make them any less valuable,…

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Dignity of the Beginning

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was empty, without landforms; was covered with vast darkness. The spirit of God was hovering above the waters. God said "Let there be light"...

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Listen, Listen and Feel Good.

When I was a kid, when I wasn't even going to school yet, there was such a mess at home in the evenings. As far as I can remember, I want to pass it on to you. My mother plays a cassette in her hand…

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Art and Criticism

Since the society does not dare to express its own opinion and there is no trust in the institution of criticism, the artist never and unequivocally decides what pleases the society and…

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İKSV and Ólafsson

I listened to NTV Radio in the morning; İKSV will be performing Mozart's piano concerto no. 30 with BIPO on Wednesday, August 30, on September 19 and October 23.

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Custody of Karl

With the 14th article of the will dated 1815 November 5, Carl van Beethoven left the custody of his son Karl to his composer brother Ludwig van Beethoven. His brother's wife, Johanna...

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What Will Art Do for Us?

Those who read Marcel Proust's book Les plaisirs et les Jours (Pleasures and Days), published in 1896, will remember. Proust uses the following sentence in his book: ''...

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Boulez's Mallarmé

After the Second World War, when the leading names of dodecaphonic music died not with their works and thoughts, but only with their bodies, the new generation...

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Beethoven with anecdotes

I'm sure you've heard a lot of nonsense about me being a nuisance, capricious, and impudent person whose music is to be avoided, but whose music is enjoyable. This…

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Liszt – Posted by Robert Schumann

Liszt in Leipzig – the first concert that took place on 17 March was an extraordinary and remarkable event. The audience is in the form of human hoards, in crowds and in large…

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Chat with Beethoven

Czech-born composer and music teacher Johann Wenzel Tomaschek visited Beethoven with his brother on 10 October 1814. Meyerbeer's 'Die…

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Webern in the Footsteps of Goethe

The artist tries to prove that he is in this world, even if he isolates himself from the world. It is the intention to tell; the purpose of being understood. Single…

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Understanding the Artwork

"Now ! Find 'something' that affects you and will be the beginning of your present life.” We can only achieve what is artistically true through feeling. To create…

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