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Album of Gazneli Mahmud

Palace of Aynalıkavak Miniature
Surfing does you good when you are more concentrated and oriented on what you want to learn. Than little beautiful knowledge pop-ups pop in...

Alla Turca

What business did Western Classical Music Composers have imitating Turkish military music? I have always been keen to know...

A lament to Atatürk Airport (aka Yeşilköy Airport)

1953 Yesilkoy airport
Let’s start with a small background of our Aviation History. It all began back in 1st June 1911, in Yeşilköy...

Turkish Folk Music Instruments

Turkish musical instruments
Turkey has a wide diversity of musical instruments, some of which have existed there for over a thousand years while others have been...

Listening To Turkish Music

Detail from an illustration by Levni, showing the Festival Chronicle of Vehbi (Surna-me-i Vehbi). Unesco World Art Series: Turkey, Ancient Miniatures. Paris 1961
When listening to a “new” type of music for the first time, it is sometimes difficult to be able to hear the...

On Turkish Music

Zurna player and the wedding guests at a mountain village wedding in Geben 1960
Islam and music Some orientations within Islam have a restrictive view on music that is performed solely for...

The Master Hands Of Jazz Are In Istanbul

26th İstanbul Jazz Festival Poster
THE 26TH  ISTANBUL JAZZ FESTIVAL THE MASTER HANDS OF JAZZ ARE IN ISTANBUL - 29 June – 18...

Caz Dokunan Eller İstanbul’da

26. Caz Festivali Poster
26. İSTANBUL CAZ FESTİVALİ /29 Haziran-18 Temmuz 2019 İstanbul Kültür Sanat Vakfı (İKSV) tarafından, 22 yıldır Garanti Bankası sponsorluğunda...

The Afro-Cuban Medina

“I Insist,” Léopold Sédar Senghor, Senegal’s first president said in a speech, “that the poem is perfect only when it becomes a song: words and music at...

Dünya Müzikleri

Dünya Müzikleri
Müzik hiç kuşkusuz evrenin iyileştirici gücü! Özellikle 21. yüzyıla adım atan insanoğlunun şu günlerde ihtiyacı olduğu en önemli devalardan biri.