Saz: Hüzzam sarki

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Gürsel Kocak and ensemble
by Leyla Saz

Story

"Sarki" is an Ottoman song form. "Hüzzam" denotes the mode used in this song. Both the lyrics and music are by Leyla Saz (1850-1936).

This song and the Victory March are discussed in the article "Music in the Ottoman Imperial Harem and the Life of Ottoman Composer Leyla Saz" (Back to Research page)

Lyrics

"Ey sabahi hüsn ü anin afitabi-i enveri" 

The morning brings the beauty of the sun.

The nightingale lingers in the elgant garden

How was it possible for me to love you

In this state with no room in my heart?

 

 

NEWS

  

 

Come celebrate Gamelan Gita Santi's inaugural season with a performance and Liwetan feast sponsored by the Philadelphia Folklore Project! Wednesday, December 11 

 

Mid-America Freedom Band under the direction of Lee Hartman will perform "Victory March" by Leyla Saz/(Woodard), March 1, 2020 in Kansas City, MO

QUICK Links

 

Listen to Aegean Spring! An arrangement of Ulvi Cemal Erkin's piano pieces by Kathryn Woodard, performed by the Haverford-Brayn Mar College Orchestra

 

Check out the video pages for the Anthology of Turkish Piano Music:

Volume I

Volume II

Volume III 

 

Listen to an excerpt of "Aegean Spring" read at the Midwest Clinic Orchestra Reading session here!

 

View one of our featured titles, "Victory March," here.

 

Sheet Music Audio

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