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Muammer Sun: “Lament” from Country Colors Book I, No. 3 (1954)
Ulvi Cemal Erkin: “Zeybek” from Impressions (1937)
Ilhan Baran: “Aksak” from Three Abstract Dances (1958)
Hasan Uçarsu: “Phaselis” from Reminiscences of a Summer Journey (1996)
Phaselis was an ancient Greek and Roman city on the coast of Lycia. (Modern-day Turkey in Antalya province)
Ilhan Mimaroğlu: Rosa (1978)
Necil Kazim Akses: No. 8 from Ten Piano Pieces (1964)
Cemal Reşit Rey: No. 8 from Ten Folk Songs (1967)
Hasan Ferit Alnar: “Köçek Havasi” from Turkish Dance Suite (1932)
Ahmed Adnan Saygun: Etude on an Aksak Rhythm, Op. 38, No. 5 (1964)
From a live performance, the Etude (starting at 2:40) is paired with a movement by Croatian composer Ivan Bozicevic.
View the ★★★★★ reviews for our recent Lessons with Big Red Bird class!
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Learn about Ottoman composer Leyla Saz and listen to her Victory March from 1908 in several arrangements. This work is featured on ...And We Were Heard in a performance by Jacob Wallace and the South Dakota State University Wind Ensemble (also available in the audio player below). Peruse instrumental arrangements available for purchase here