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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.
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
Please consider registering your piano student for our new piano exams as a means to promote global piano repertoire.
Check out the video pages for the Anthology of Turkish Piano Music:
View one of our featured titles, "Victory March" by Leyla Saz here.
And listen to the new recording of "Victory March" arranged for wind ensemble by Kathryn Woodard and performed by the South Dakota State University Wind Ensemble (Jacob Wallace, cond.) in the Audio Player below