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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.
We are getting ready ready for Summer Classes 2021! Are you considering studying music theory? Check out our range of online classes. The new Listening Class includes online posts available here (starting with March 14)
Kathryn Woodard will present a pedagogy workshop on "Syncopation, Cross-Rhythms and Aksak Meter" at the Art in Motion Symposium held online on June 4-5, 2021 (Registration required)
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