The Phrasing of Makam 1

with Ross Daly

  • Turkish, Greek
  • All Instruments
  • English

Description

This course is designed to assist students in understanding the makam system primarily through phrase material rather than through theoretical constructs such as scales and tetrachords/pentachords. Through this experiential approach, the nuance, sound and atmosphere of each makam will gradually become familiar, allowing them to integrate into our own musical understanding and experience. The compositions listed have been chosen due to their clarity and variety of phrasing. We will analyze them in detail, especially highlighting the phrase material which is characteristic of a makam. A medium level command of one’s instrument as well as a similar level of sight-reading ability is required to participate in this course. 

Courses 1, 2, and 3 do not necessarily have to be followed in order. They work at the same level, the only difference being that the makams discussed are different. Therefore a student could begin with either 1, 2 or 3 and continue with the other two as is most convenient. The same will be true for courses 4, 5 and 6, although, in this case, having knowledge of the material covered in the first three will be a prerequisite. 
 
Repertoire:
 
Rast
 1) “Rast Seyir” - Ross Daly
 2) “Rast Seyir” - Şefik Gürmeriç
 3) “Rast Şarkı - Görsem Seni Doyunca” - Dede Efendi
 4) “Rast Peşrev” - Kemani Tatyos Efendi
 5) “Rast Saz Semâi” - Kemani Tatyos Efendi
Mahur
 1) “Mahur Seyir” - Şefik Gürmeriç
 2) “Mahur Peşrev” - Rauf Yekta Bey
 3) “Mahur Şarkı - Al yanına bir dil-nüvaz” - Dellalzâde
 4) “Mahur Saz Semâi” - Kemençeci Nikolaki
 5) “Mahur Peşrev” - Tanburi Cemil Bey
 
Uşşak
 1) “Uşşak Seyir” - Şefik Gürmeriç
 2) “Uşşak Peşrev” - Zurnazen İbrahim
 3) “Uşşak Curcuna - Başa Bela” - Çik Ganimian
 4) “Uşşak Saz Semâi” - Neyzen Salih Dede
 5) “Uşşak Saz Semâi” - Neyzen Aziz Dede
 6) “Uşşak Şarkı - Ağladırlar Güldürürler” - Dede Efendi
 
Beyati
 1) “Beyati İlahi - Gubari payine almam” - Rıfat Bey
 2) “Beyati Saz Semâi” - Kanuni Ömer
 3) “Beyati Peşrev” - Neyzen Emin Dede
 4) “Beyati Peşrev” - Şeyfettin Osmanoğlu
 5) “Beyati Saz Semâi” - Ross Daly
 
Hüseyni
 1) “Hüseyni Seyir” - Ross Daly
 2) “Hüseyni Şarkı - Hicran oku Sinem deler” - Şevki Bey
 3) “Hüseyni Saz Semâi” - Lavtacı Anton
 4) “Hüseyni Peşrev” - Lavtacı Anton
 5) “Hüseyni Şarkı - Bır yana eğdir fesin ey nev cihan” - Nikoğos Ağa
 6) “Hüseyni Şarkı - Çektim elimi gayri bu dünya hevesinden” - Kemani Tatyos Efendi
 
Muhayyer
 1) “Muhayyer Seyir” - Şefik Gürmeriç
 2) “Muhayyer Peşrev” - Neyzen Selim Bey
 3) “Muhayyer Saz Semâi” - Tanburi Cemil Bey
 4) “Muhayyer Saz Semâi” - Neyzen Selim Bey
 5) “Muhayyer Saz Semâi” - Ross Daly
 6) “Muhayyer Şarkı - Batan gün kana benziyor” - Sadettın Kaynak §

This course includes

  • 15 Hours of Instruction
  • Lifetime Access to Video Recordings
  • Certificate of Completion

Student requirements

  • Instrumental technique: intermediate
  • Western theory: any level
  • Modal music theory: basic
  • Sight reading: intermediate
  • Transposition: any level
  • Learning by ear: intermediate
  • Composition: any level
  • Improvisation: any level

Day Date Start Finish
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm

In case a class is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, one or more additional make-up classes will take place at the same time on the same weekdays following the last week of classes.


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