Istanbul Kemençe

with Derya Türkan

  • Turkish
  • Kemençe
  • English

Description

This course will focus on the instrumental compositions of the later Ottoman period, from the 18th till the 20th century. This period of Ottoman music is considered to be when instrumental music reached its zenith. Many of the prominent composers of Ottoman music such as Nayi Osman Dede, Tanburi Osman Bey, Salih Dede, Tanburi Cemil Bey and Şerif Muhittin Targan were alive in this era. We will learn about the culture and perspective of these musicians, who lived in Istanbul.

This course is for kemençe players who are very comfortable with their instruments and already familiar with some repertoire, as this course will not focus on instrumental technique. The repertoire for this course includes “Rast Peşrev” and “Segah Saz Semaisi” by Nayi Osman Dede, “Acemaşiran Peşrev” by Salih Dede Efendi, “Ferahfeza Saz Semaisi” by Şerif Muhiddin Targan, “Saba Peşrev” by Tanburi Osman Bey, and “Suzidilara Saz Semaisi” by Cemil Bey. Through these compositions, we will learn about the style and character of peşrev and saz semai song forms, as well as various makams, such as Segah, Saba, Ferahfeza, Acemaşiran, Rast, and Suzidilara.

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: any level
  • Sight reading: intermediate
  • Transposition: intermediate
  • Learning by ear: intermediate
  • Composition: any level
  • Improvisation: any level

Schedule


Day Date Starts 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.


Other courses that may interest you


Intermediate
The Phrasing of Makam 2

with Ross Daly


$120$110 until Mar 23!

14 seats available

Intermediate
The Phrasing of Makam 2

with Ross Daly


$120$110 until Mar 9!

13 seats available

Intermediate
Classical Ottoman Singing

with Bora Uymaz


$192$182 until Mar 7!

19 seats available

Intermediate
Oud & Makam

with Giannis Koutis


$120$110 until Mar 5!

8 seats available

Beginner
Ney

with Christos Barbas


$128$118 until Mar 4!

20 seats available

Beginner
Istanbul Kemençe

with Chrysanthi Gkika


$192$182 until Mar 2!

15 seats available

Intermediate
Beginner
Beginner
Ney

with Christos Barbas


Past Course

Beginner
Beginner
Intermediate
Beginner
Intermediate
Ottoman Tanbur

with Murat Aydemir


Past Course

Beginner
Intermediate
The Phrasing of Makam

with Ross Daly


Past Course

Intermediate
The Phrasing of Makam

with Ross Daly


Past Course

Advanced
Intermediate
Frame Drums - FULL

with Zohar Fresco


Past Course

Intermediate
Intermediate
Intermediate
Intermediate
Intermediate
Experienced
Intermediate
Intermediate
Intermediate
Intermediate
Classical Arabic Singing

with Khaled Alhafed


$128

9 seats available

Intermediate
Intermediate
Beginner
Intermediate
Arabic Violin

with Naseem Dakwar


Past Course

Intermediate
Intermediate
Beginner
Intermediate
Ney

with Christos Barbas


Past Course

Beginner
Cretan Laouto

with Giorgos Xylouris


Past Course

Beginner
Cretan Laouto

with Giorgos Xylouris


Past Course

Intermediate
Beginner
Beginner
Arabic Darabuka

with Faisal Zedan


$128

11 seats available

Intermediate
Intermediate
Beginner
Intermediate
Intermediate
Anatolian Singing

with Veka Aler


Past Course

Beginner
Anatolian Singing

with Veka Aler


Past Course

Intermediate
Intermediate
Beginner
Kanun Technique & Repertoire

with Vasilis Zigkeridis


$192

14 seats available

Beginner
Intermediate
Songs of Crete

with Evgenia Damavoliti-Toli


$120$110 until Mar 19!

18 seats available

Experienced
Anatolian Singing

with Veka Aler


$120$110 until Mar 5!

18 seats available

Intermediate
Intermediate
Home Recording & Production for Acoustic Music

with Efrén López


$120$110 until Mar 5!

18 seats available

Intermediate
Beginner
Iranian Tombak

with Pedram Khavarzamini


$128$118 until Mar 5!

12 seats available

Intermediate
Azerbaijani Mugham & Repertoire

with Arslan Hazreti


$120

14 seats available

Intermediate
Songs from the Aegean

with Avgerini Gatsi


$120$110 until Mar 12!

15 seats available

Experienced
Hindustani Raga & Improvisation

with Indradeep Ghosh


$128$118 until Mar 5!

12 seats available

Intermediate Arabic
غناء الموشحات العربية

with Khaled Alhafed


$128$118 until Mar 15!

20 seats available

Intermediate Turkish
Kanunda Yunan Geleneğinin Yansımaları

with Asineth Fotini Kokkala


$120$110 until Mar 12!

20 seats available

Beginner
Persian Ney

with Kianoush Khalilian


Past Course

Become a member

Save 10% on all courses for 365 days


Suitable Regions

Americas
Europe / Middle East