The contemporary voice of Turkish music

 

Atilla Aledemir, Violin
Ş
evki Karayel, piano

Catalog number 21026


This CD presents works of composers from different periods, who could justly be said to represent “the contemporary voice of Turkish music”. The selection of works for violin and piano does justice to the technical peculiarities of each individual work and gives a hearing to Turkish music of the 20th century as a whole.

AHMED ADNAN SAYGUN (1907-1991)
Demet – Suite for violin and piano
ILHAN USMANBA
Ş (*1921)
„Approximate Duo“ for violin and piano
(dedicated to Atilla Aldemir and Ş
evki Karayel)
FAZIL SAY (*1970)
Sonata for violin and piano
MUAMMER SUN (*1932)
Three pieces for violin and piano
MELIHA DOGUDUYAL
Vacuum (dedicated to Atilla Aldemir)
Encore (dedicated to Atilla Aldemir and
Şevki Karayel)

“This CD recording can claim to be one of the most serious and professional productions of works by Turkish composers which has ever been released, either in Turkey or elsewhere in the world. It fills me with pride and pleasure to have played, with my composition, a small part in this production.“

Fazil Say