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Folk and Traditional Music of Turkey

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Folk and Traditional Music of Turkey

This collection of Turkish music consists of different traditional and folk music from the various regions of Turkey. Listeners can also gain a sense of the different traditional instruments of turkey including the baglama or saz, a traditional Turkish stringed instrument, as well as the percussion of wooden spoons which are played in the manner of castanets. The collection also includes the Turkish version of Romeo and Juliet or as they are known in Turkey, Mecnun and Leyla.

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Track Listing

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Bir Rumeli Dugun Havasi Istanbul University Folk Chorus and Folk Instrumental Group 2:39
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102
Hovarda Zeybek Musicians with violin, kanun, clarinet, and darbuka 3:14
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103
Köröglu Mixed singers, instrumentalists 2:55
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104
Genç Osman Ankara Radio Folk Music Group 2:52
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105
Benim Yarim Minstrel and his female partner from Middle Anatolia 3:00
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106
Mecnun and Leyla Aşik Veysel 2:46
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107
Sevdanin-Denizi Basharan 3:15
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201
Folk Dance Folk Instrumental Ensemble 2:33
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202
Anadolu Kadin Oyunu Osman Pehlivan 2:47
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203
Sin Sin Oyun Havasi Folk Instrumental Ensemble 2:30
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204
Karadeniz Oyun Havasi Black Sea folk singer with kemenche 2:55
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205
Kemençemin Telleri Black Sea folk singer Sadik 2:58
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206
Halay Davul and zurna players from Malatya 2:59
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207
Abdunun Mezari Male singer, violinist 3:28
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