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Songs and Dances of Turkey

Various Artists
Songs and Dances of Turkey

Songs and Dances of Turkey presents ancient classical music, folk songs, popular songs, and modern classical music from Turkey. Native instruments such as the darbuka (hand drum), kaval (end-blown flute), and baglama are featured prominently. Also included are dances such as the zeybek (from the Aegean provinces) in which dancers spread their arms broadly in imitation of an eagle in flight. Liner notes include a brief introduction, track notes, and illustrations of some of the featured instruments.

RELATED LESSON PLAN
"Let’s Dance Like an Eagle: Zeybek Dance in Turkey"
"Folk Music of Turkey: The Songs and Dances of Anatolia and the Black Sea"

Track Listing

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Dance of Kars n/a 1:53
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102
Hop, Hop, Hop Love Song from Central Turkey n/a 2:09
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103
Zeybek (Dance from Izmir) n/a 1:31
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104
Zeybek (Dance from Izmir) n/a 1:18
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105
Girl from Kermen Love Song from Central Turkey n/a 2:03
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106
Dance (from Rize on the Black Sea) n/a 1:33
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107
Camel Bells n/a 1:42
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108
Waters of the Valley Love Song from Erzurum n/a 2:00
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109
Kazaska Dance from Kars n/a 1:38
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110
Dance from Rise on the Black Sea n/a 1:10
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111
Shepard's Song Dance from Rize on the Black Sea n/a 0:42
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112
Bacon is in the Larder, The Dance from Rize on the Black Sea n/a 1:35
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113
Black Pepper Popular Love Song from Istanbul n/a 1:37
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201
Classic Song (Istanbul) n/a 3:54
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202
Classic Song (Istanbul) n/a 2:35
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203
Flute Solo(Istanbul) n/a 1:33
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204
Zuma and Davul (Dance from Ankara) n/a 1:50
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205
Zuma and Davul (Dance from Ankara) n/a 1:06
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206
Mehter (Classical from Istanbul) n/a 5:01
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207
Izmir March n/a 3:14
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208
Dance from Kars n/a 2:15
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209
Every Morning, Every Dawn Love Song from the Trabzon on the Black Sea + n/a 2:28

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