Author : Haluk YÜCEL -Hande TAŞÇEŞME
Number of pages : 48-67


Classical Turkish Music is predominantly the music and has developed through an education system called “meşk”. Execution, attitude and style, which are the main elements in “meşk” training; It is transferred to the student from his teacher by means of memorization and imitation. During the periods when the note is not used or if the performance of sufficient scores is not performed, the musical works have been prevented to be forgotten to a great extent by preventing the musical works from generation to bird. Classical Turkish Music includes many types of oral compositions such as “Kâr, Kârçe, Kâr-ı Natık, Beste, Ağır Semâî, Yürük Semâî” and Song. The oldest work we have today belongs to the type of Profit. Profits are known to be the most magnificent among the non-religious composition types, and the first example in this composition type belongs to Abdülkâdir Merâgî. XV. Many composers who have produced works of this ancient composition type have been trained since the 19th century. One of the most important of these composers is Ebubekir Ağa. The main subject of this study is the analysis of Ebubekir Ağa's work, which was accepted as one of the most important representatives of the “Lale” period in Turkish music history, in the form of “Kâr” in the makam Yegâh. The “Yegâh makam” and the form of ancient Turkish music, which is less used today, is presented in detail in this study and presented to the information of the researchers. In this article, an attempt was made to introduce the musical life of Ebubekir Ağa as a composer, his position in Classical Turkish music, and “Kâr in the Yegâh makam” he composed. At the same time, the authority of Yegâh was explained by the descriptions of various theorists from “Urmiyeli Safiyüddin”, which is called the Systemist School, from the theories.


Ebubekir Ağa, “Kâr in Yegâh makam”, A Thematic Analysis Turkish Music Types

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