Let's Sing Folk Songs

This course aims to enable participants to sing folk songs appropriately in consideration of local varieties. During this eight-week course, participants will get general knowledge of Turkish folk music, songs with and without lyrics, distribution of folk songs by region, classification of musical instruments used in Turkish folk music, and learn to sing some regional folk songs. This course is particularly important for appropriate transfer of traditional folk songs to future generations.

Participants will be able to develop appropriate manners and breath techniques when singing, provided that they listen to records of activities regularly and carefully.

The aims of the course are to enable participants:
1. to define Turkish folk music, to get familiar with melodies with and without lyrics, and to classify musical instruments used in Turkish folk music,
2. to perform folk songs of Central Anatolia properly, in view of local varieties,
3. to perform folk songs of Eastern Anatolia properly, in view of local varieties,
4. to perform folk songs of Southeastern Anatolia properly, in view of local varieties,
5. to perform folk songs of Black Sea Region properly, in view of local varieties,
6. to perform folk songs of Aegean Region properly, in view of local varieties,
7. to perform folk songs of Mediterranean Region properly, in view of local varieties,
8. to perform folk songs of Thrace properly, in view of local varieties.

WEEKLY PROGRAM:
Week 1 – Nature of Turkish folk music, Local names, Musical instruments
Week 2 – Performing folk songs of Central Anatolia
Week 3 – Performing folk songs of Eastern Anatolia
Week 4 – Performing folk songs of Southeastern Anatolia
Week 5 – Performing folk songs of Black Sea Region
Week 6 – Performing folk songs of Aegean Region
Week 7 – Performing folk songs of Mediterranean Region
Week 8 – Performing folk songs of Thrace

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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