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Kudsi Erguner: Islamic Mystics and Mevlevi Sufi

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 07 February 2010

The music of the Sufi tradition in the Ottoman empire is vastly different to Western Classical music with no sense of either harmony or counterpoint. Catherine Bott talks with master of the Ney flute and of traditional Mevlevi Sufi, Kudsi Erguner about this striking musical world.

PLAYLIST:

SEMAI FERAHFEZA: Taksim
Kudsi Erguner (ney flute)
UNESCO D8204
Track 3

MAKAM MAHUR: Ney Taksim by Aka Gündüz Kutbay; Pesrev (Gazi Giray Han) Ensemble Ulvi Erguner Enderun.
Al Sur ALCD 108
Tracks 4; 1

TRADITIONAL: Ey bulbul-I seydâ (Oh Crying Nightingale from the poems of Niyazi'I Misrî)
Fevri Misir & the Kudsi Erguner Ensemble
TIMES SQUARE TSQCD9057
Track 5

TRADITIONAL: Taksim
Performers not listed (Kudsi Erguner CD)
PLAYASOUND PS65120
Track 5

MAKAM SEGAH: Taksim
Kudsi Erguner
UNESCO D8204
Track 11

TRADITIONAL: Allah Ya Daim (Eternal God)
Performers not listed (Kudsi Erguner CD)
PLAYASOUND PS65120
Track 7

KUDSI ERGUNER: Voyager
Kudsi Erguner (Ney)
Suleyman Erguner (Ney)
CMP CD2101
Track 8.

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