Karl Signell Recordings: Necdet Yasar, 1971-12-16

Overview of the Collection

Signell, Karl
Karl Signell Recordings: Necdet Yasar
3 items  :  OT - 1 reel (7 1/2 ips, 1/2 tr. stereo, 7"); WD - 1 CD (digital, stereo); 1 WAV file (48 kHz, 24-bit); Duration: 00:23:37
Collection Number
Concert recorded by Karl Signell, December 16, 1971; venue - Karatay Medrese, Konya, Turkey.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065430974
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Karl Signell is perhaps best known for his publications in Turkish music, especially "Makam: Modal practice in Turkish art music". He has done extensive field research in the U.S. and in more than a dozen countries abroad, including Turkey, Indonesia, and Japan.

Besides editing Ethnomusicology OnLine https://www.umbc.edu/eol/, his multimedia projects include other Web sites, CDs, CD-ROMs, and audio documentaries such as "The Nature of Music" series and "Music in a new world: America's ethnic traditions" series.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Performers: Necdet Yaşar/tanbur; Akagündüz Kutbayey; Arif Bişerey.

Contents: Turkish classical instrumental music - 1. Hicaz-Hümȃyȗn Peşrev (1-hane and a teslim), Veli Dede (composer); 2. Karşilik Taksimi (Triple Taksim); 3. "Çêçen Kızı" ("Girl from Chechen") in Hüseyni Makam, Tanburi Cemil Bey (composer)

Additional physical description information: OT box marked "2-tr. stereo"; however, signal in right channel is so weak that we made WT from left channel signal only [could OT be 1/2 tr. mono?]. The non-Turkish material on side 2 (left channel) is unidentified; no WT made.

Tape digitized 4/2016 (WAV, 48 kHz, 24-bit) - 72-18.1.wav (23:37)

Documentation: E-mail correspondence with collector.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
Concert: Necdet Yasar, Akagunduz Kutbay & Arif Biser
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 3

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Classical Music--Turkey
  • Concerts
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Music--Turkey
  • Turks--Middle East--Middle East

Geographical Names

  • Asia
  • Middle East--Middle East--General Middle East

Form or Genre Terms

  • Sound recordings

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Biser, Arif (performer)
    • Kutbay, Akagündüz, 1934- (performer)
    • Yaşar, Necdet (performer)