Information Package / Course Catalogue
Traditional Kanun Teaching Methods and Techniques
Course Code: GTM506
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
Objectives of the Course

Improving maqam knowledge in Traditional Turkish Art Music, creating the ability to make maqam passages.

Course Content

Playing a full four of the works from below, close works and creating an instrumental repertoire.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Improving the performance skills of instrumental works in Traditional Turkish Art Music
2.Gaining the ability to demonstrate the performance of qanun in Traditional Turkish Art Music at national and international events with the awareness of professional and ethical responsibility.
3.Consciousness and skill of transferring the knowledge gained about Traditional Turkish Art Music and Qanun instrument during the application to the next generations.
4.Ability to use the knowledge and skills gained in the field of qanun instrument in teaching the instrument.
5.To be able to follow the innovations and problems about the Qanun instrument.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Onur Akdoğu - What is Taksim? How Structures ?, a repertoire composed of notes of various instrumental and verbal works.
2.Tahir Aydoğdu-QANUN METHOD
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical & Practice
Near and bridge transition studies
Week 2 - Theoretical & Practice
Şedaraban Peşrev / Tanburi Cemil Bey, Şedaraban Saz Semai / Tanburi Cemil Bey
Week 3 - Theoretical & Practice
Hicazkar Peşrev / Tanburi Cemil Bey, Hicazkar Saz Semai / Kemal Niyazi Seyhun
Week 4 - Theoretical & Practice
Hicazkar Saz Semai / Tanburi Cemil Bey
Week 5 - Theoretical & Practice
Hicazkar Sirto / Usta Sebuh
Week 6 - Theoretical & Practice
Kürdilihicazkar Peşrev / Kemençeci Vasil, Kürdilihicazkar Peşrev / Tanburi Cemil Bey, Kürdilihicazkar Saz Semai / Kemani Tatyos Efendi
Week 7 - Theoretical & Practice
Kürdilihicazkar Longa / Kemani Sebuh
Week 8 - Theoretical & Practice
Week 9 - Theoretical & Practice
Taksim: Definition, method, types of Taksim and examples. (Source: What is Taksim, how to do it / Onur Akdoğu)
Week 10 - Theoretical & Practice
Kürdilihicazkar Saz Semai / Reşat Aysu
Week 11 - Theoretical & Practice
Kürdilihicazkar Saz Semai / Reşat Aysu
Week 12 - Theoretical & Practice
Kürdilihicazkar Longa / Kemani Sebuh
Week 13 - Theoretical & Practice
Studies on playing a full 4 of works below, makam passag studies and taksim studies
Week 14 - Theoretical & Practice
Suzidil Peşrev / Tanburi Ali Efendi Suzidil Saz Semai / Fahri Kopuz – Sedat Öztoprak
Week 15 - Theoretical & Practice
Hisar Peşrev / Refik Fersan Hisar Buselik Peşrev / Neyzen Halil Can Hisar Buselik Peşrev / Zeki Mehmed Ağa Hisar Buselik Saz Semai / Tanburi Osman Bey
Week 16 - Theoretical & Practice
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory146198
Midterm Examination15510
Final Examination117017
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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