GALLERY OF TONES | Workshop Makam with Cengiz Arslanpay

April, 24th | 12:00 – 13:30

In this workshop, Cengiz will explore with you the tonal richness of some of the basic makams of early Ottoman music. In addition, he is also going to analyze some characteristic forms of this music and talk about the phenomenon of taksim (traditional improvisation)

With this ticket you also have access to the concert of Cengiz with Trio SonCé at 15:00

Tickets €25.-:

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Supported by Gemeente Amsterdam.

Cengiz Arslanpay (1989)

Cengiz is a member of Gallery of Tones. His a multi-instrumentalist, sound designer, music technologist and composer. His music is notable for its combination of authentic primal instruments with electronic sounds. With his collection of flutes from all over the world he mixes different sound worlds together. He is mainly specialized in playing the Ney (reed flute).

Teaching and coaching

Cengiz’s classes are designed for instrumentalists who have an affinity for the theory and practice of early Ottoman music or Turkish Art music. Cengiz is an excellent player of the Ney and has knowledge and experience in repertoire of this music. In workshops and lessons the focus is on the different tonalities within the music system, compositional styles and instruments.

You can also approach him for online classes.

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