Online Lecture: EUTERPE: Reform, Notation and Ottoman Music in Early 19th-Century Istanbul

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Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
October 19, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Music and Music History

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA, is pleased to announce an upcoming lecture by Dr. Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 | 2:30 PM (Eastern Time, UTC -4) | Zoom
EUTERPE: Reform, Notation and Ottoman Music in Early 19th-Century Istanbul
Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol, New England Conservatory

In this lecture, Dr. Sanlıkol will discuss Euterpe (1830), the first printed collection of classical Ottoman/Turkish music in Byzantine neumes. Professor Sanlıkol has transcribed many of the 102 pieces in the collection into the modified staff notation used by classical Turkish music. He will present a selection of these transcriptions as well as consider the historical circumstances that influenced Euterpe’s publication.

Advance registration required. Registration closes at 10:00 AM (ET) on October 19, 2021. Register: https://maryjahariscenter.org/events/euterpe

Part of the Boston Byzantine Music Festival Lecture Series exploring the musical heritage of the Byzantine Empire. The Boston Byzantine Music Festival is a program of the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture.

Contact Brandie Ratliff (mjcbac@hchc.edu), Director, Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture with any questions.

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Brandie Ratliff, Director, Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture

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