Works of Tatyos Efendi, Vol. II - Vocal Masterpieces of Kemani Tatyos
Uşşak Taksim 4:34 Gamzedeyim Devá Bulmam 5:29 Bu Aksam Günbatarken 3:16 Güldün Eglendin 3:48 Göz Süzüp Yan Bakisinla Yine Aldatma Beni 3:32 Tanbur Taksim 3:19 Gönul Düstü Yine Gülzar-1 Zevje 3:51 Çektim Elimi 1:50 Rast Ney Taksim 2:39 Çeşm-I Fettanin 3:02 Mey-I Lâlinle Dil Mestâne Olsun 2:47 Bir Gönlüme Bir Hâ-I Perîsânima Baktim 5:05 Bilmem Ki Nedendir Bana Sen Hor Bakiyorsun? 2:26 Keman Taksim 2:14 Cana Firkatinle 2:37 Klarnet Taksim 1:45 Mâni Oluyor 2:40 Ehl-I Aşkin Neşvegâhi Kûşei Mey Hânedir 2:00 Ud Taksim 3:15 Atfetme Sakin Hançer-I Müjganini Nâgâh 3:34 Gel Elâ Gözlüm 3:36 Kanun Taksim 2:48 Gözüm Hasretle Giryandir 3:03
Kudsi Erguner is recognized as one of the modern masters of Ottoman Art Music. Born in Istanbul, he learned both the Sufi and Classical Turkish music traditions from his father Ulvi Erguner, the legendary scholar and ney master. The Kudsi Erguner Ensemble is presented here performing the works of Kemani Tatyos Efendi, an Armenian composer considered a musical legend from the last decades of the Ottoman Empire. Presented in two volumes, Volume One (CD4277) contains the complete instrumental works, saz semais and pexrevs, of Tatyos Efendi. Volume two (CD4278) contains a selection of Tatyos' most renowned xarkis or art songs. Detailed liner notes about the music and life of Tatyos contain analysis of his work and rare photographs of the master. His compositions, considered cornerstones of the classical literature, are interpreted here in the authentic performance style utilizing traditional period instruments. Eight piece ensemble featuring the Erguner brothers, keman, klarnet, ud, kanun, tanbur and def.
The Kudsi Erguner Ensemble: Kudsi Ergüner, ney; Süleyman Ergüner, ney; Baki Kemanci, keman; Sükrü Kabaci, klarnet; Hüsnü Anil, kanun; Mehmet Bitmez, ud; Necip Gülses, tanbur; Dogan Hosses, def.