‘Ottoman Miracles’ on the “2013 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts”

July 21, 2014

Tonight at 7:00 on “The Evening Concert” on WILL, FM-90.9 it’s the “Ottoman Miracles” from the Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts. Howard Griffiths conducts the National Youth Orchestra of Germany in familiar works by Falla and Ravel, and “Ritual Dance” by Turkish composer Ahmed Saygun, whose works show “a mastery of Western musical practice, while incorporating traditional Turkish folk songs”.

Monday July 21: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts: (#13-03): OTTOMAN MIRACLES

National Youth Orchestra of Germany/Howard Griffiths, conductor;

Murat Coskun, frame drum; Derya Türkan, kemençe

Manuel de Falla: El amor Brujo (Love, the Magician)

Maurice Ohana (1913-1992): Livre des Prodiges (Book of Marvels)

Murat Coskun (1972-): Improvisation on the Frame Drum

Ahmed Adnan Saygun (1907-1991): Ayin Raksi (Ritual Dance), Op. 57

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, arr arranged by Murat Coskun: Overture: The Abduction from the Seraglio,

Maurice Ravel: Bolero

Ferit Tüzün (1929-1977): Capriccio à la Turque

National Youth Orchestra of Germany/ Frank Strobel, conductor; Jarrod Cagwin, frame drum

Rabih Abou-Khalil (1957-); Once Upon a Dervish

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