… Although this new music is being gradually accepted, there are still people, who while admitting that it is “interesting,” say: “but is it music?” Indeed to stubbornly conditioned ears, anything new in music has always been called noise. But after all, what is music but organized noises? And a composer, like all artists, is an organizer of disparate elements. Subjectively, noise is any sound one doesn’t like. – Edgard Varèse, 1962
Taking the side of the weak, the piece expresses the clashes between those in power and those who are oppressed. It acknowledges that the struggle will continue forever; forming an ”eternal spiral”.
Composed in April, 2010; revised in December, 2010.
Original composition for classical guitar by Leo Brouwer in 1971.
Guitar recording from the ”Guitar Recital” album by Dmitris Regginos, 2004.
Samples from freesound.org and Youtube.
Having a high sensational, perceptual and cognitive capability, human beings rarely think about their limits or errors. They forget that they can be confused or deceived…
Composed in February, 2010.
Samples from freesound.org and Acoustical Society of America.
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I have been playing classical guitar since 2001. Between 2005 and 2009, I have studied in Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory Half-Time Classical Guitar Program. I had the opportunity to study with some of the best classical guitarists in Ankara, such as the world-known classical guitar virtuoso Ahmet Kanneci. Read more…
Meaning crossword of music, Crossole is a musical instrument where music is visualized as a set of virtual blocks that resemble a crossword puzzle. In Crossole, the chord progressions are visually presented by these virtual blocks. Read more…
Beatscape is a mixed virtual-physical environment for musical ensembles where sound objects interact with temporal waves to create rhythmic grooves. Part of the ensemble manipulates physical objects representing sounds while the other part triggers the sound objects by generating waves with hand gestures. Read more…
In LOLC, the musicians in the laptop orchestra use a live-coding language to create and share rhythmic motives based on a collection of recorded sounds. The language encourages musicians to share their code with each other, developing an improvisational conversation over time as material is looped, borrowed, and transformed. Read more…
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Süleyman Bağcıoğlu – Guitar
Fatih Korkmaz – Vocals
Cem Malak – Bass Guitar
Kemal Ayvalık – Keyboard
Barış Menküer – Drums
Road to School, Short Movie is a short movie directed by Yiğitalp Ertem in 2010. The movie narrates youngsters’ university period and the life that they are thrown once the school is over. I have done foley, sound design and mixing for the short movie. Read more…
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A journey in interactive contemporary dance and music to apprehend the artistic point of view.
Foley project in Recording & Mixing course in Fall, 2009.
Transcribed BWV 926, BWV 924, BWV 935, BWV 953 by Johan Sebastian Bach from piano to classical guitar(s) under the supervision of Prof. Ahmet Kanneci.
Technical assistance to the Sonic Generator, the ensemble-in-residence at Georgia Institute of Technology, between August, 2009 and May, 2011.
Guthman Musical Instrument Competition
Technical assistance in the annual musical instrument competition, hosted by the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology.
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