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Hüseyin Türkmenler/Günay Türkmenler/Huseyin & Gunay Turkm: Folk Music from Turkey

Track List

>Hüdayda
>Burasi Mustur
>Actimola Su Sivas'in Gülü Yapragi
>Ölem Ben Ölem Ben
>Taksim [Improvisation]/Cicekdagi
>Taksim [Improvisation]
>Taksim [Improvisation]/Alim Gitme Pazara
>Gelmisem, Görmüsem, Isterem Seni
>Siyah Percemini
>Taksim [Improvisation]/Bolu Gelin Karsilamasi
>Gelin Oy Oy
>Macka Yollari

Album Remarks & Appraisals:

Saz (long-necked lute) maestro Hüseyin Türkmenler and his wife Günay perform Turkish love songs and lover's laments - a rich and diverse repertoire of folk songs as well as instrumental dances and taksims. Additonal instruments are darbuka (goblet drum), def (frame drum with jingles) and zil (finger cymbals). Artist biographies and info about each of the songs, plus lyrics.

Album Notes

Full performer name: Huseyin Turkmenler/Gunay Turkmenler.

Personnel: Gunay Turkmenler (vocals); Huseyin Turkmenler (saz, kabak kemane); Muammer Saglan (darbouka, percussion); Suleyman Karalargil (nay, zurna).

Recorded at ARC Music Studio, East Grinstead, United Kingdom in February 1998. Includes liner notes by Huseyin Turkmenler & Diz Heller.

Personnel: Günay Türkmenler (vocals); Hüseyin Türkmenler (saz).

Audio Mixer: George Altheus.

Liner Note Authors: Diz Heller; Hüseyin Türkmenler.

Recording information: Blue Moon Studios, London, UK.

Photographer: Hasan Mustafa.



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