Niyaz - Sufi Songs of Love

Niyaz – Sufi Songs of Love

This album illustrates the rich variety of Sufi devotional songs of the Ottoman Turkish tradition. These songs, as essential components of the Sufi remembrance ceremony, were developed over centuries by integrating spiritual practice with artistic expression in both music and poetry. Ahmet Erdogdular performs lyrical masterpieces with vocal and instrumental improvisations exploring the wealth of […]

Songs of the Sultans

Songs of the Sultans

Songs of the Sultans offers a selection of some of the most sophisticated masterpieces of Turkish classical music. Carefully chosen compositions, some of which have never been performed solo in modern time, are revived in this album by Ahmet Erdoğdular and the finest musicians of contemporary Turkish classical music. Ahmet Erdoğdular is the first representative […]

Gülizar

Gülizar

In this album Ahmet Erdogdular’s live performance offers an exhilarating concert experience. The masterpieces were composed to poetry and in makams evocative of love, brought to life by some of the best musicians of Turkish classical music. Rich with gazel and taksim – vocal and instrumental improvisation, Gülizar presents the wealth of Turkish repertoire and […]

Sultan Composers

Music of the Sultans, Sufis & Seraglio

Music of the Sultans, Sufis & Seraglio Lalezar Ensemble , Traditional Crossroads 2001, New York, USA (US production of Ottoman Turkish Music Anthology) Vol. 1: Sultan Composers