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Ottoman classical music (Türk Sanat Müziği) is a kind of music that developed parallel with the Ottoman Empire. As the Empire grew, elements of conquered peoples were incorporated into the increasingly diverse field of Ottoman music. With the decline of the empire in the early 19th century, the music gradually evolved from serious artistic music to shallow "metropolitan entertainment music" [1]  (http://www.kultur.gov.tr/portal/kultur_en.asp?belgeno=5882). The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power Imperial motto El Muzaffer Daima The Ever Victorious (as written in tugra) Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital İstanbul ( Constantinople/Asitane/Konstantiniyye ) Sovereigns Sultans of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40 million Area 12+ million km² Establishment 1299 Dissolution October 29, 1923... Classical music is music considered classical, as sophisticated and refined, in a regional tradition. ... The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power Imperial motto El Muzaffer Daima The Ever Victorious (as written in tugra) Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital İstanbul ( Constantinople/Asitane/Konstantiniyye ) Sovereigns Sultans of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40 million Area 12+ million km² Establishment 1299 Dissolution October 29, 1923... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Ottoman Empire was a multi-ethnic state, and cultural influences, include music, were shared by groups including the Turks, Armenians, Arabs, Greeks, Byzantines, Persians and Jews. This is the disambiguation page for the terms Turk, Turkey, Turkic, and Turkish. ... Armenian may refer to: The Armenian people. ... Arab (disambiguation). ... The word Greek has a number of meanings relating to Greece, including: Architecture of Ancient Greece Art in Ancient Greece Greek alphabet Greek colonies Cuisine of Greece Ethnic Greek Greco-Turkish relations Greece Hellenes History of Greece History of Mycenaean Greece History of Ancient Greece History of Hellenistic Greece History... The Byzantine Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Roman Empire during the Middle Ages, centered at its capital in Constantinople. ... Persia or Persian most often refer to: Persia The Persians, an ethnic group, also called Tajiks Persian language Persian (Pokémon) See also Iranian, Iranian peoples, Iranian languages and Aryan. ... The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination of these attributes. ...


In 1934, the government of Kemal Atatürk banned Ottoman classical music, though the ban was lifted the following year. 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Mustafa Kemal Atatürk Mustafa Kemal Pasha, named Atatürk ( 1881– November 10, 1938), Turkish reformist, soldier, and statesman, was the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey. ...


External links

  • Database of Turkish music (http://hcl.harvard.edu/loebmusic/awm-sema.html), including the private archive of Ismâil Baha Sürelsan, a musicologist who specialized in Ottoman classical music

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Ottoman classical music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (160 words)
Ottoman classical music (Türk Sanat Müziği) is a kind of music that developed parallel with the Ottoman Empire.
With the decline of the empire in the early 19th century, the music gradually evolved from serious artistic music to shallow "metropolitan entertainment music" [1].
The Ottoman Empire was a multi-ethnic state, and cultural influences, include music, were shared by groups including the Turks, Armenians, Arabs, Greeks, Byzantines, Persians and Jews.
Classical music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (238 words)
Classical music is generally thought of as sophisticated and refined; it may stem from a regional tradition, but aspires to universal form of communication.
Classical music is sometimes defined as music produced in, or rooted in the traditions of art, ecclesiastical, and concert music.
In the English language, the term "classical music" is a homophoric reference to European classical music, such as Beethoven's symphonies, and its derivative styles, and rarely used to refer to traditional musical styles of other regions.
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