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Black Earth (Kara Toprak)

for Piano

By Fazil Say

Piano - advanced
For Piano. Composed by Fazil Say. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Piano. Classical. Composed 1997. Op. 8. 12 pages. Duration 6'. Schott Music #ED20138. Published by Schott Music (HL.49016175).

Item Number: HL.49016175

ISBN 9790001146555. 9.0x12.0x0.046 inches.

"Black Earth" was inspired by Kara Toprak, a popular song in Turkey. The composer of the song, Asik Veysel (1891-1973), was one of the last great Turkish balladeers and the final link in a thousand-year tradition.

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  • April 07, 2013 Harmony of the past and present

    One of the best compositions for solo piano in our time. Such different, unconventional techniques are used in order to create the sound of "bağlama", a Turkish traditional string instrument. Flow of emotions will take the audience and bring them to an unusual world.If Aşık Veysel ( the...

    original composer of poem and traditional song- Black Earth) would hear this piece; he would be proud of Fazıl Say

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