(for Quartet / 5-6‘)
Ney - Kemençe - Viola - Violoncello
Komorebi, is one of those unique words that has a special meaning which is by definition ‘sunlight filtering through the leaves of a tree’. The meaning behind this phrase is to enable a medium for sunlight to be visible apart from its daily role within nature. Through the leaves, sunlight becomes a tangible phenomenon seen as beams of light. In this piece, elements from Turkish makam music are combined with Western contemporary art music, resulting in a different medium for makam to coexist. A different presentation other than its usual sphere just like Komorebi…
İstanbul Technical University “Music and Sciences” Symposium /
Erimtan Archeology and Arts Museum: Contemporary Side of Makam
- Commissioned and performed by NK Ensemble. -
* Komorebi is commercially published within the album “Lahza”.