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Cinuçen Tanrıkorur

Cinuçen Tanrıkorur

Cinuçen Tanrıkorur


Cinuçen Tanrıkorur (1938-2000) was an ud master, prolific composer of Turkish classical music, musicologist, and music journalist. He served as the director of Turkish Music at Ankara Radio, and taught music at Selçuk University. He was born in Istanbul on 20th February 1938. He was first exposed to music through his uncle, Mecdinevin Tanrıkorur, who had been a student of Münir Nurettin Selçuk. He was introduced to the ud through his mother, and started composing at the age of fourteen. Read more on Last.fm
Cinuçen Tanrıkorur (1938-2000) was an ud master, prolific composer of Turkish classical music, musicologist, and music journalist. He served as the director of Turkish Music at Ankara Radio, and taught music at Selçuk University. He was born in Istanbul on 20th February 1938. He was first exposed to music through his uncle, Mecdinevin Tanrıkorur, who had been a student of Münir Nurettin Selçuk. He was introduced to the ud through his mother, and started composing at the age of fourteen.

He is a graduate of the Italyan lisesi high school, and later studied architecture in Istanbul, but moved to Ankara, where he worked for the government as an architect. At the age of twenty-two he became a musician at the Istanbul Radio. He wrote a method for the ud, which was awarded a prize by Turkish Radio and Television Corporation. He was later the director of the traditional music section at Ankara Radio for several years.

He composed over 500 pieces of both instrumental and vocal music, and is regarded as one of the greatest contemporary Turkish composers in the classical tradition. He also created a new mode, Makam Şedd-i sabâ, which he demonstrated in a classical suite (fasıl) of six pieces. Tanrıkorur died on 28th June 2000 Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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