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Made in Turkey


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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Series Foreword



Introduction: Struggling with and Discussing a "Republic" through Popular Music

Ali C. Gedik

Part I: Histories

1 Legacies, Continuities, and Breaks: Musical Entertainment in the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires and the Republic of Turkey

Volkan Aytar

2 Entertainment Spaces, Genres, and Repertoires in Ottoman Musical Life

S. Sehvar Besiroglu and Gonca Girgin

3 A Topography of Changing Tastes: The 12-Tone Equal-Tempered System and the Modernization of Turkish Music

Ali Ergur

4 Music Reform in Turkey: On the Failures and Successes of Inventing National Songs

OEzgur Balkilic

Part II: Politics

5 The Golden Microphone as a Moment of Hegemony

Levent Ergun

6 Class Struggle in Popular Musics of Turkey: Changing Sounds from the Left

Ali C. Gedik

7 The Glocality of Islamic Popular Music: The Turkish Case

Ayhan Erol

8 Politics of World Music: The Case of Sufi Music in Turkey

Koray Degirmenci

Part III: Ethnicities

9 Ethnic Spaces and Multiculturalism Debates on Popular Music of Turkey

Burcu Yildiz

10 Kurdish Popular Music in Turkey

Ozan Aksoy

11 Romanistanbul: City, Music, and a Transformation Story

OEzgur Akgul

Part IV: Genres

12 Arabesk: Looking at the History of Popular Meanings and Feelings in Turkey

Betul Yarar

13 The Rise of a Folk Instrument in Turkish Popular Music: The Mey

Songul Karahasanoglu

14 Global Connectivity and the Izmir Extreme-Metal Scene

Aykut Cerezcioglu


15 Turkish Popular Music in Global Perspective

Martin Stokes

Afterword - Days of Anatolian Pop: A Conversation with Cahit Berkay

Tayfun Bilgin

A Selected Bibliography on Turkish Popular Music

Notes on Contributors


About the Author

Ali C. Gedik is Associate Professor of Musicology at Dokuz Eylul University. He is the co-founder and sciences editor of the Journal of Interdisciplinary Music Studies, the president of the Society of Interdisciplinary Musicology, the secretary of the IASPM-Turkey branch, and the editor of the book Bilim UEzerine Marksist Tartismalar: Marksizm ve Iki Kultur (2015).

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