Author(s): M. Safa YEPREM* Gazi ERG???
In Istanbul, the Jewish Sephardic and Islamic religious communities perform hymns in their own place of worships, during the prayer or holy days. After the analysis of fourths, fifths (tetra chords) and the melodic patterns used in the hymns scales; it is found that, there are common points with each other. In the 16th century, The Jewish Settlers has adopted Turkish Scale (Maqam) System and Sufi Music into their liturgical activities and composed hymns. Those hymns are called “Maftirim”. And also in the 16th century ?slamic music has shown tremendous achievement because of the gifted composers. This study will analyze both Jewish and ?slamic hymns scales, their rhythms and tetra chords according to “Arel-Ezgi Turkish Music Theory”.
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