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1914

  In his piece 1914, commissioned by the Orchestre National de Belgique, Fazıl Say calls the atrocities of the First World War to mind. The seven-minute orchestral piece was part of a project for which one composer from each of the countries involved in the...

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A 100 Year Old Child, Symphony No. 6

  I named the work ‘A 100 year-old child’. I told the good and bad periods of the Turkish republic, which was founded on October 29, 1923, the times of struggling or developing, what it experienced in its personal and social history in during the...

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Grand Bazaar

  Grand Bazaar depicts a variety of scenes from within the Bazaar, with sections of the score titled “walking in the dark streets of the Grand Bazaar”, “carpet sale dispute” and “evening atmosphere”. Say combines his idea of Turkish colours and rhythms with modern compositional...

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Hope Symphony, Symphony No. 4

  I Largo esspressivo II Allegro energico III Andante tranquillo IV Adagio, drammatico   Picc. · 2 (2. auch Altfl.) · 2 · Engl. Hr. · 2 · Bassklar. · 2 Sax. (1. Altsax, 2. Tenorsax.) · 2 · Kfg. – 5 · 4 (2....

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Mesopotamia Symphony, Symphony No. 2

  The country is reflected in the composition: the rivers Euphrates and Tigris have shaped the land of Mesopotamia between Southeastern Anatolia and the Persian Gulf. These rivers in combination with the sun and moon have also had a programmatic influence on extensive passages of...

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Mother Goddess

  Picc. · 2 · 2 · 2 · Kfg. – 4 · 2 · 2 · 0 – P. S. (Vibr. · Röhrengl. · hg. Beck. · Tamb. · Bong. · Cong. · gr. Tr. · Bar Chimes) (2 Spieler) – Hfe. · Klav....

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Symphonic Dances

  His Symphonic Dances are strongly influenced by Turkish music, with Say using a typical alternating 8/8–7/8 meter in the first dance. The second movement features Say’s characteristic string glissandi, before a slow third movement and a wild and ecstatic finale. In the spirit of...

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Symphony No. 5

  In contrast with his four previous symphonies (Istanbul, Mesopotamia, Universe and Hope), Fazıl Say’s Symphony No. 5 has no programmatic title. However, each of its three movements has its own subject: the first movement, Upheavals and Longing, reflects experiences during the Covid pandemic, lockdown,...