Articles about Ottoman Music

The Musical Performance Presented for Sultan Abdülaziz at the Crystal Palace: As an Example Using Music as a Diplomatic Tool
Musicologist (2018) Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 32-48

There are many examples in music history of using music as a political and diplomatic tool. Governments and monarchs used music for getting positive diplomatic results and similar purposes. This article first aims to give an elaborative account of one ...

The Rosary and the Rose: Clergymen as Creators of Secular Poetry and Music in Early-modern Balkans
Muzikoloski Zbornik (2014) Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 77-91

This paper deals with the involvement of Greek clergy in secular poetry and music in early-modern Balkans. This trend began in late-16th century, and involved the production of large anthologies and treatises on Ottoman music. This paper offers insights into ...