Vedad Gençturk

 
Biography

Vedad Gençturk was born in 1949 in Asmaya, Turkey. He taught himself the oud while a teenager, and later went to Istanbul to study at the State Conservatory. His teachers included the great master of Turkish art music, Emin Ongan.

 

Selected Recordings

L'Art du 'Ûd Turc
(Arion ARN 60265)

This is a reissue of a 1982 LP and features a collection of improvisations on a variety of Turkish makamlar.

1. Maqâm Adjem Kurdi 1:53
2. Maqâm Adjem Ashiran 1:17
3. Maqâm Saba 0:51
4. Maqâm Beste Nigar 2:57
5. Maqâm Hidjaz Humayoun 2:07
6. Maqâm Ussak 4:13
7. Maqâm Hidjaz Zirgule 2:51
8. Maqâm Shed Araban 2:50
9. Maqâm Huzzam 3:16
10. Maqâm Hidjaz 7:50
11. Maqâm Husseyni 3:45
12. Maqâm Saba 4:06
13. Maqâm Nihavend 3:02
14. Maqâm Hidjaz 3:40

 


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