Open up a world of Turkish inspiration with a Cornucopia digital subscription

Buy or gift a stand-alone digital subscription and get unlimited access to dozens of back issues for just £18.99 / $18.99 a year.

Please register at with your subscriber account number or contact

Buy a digital subscription Go to the Digital Edition

Müzikterapi: Hicaz Makamı

Music and health series 5

TÜMATA The Traditional Turkish Music Research and Promotion Society, Dr Rahmi Oruc Güvenc
Published by Tumata
£9.99 / $12.91 / €11.86 ($/€ approx)

Sign: Sagitarius
Group: Fire
Reflects fire specialities. It has connections with Jupiter. The effects increase between late evening and the morning. Beneficial for dry-cold related disorders. It has healing effects against bone, brain and child illnesses. It has excessive influence on the uro-genital system and the kidneys. Induces humbleness. Increases the low pulse rate. Chest is another area where it makes an impact. It is one of the oldest tonalities. It shows close association with Zengule and Zirgüle Tonalities. The name Hicaz comes from an area in Arabia.

TUMATA was founded in 1976 by Asst. Prof. Dr. Rahmi Oruç Güvenç, to research the birth of Turkish music and promote its repertory and rich variety of instruments. Tumata is developing research in music therapy based on the healing tonalities of early Turkic music.

Related Books
Related Music CDs
Cornucopia Bookshop


Back Issues



Cornucopia Digital Subscription

The Digital Edition

Cornucopia works in partnership with the digital publishing platform Exact Editions to offer individual and institutional subscribers unlimited access to a searchable archive of fascinating back issues and every newly published issue. The digital edition of Cornucopia is available cross-platform on web, iOS and Android and offers a comprehensive search function, allowing the title’s cultural content to be delved into at the touch of a button.

Digital Subscription: £18.99 / $18.99 (1 year)

Subscribe now