Pentatonic Melodies

TÜMATA The Traditional Turkish Music Research and Promotion Society, Dr Rahmi Oruc Güvenc
Published by Tümata
£9.99 / $12.49 / 71.21 TL ($/TL approx)

Pentatonic tonality is the most important and distinctive aspect of Turkish music originating from Central Asia. By subtracting 2 sounds from a 7 note tonality, you obtain 5 notes of which two are 1.5 sounds long. This makam induces feelings of self confidence and determination with relaxation.

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