A Brief History of The Clarinet in Anatolia

The clarinet was in the performance of Turkish music. Th, which was first heard in Muzika-i Hümayun

(Musika-i Hümayun is a military band that was formed to replace Mehterhane-i Hümayun, which was disbanded because it did not match the framework of Asakir-i Mansure-i Muhammediye, a European-style army. Donizetti Pasha, an Italian musician, was named head of the organization on September 17, 1828),  has since been in a variety of settings. “Klarnet İbrahim the clarinet for the first time in Turkish music.

The clarinet was incorporated in military music and bands. is in Turkish music. Turkish music’s tonal structure is crucial in this regard. İbrahim Efendi used Turkish music with great proficiency. İbrahim Efendi’s date of birth it is known that he died in Baghdad in 1925. Other clarinet are mentioned in the years when the clarinet was in Turkish music. Kemençeci Vasilaki(Kemenche player Vasilaki, classical kemençe virtuoso of Greek origin. His real name is “Vasil”. He became known by the nickname ‘Vasilaki’, which means ‘Vasilcik’, because he started playing music at a young age) is one of those clarinettists. It is said that during his time in Silivri, Kemenche master Vasil played the clarinet in taverns, fairs, and village weddings. Another name is Ramazan Bey. However, it is known that the studies that the clarinet to be included and accepted in Turkish Music were made by İbrahim Efendi for the first time. There were certain groups at the time who were dissatisfied with the clarinet’s performance Turkish music. Tanburi Cemil Bey has previously expressed dissatisfaction with the clarinet. However, it is known that Tanburi Cemil Bey was fascinated by the clarinet after hearing İbrahim Efendi’s approach of playing and the sounds he created with it. The left clarinet in G (The G clarinet is longer than both the A and Bb clarinets and therefore sounds darker. The instrument is often associated with Turkish music and music from the Balkan region. Note that these clarinets have an Albert system, which means that the handles are a little different than on a Bb clarinet with a Boehm system) is utilized in Turkish music performances. Turkish Musicsound of this type of clarinet, constructed in the Aubert system, well-known in our music. Since the early 1900’s, the Aubert system left clarinet has been popular in . The clarinet has also made an appearance in our traditional music; it is still considered instrument. Clarinet is widely used, particularly in the East, Southeast, Thrace, and Teke regions. It is critical to play the clarinet in the desired manner when performing in an ensemble, as it is with all instruments. The effective sound of the clarinet is easily detected if there is a malfunction or lack of dominance caused by the musician. Some instruments, such as the clarinet, were only utilized sparingly in ensemble performances, owing to performer-related issues.

It is critical that the clarinet, which plays a vital role in all aspects of our musical culture, becomes more widely known and that research is conducted to ensure the continuity of the traditions and performance. Since the beginning of Turkish Music, learning the style and technique of the clarinet has, there is no that will allow you to learn how to play the left clarinet in Turkish music, which is passed down from generation to generation by listening and imitation.