Turkish Folk Music between Ghent and Turkey - Context, Performance, Function - Liselotte Sels

Turkish Folk Music between Ghent and Turkey - Context, Performance, Function - Liselotte Sels

Musical Functions in Turkey and Ghent

Turkish Folk Music between Ghent and Turkey - Context, Performance, Function - Liselotte Sels

Liselotte Sels [+-]
AP University College Antwerp
Liselotte Sels works as a research group coordinator and researcher at AP University College Antwerp, Belgium. She is also a harpsichord teacher and performer. Her research interests include Turkish music, Iranian music, music and diaspora, harpsichord music, and artistic research. Liselotte received her PhD in Art Science from Ghent University in 2014. In 2015, she worked as a postdoctoral visiting researcher at UC Santa Barbara, supported by a BAEF fellowship. Her recent publications include the book chapter “Mixing Multiple Tracks: Migration, Diaspora and Transcultural Music in Flanders” in Made in the Low Countries (Routledge, 2017) and the article “EMRUZ | Nieuwe muziek in Iran” in FORUM+ (Amsterdam University Press, 2018).

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Chapter 8 reveals the functions of Turkish folk music (performances) in Turkey and Ghent, as experienced and worded by performers, listeners, and commissioners. Additionally, an outlook on the genre’s status and value as perceived and articulated by the informants is provided. The identified musical functions cluster into a personal, social, and cultural field – with the intersections personal-social and social-cultural –, complemented by a philosophical-spiritual, and ritual field, the latter combining aspects from all other fields.

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Sels, Liselotte. Musical Functions in Turkey and Ghent. Turkish Folk Music between Ghent and Turkey - Context, Performance, Function. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 200-220 Oct 2021. ISBN 9781781799499. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=39624. Date accessed: 07 Dec 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.39624. Oct 2021

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