Made in Turkey: Studies in Popular Music

1st Edition

Ali C. Gedik

Published November 30, 2017
Reference - 260 Pages
ISBN 9781138789289 - CAT# Y168478
Series: Routledge Global Popular Music Series


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Made in Turkey: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of Turkish popular music. The volume consists of essays by leading scholars of Turkish music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of popular music in Turkey. Each essay provides adequate context so readers understand why the figure or genre under discussion is of lasting significance to Turkish popular music. The book first presents a general description of the history and background of popular music in Turkey, followed by essays that are organized into thematic sections: Histories, Politics, Ethnicities, and Genres.

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