Dept. of Music - Ph.D. / Sc.D.
Ahmed Adnan Saygun's concerto for viola and orchestra, Op. 59: performance history, manuscript analysis, and new editions (Bilkent University, 2016-04)During the transition of the deteriorating Ottoman Empire, to the newly-founded Turkish Republic, Ahmed Adnan Saygun (1907-1991) emerged as a formative composer in Turkey. This thesis places Saygun in context of the changing ...