SOAS Archive Show: Turkey Bektahci Music Thu, 2011-03-31 05:00
Achik songs by Ali Ekbar Cicek
Recordings: Kudsi Erguner
Musical Atlas ? UNESCO Collection (27)
This episode features a selection of songs from the LP ?Turkey, Bektachi Music ? a collection of ?Achik? songs, sung by Ali Ekber Cicek with saz accompaniment. Presented by Seth Richardson.
1a ?Set no traps for him who loves? (Kul Sergen
1b ?Covet not this world?s goods? (Asik Engin)
2 ?I have professed love for fourteen thousand years? (Sidki)
3 ?Weep not, mine eyes, God is merciful? (Pir Sultan Abdal)
4 ?Our way lies through the land of nostalgia? (Asik Garib)
5 ?Physician, lay not your hand upon my wound? (Sadik)
6 ?Be proud of your beauty: are you Joseph of Canaan?? (Fuzuli)
7 ?Arise my heart, look to Hussein?
8 ?I have come into the world to mend it? (Noksani)
9 ?From high above I have followed the footprints of my beloved
10 ?Bektachi dance melody (Sema melody)