Turkish Sufi Music

Turkish Sufi Music

16 April 2016
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Introspective and contemplative, poetic and highly sophisticated, Sufi devotional music brings followers closer to God through a heightened state of consciousness. Today, singer and composer Bora Uymaz is one of the most prolific figures of the faith in Turkey. His latest music project, Şimdi Ensemble, cofounded with harpist Şirin Pancaroğlu, focuses on the Sufi tradition in Anatolia. Their repertoire consists of taqsims (melodic musical improvisations), ghazals (Sufi love songs) and kasides (odes)