‘Classical Ottoman Music and Armenians’ book published in Istanbul

‘Classical Ottoman Music and Armenians’ book published in Istanbul

PanARMENIAN.Net - Titled ‘Classical Ottoman Music and Armenians’, Aram Kerovpyan’s book encourages the youth to learn about the beauty of the past.

“All these figures show the richness of our land,” said Yasar Kurt, secretary-general of the Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Agency, which supported the publishing of the book. “This is an important resource book going back 200 years ago and showing us who carried Turkish classical music to the present,” he said.

Kerovpyan, who was born in Istanbul but has lived in Paris for 33 years, said that not only Armenian but also Greek and Jewish composers, made great contribution to Turkish classical music, Hurriyet Daily News reported.

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