Second, revised edition
APPENDIX C: Information Given by Say at the Malatya Public Concert
APPENDIX C Information Given by Say at the Malatya Public Concert At the start of the Malatya public concert, Fazil Say gave the following direct ions to his audience: Firstly, I want to begin with two of my compositions. One of them, Kara Toprak will be performed in memory of Aşik Veysel and the other one is a work named Sevenlere Dair. After performing Kara Toprak and Sevenlere Dair, he gave the following infor mation about the piece he would play next: The work I will perform is a very long episode and a romantic half an hour piece: Sonata in B Minor that was written by Liszt who was the greatest piano virtuoso and the greater composer. It is accepted as a basic work in the piano. B Minor is consisted of many themes. Let me explain in this way: every artist performs the themes in his own style. For example, when I play Liszt’s sonata, I try to make descriptions from Goethe’s novel Faust. There are characters in the novel Faust; for instance, Mephisto is a devil. Also, there is love in the novel. Liszt uses theses themes in 1-minute periods, and then he arranges them in a complete disorder and makes theme compete with each other. He has an extraordinary fiction. When you listen to his work for the first time, you hardly comprehend it.You even have to ponder. However itisan interesting work and I hope that you will like it. I might also concentrate in...
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