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IMAGES (V) – Images of (Cultural) Values

The Conference Proceedings

Edited By Veronika Bernard

This collection of articles offers readers a cross-section of current research on contemporary and historical concepts and representations of (cultural) values as documented in popular culture, public space, the arts, works of literature and in ethnic contexts. The contributors to this volume are from the US, Algeria, Germany, Italy, Croatia, Albania, Serbia, Turkey, and Austria. Their very different cultural, ideological, scientific, academic and non-academic perspectives and backgrounds allow insights from many different viewpoints.
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Cinla Şeker (Izmir/Turkey) - Anatolian Folk Music Album Cover Images at the Beginning of the Third Millenium


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Cinla Seker

Anatolian Folk Music Album Cover Images at the Beginning of the Third Millenium

Abstract The aim of this research is to analyze the Anatolian folk music album cover images as form and context at the beginning of the third millennium according to the six main graphic design principles listed in Pipes1, which there are unity/harmony, balance, hierarchy, scale/proportion, dominance/emphasis, and similarity/contrast.

Dieser Beitrag setzt sich zum Ziel, die Bilder auf Covern anatolischer Volksmusikalben vom Beginn des dritten Jahrtausends nach Form und Inhalt auf der Grundlage der bei Pipes gelisteten sechs Hauptkriterien des graphischen Designs zu analysieren, als da sind: Einheit/Harmonie, Ausgewogenheit, Hierarchie, Maßstab/Proportion, Dominanz/Schwerpunkt sowie Ähnlichkeit/Kontrast.

1 Introduction

The English anthropologist and founder of the cultural anthropology discipline, Tyler, has defined culture as a whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, custom and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society (cf. Tyler 1871, p. 1). Folk music as an artistic creation is a cultural production which consists of the expressions of the living locals – “folk” meaning “people as a whole” – by using local values, tools and equipment. Folk music as a term originated in the 19th century and defines music which is transmitted orally (and transforms while transmitting); music of unknown composers, and music performed for a long time (cf. Reichl 2012, p. 42). Every region has its own living conditions, which conclude in different cultural values,...

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