İKSV organised a symposium that looked at the life and music of the great composer from various perspectives, upon declaration of 2012 as the “International Itrî Year” by UNESCO. Published in 2013, the book brings together papers presented at the symposium entitled “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Itrî and His Period,” which was realised in collaboration with the Research and Performance Center for Ottoman Music (OMAR) of Istanbul University and with the support of the Beyoğlu Municipality.
The book makes an important contribution to the field and features papers from Kudsi Erguner, Walter Feldman, Mehmet Genç, Mehmet Kalpaklı, Mahmud Erol Kılıç, Süleyman Seyfi Öğün, Önder Özkoç, Gönül Paçacı and Ersu Pekin.
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Itrî and His Period
Edited by Emre Ayvaz and İlkay Baliç