Saturday, October 11, 2014

About the Composer


About the Composer

  
Ali R+ SARAL has studied double majors and has two Master’s degrees,

MSc and BSC from Istanbul Technical University and MM from Illinois State University.

 He was accepted to the Istanbul State Conservatoir Composition and Theory Department and

studied harmony, counterpoint and others with Erçivan SAYDAM,  

composition with İlhan USMANBAŞ. 


He was a student of Roque CORDERO and Arthur CORRA at USA.

 He has attended courses at Stanford University CCRMA lab and Darmstad 1996. 


He has written 48 works of music more than 9 hours long.

You can find his compositions at Petrucci Library: http://imslp.org/wiki/Category:Saral,_Ali_Riza


He has served EUROCONTROL and German airspace as an air traffic control engineer 1992-1997.
He has specialized in LARGESYSTEMS and Java-J2EE.
 His areas of interest include Systems Psychology, ANN and parsers.


He writes blogs at:


You can reach him at:
Addr: Barbaros Mah Sedef Sk Onur Sit. Akasya Apt. 13/3G Uskudar ISTANBUL TÜRKİYE 34662
Tel: 90 506 887 8401

e-mail: Arsaral(aatt)yahoo.com




Catalogue of

Ali Riza SARAL’s

Music Composition Works
As of 2019 Sep



CONTENTS
1   1 -   The Number of compositions per minutes length
2   2 -   List of names
3   3 -   Alphabetic List of details
4   4 -   Performance Type and Date Based  List of details



Ali Riza SARAL has written 47 music compositions 9 hours and 14 minutes long between 1987 and 2019.  The duration frequencies of these works are shown as follows.

The Number of compositions per minutes length
 (For ex:The count of Compositions of length 1 minute is 3.)
1, 1, 1,
2,
4, 4,
5, 5, 5,
6, 6, 6, 6, 6,
7,
9, 9,
10, 10,
11, 11, 11, 11,
12, 12, 12, 12,
13,
14, 14,
15, 15, 15, 15, 15, 15,
18,
19,
20, 20, 20,
25,
30,
80


List of names


A
Anatolia
Ani's Papyrus
Ars Guitarra
At the Edge
B
The Bottle of Tears
Brass Quintet
The Broken Olive Branch
E
Eskisehir Ballads
Etude for the Left Hand
G
Guitar Sonata
H
Horn Trio
M
Missing Spaces
The Music of Words
The Musical Riddle
My Mom's Prayer
O
Oh my God where are You
P
Parody of Words
Passacaglia
Paths
Patterns
Peace
Penelope's Feast
Les Perdus
Piano Sonata No.1
Piece for Computer and 4 Trombones
12 Poises
Prelude and Fugue for Piano
R
Requiem
Rumi Cantata
Rumi's Warning
S
The Secret at the Light House
5 Senses
Sonata for 2 Cellos
Songs of Liberty
Steps on Guitar
Steps
Stood Her in Pain
String Quartet No.1
String Quartet No.2
Symphony No.1
T
The Temple at Divrigi
ThaLaasSaaa They Shouted
Tribute to the Wise One
Trio for Oboe, Cello and Piano
V
41 Variations on a Hymn
Viola Sonata
W
Wind Quintet
Wind Trio



Alphabetic List of details
A
Anatolia
Alternative Title      Etudes for Voice Nach Darmstadt
Movements/Sections         7
Year/Date of Composition           1998
Language      English, German, Turkish
Average Duration   5 minutes but flexible
Instrumentation       Voice

Ani's Papyrus
Alternative Title      Opera Oratorio after the Book of Dead
Year/Date of Composition           2002
Librettist       Composer, after a translation of ancient Egyptian texts by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge (1857–1934)
Language      English
Dedication    To the victims of September 11th events in New York
Average Duration   19 minutes
Instrumentation       Voices: Speaker (mezzo-soprano), Osiris Ani (bass-baritone) + mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 3 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, English horn, 3 clarinets (B?), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon + 4 horns (F), 4 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba + 4 timpani, triangle, tambourine, cymbals, bass drum, gong, chimes, xylophone + harpsichord, harp, strings

Ars Guitarra
Alternative Title      Scale Etudes on Turkish Makams
Year/Date of Composition           2018
Instrumentation       guitar

At the Edge
Alternative Title      Suite for Cello
Movements/Sections         3 movements
Year/Date of Composition           2017
Dedication    Daria B.
Average Duration   12 minutes
Instrumentation       cello

B
The Bottle of Tears
Alternative Title      Wind Quintet 2
Movements/Sections         3 movements:
Spaces
Volumes
Seeing Through
Dedication    To the tears of an archeolog
Year/Date of Composition           2019
Average Duration   6 minutes
Instrumentation       flute, oboe, clarinet (B?), bassoon, horn (F)

Brass Quintet
Alternative Title      Anatolian Mountains
Movements/Sections         5 movements
Year/Date of Composition           2019
Average Duration   11 minutes
Instrumentation       2 trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba

The Broken Olive Branch
Alternative Title      Violoncello and Classical Guitar Sonata
Year/Date of Composition           2016-08
Dedication    To Francesco Diodovich and Giovanna Buccarella
Average Duration   15 minutes
Instrumentation       classical guitar, cello

E
Eskisehir Ballads
Alternative Title      Who Ever the Heart Loves (Gönül Kimi Severse)
Movements/Sections         5 sections
Koca Öküz
Entarisi Kırmızı
Çeşmeler Yaptırdım
Elindeki Mendili
Yoğurdum Var
Year/Date of Composition           1985
First Performance    1985
Librettist       Traditional
Language      Turkish
Dedication    Who ever my heart loved
Average Duration   10 minutes
Piece Style    Traditional
Instrumentation       Chorus (male + female voices), flute, wooden spoons, lute (sop, alto), guitar

Etude for the Left Hand
Movements/Sections         1 study
Year/Date of Composition           2019
Average Duration   2 minutes
Instrumentation       guitar

G
Guitar Sonata
Movements/Sections         4 movements
Moderato con disinvoltura
Andante ghiribizzoso
Andante con serenita
Allegro a piacere ma con osservanzo
Year/Date of Composition           2003
Dedication    Mr. Ahmet Kanneci
Average Duration   15 minutes
Instrumentation       Classical Guitar

H
Horn Trio
Alternative Title      The Fisherman's Hope (Balıkçının Umudu)
Movements/Sections         1
Year/Date of Composition           2017
Average Duration   5-6 minutes
Instrumentation       3 horns (F)

M
Missing Spaces
Alternative Title      Piece for Chamber Orchestra
Movements/Sections         3
Year/Date of Composition           1999
Average Duration   6 minutes
Instrumentation       String orchestra (7 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, double bass)

The Music of Words
Movements/Sections         4 movements:
I. Moderato giusto
II. Andante con tenerezza
III. Presto con brio
IV. Allegro riposo
Year/Date of Composition           2013
First Publication      2013
Librettist       Composer
Language      English
Dedication    To the idea of Europe
Average Duration   15 minutes
Instrumentation       soprano, Pierrot quintet (flute/piccolo, clarinet, violin, cello, piano)

The Musical Riddle
Dedication    Mr. Arthur Corra
Year/Date of Composition           1998
Average Duration   7 minutes
Instrumentation       solo cello

My Mom's Prayer
Key     D Huseyni
Movements/Sections         1
Year/Date of Composition           2017
Librettist       Composer
Language      English, Turkish
Average Duration   1 minute
Instrumentation       tenor

O
Oh my God where are You
Alternative Title      Cantata
Movements/Sections         6 movements
Year/Date of Composition           2016-11
Librettist       composer
Language      Hittite, English, German, Turkish
Dedication    to Dr. Arthur CORRA of Illinois State University
Average Duration   20 minutes
Instrumentation       soprano, tenor, flute, horn, percussion, harp, viola

P
Parody of Words
Movements/Sections         7
Year/Date of Composition           2016
Language      English
Average Duration   6 minutes
Instrumentation       mezzo soprano, bass-baritone

Passacaglia
Movements/Sections         1
Year/Date of Composition           1988
First Performance    1998
Dedication    My teacher Ercivan Saydam
Average Duration   1 minute
Piece Style    Classical
Instrumentation       4 instruments

Paths
Alternative Title      Prep exercises for piano
Year/Date of Composition           2018
Instrumentation       piano

Patterns
Alternative Title      Wind Trio
Movements/Sections         3
Year/Date of Composition           2015
Average Duration   12 minutes
Instrumentation       flute, clarinet, bassoon

Peace
Movements/Sections         4 movements
Year/Date of Composition           2019
Average Duration   11 minutes
Instrumentation       strings

Penelope's Feast
Alternative Title      Dance Suite
Dedication    To the memory of my cousin, ballerina Yüksel AND
Year/Date of Composition           2018
Average Duration   12 minutes
Instrumentation       horn, violoncello, piano

Les Perdus
Alternative Title      The Missing Ones
Movements/Sections         1 piece
Year/Date of Composition           2017
Average Duration   4 minutes
Instrumentation       bassoon

Piano Sonata No.1
Movements/Sections         3 movements
I. Allegro pietosamente
II. Moderato con chiarezza
III. Allegro scorrendo
Year/Date of Composition           2001
Average Duration   15 minutes
Instrumentation       Solo Piano

Piece for Computer and 4 Trombones
Work Title    Piece for Computer and 4 Trombones
Alternative Title      Death on the Border
Movements/Sections         7
Year/Date of Composition           1990 - 1992
Dedication    Mr. Charles Stokes
Average Duration   11 minutes
Instrumentation       Computer generated tape part and 4 tromboni

12 Poises
Work Title    12 Poises
Year/Date of Composition           2018
Average Duration   1 minute per piece
Instrumentation       piano

Prelude and Fugue for Piano
Movements/Sections         2 movements:
1. Prelude
2. Fugue
Year/Date of Composition           2019
Average Duration   5 minutes
Instrumentation       piano

R
Requiem
Alternative Title      Requiem for the Dead Anatolia
Movements/Sections         22
Introit
Kyrie Eleison
Dies irae, dies illa
Quantus tremor
Tuba mirum
Mors stupebit
Liber scriptus proferetour
Judex ergo
Dies irae, dies illa
Quid sum miser
Rex tramendae majestatus
Recordero Jesu pie
Juste judex
Ingemisco
Qui Mariam absolvisti
Preces meae non sunt digne
Inter oves locum praesta
Confutatis
Dies irae, dies illa
Lacrimosa, dies illa
Offertorium
Domine Jesu
Hostias
Sanctus
Benedictus
Agnus dei
Lux aeternum
Libera Me
Year/Date of Composition           2019
Librettist       Composer
Language      English, Turkish
Dedication    to the souls lost in the Kadesh War (1275 bc) and after
Average Duration   1 hour 20 minutes
Instrumentation       4 voices (SATB), mixed chorus (SATB), orchestra

Rumi Cantata
Movements/Sections         6
Year/Date of Composition           2015-2016
Librettist       Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi (1207–1273)
Talât Sait Halman (1931–2014), Turkish translation (used by permission)
Ali Rıza Saral, English translation
Language      English and Turkish
Average Duration   14 minutes
Instrumentation       Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed choir (SATB)
Orchestra: flute, oboes, string orchestra, basso continuo/guitar

Rumi's Warning
Alternative Title      Prelude for Two Harps
Year/Date of Composition           2016
Average Duration   4 minutes
Instrumentation       2 harps
Related Works         Adapted from the 1st movement of the Rumi Cantata

S
The Secret at the Light House
Movements/Sections         1
Year/Date of Composition           2014
First Publication      2014
Dedication    To 'Veritas'
Average Duration   10 minutes
Instrumentation       String Orchestra - 12 players (4, 3, 2, 2, 1)

5 Senses
Alternative Title      Five Pieces for Large Orchestra
Movements/Sections         5 pieces
Year/Date of Composition           2018
Average Duration   13 minutes
Instrumentation       orchestra

Sonata for 2 Cellos
Alternative Title      Double Headed
Movements/Sections         4 movements:
1. Double Headed
2. Coaching
3. Dominance
4. Intersubjectivity
Year/Date of Composition           2019
Average Duration   12 minutes
Instrumentation       2 cellos

Songs of Liberty
Movements/Sections         7 movements:
I. Gorgeous Freedom
II. Freedom
III. Liberty
IV. Fire of Xanthos
V. Never is the night completely dark
VI. No Man is an Island
VII. Do not worry
Year/Date of Composition           2019
Librettist       see below
I. Aleksandr Blok (1880-1921), translation Ali Riza SARAL
II. George William Russell (1867-1935), translation Ali Riza SARAL
III. Paul Eluard (1895-1952), translation Ali Riza SARAL
IV. Xanthos Lycian Anonym (6th? cty BC), adoptated by Ali Riza SARAL
V. Paul Eluard (1895-1952), translation Ali Riza SARAL
VI. John Donne (1572-1631), translation Ali Riza SARAL
VII. Lycian Anonym (6th? cty BC), adopted by Ali Riza SARAL
Language      English, Turkish
Average Duration   18 minutes
Instrumentation       mezzo-soprano, clarinet (B?), piano

Steps on Guitar
Alternative Title      Intro to Serialism on Guitar
Year/Date of Composition           2018
Instrumentation       guitar

Steps
Alternative Title      Introduction to Serialism on Piano
Year/Date of Composition           2018
Instrumentation       piano

Stood Her in Pain
Alternative Title      Aci İcinde Durdu
Movements/Sections         1
Year/Date of Composition           2017
Librettist       Composer
Language      English and Turkish
Dedication    Saadet İkesus Altan
Average Duration   15 minutes
Instrumentation       Voices: mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: piccolo, flute, oboe, clarinet (B?), bassoon
horn (F), trumpet (B?), tenor trombone
timpani, cymbals, strings

String Quartet No.1
Movements/Sections         4 movements
I. Allegro
II. Andante serenita
III. Scherzo
IV. Allegro penserioso
Year/Date of Composition           2001
Average Duration   20 minutes
Instrumentation       2 Violins, viola, cello

String Quartet No.2
Work Title    String Quartet No.2
Alternative Title      Ottoman Suite
Year/Date of Composition           2015
Dedication    Sarper ÖZSAN
Average Duration   20 minutes
Instrumentation       2 violins, viola, cello

Symphony No.1
Alternative Title      Farewell My Son - Elveda Yavrum
Movements/Sections         3 movements:
I. Allegro (?= 120)
II. Moderato (?= 108)
III.1. Andante con moto (?= 120)
III.2. Andante careazza (?= 80)
III.3. Moderato (?= 112)
Year/Date of Composition           2017
Librettist       Composer
Language      English
Average Duration   30 minutes
Instrumentation       Voice: soprano
Orchestra: piccolo, flute, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B?), 2 bassoons
2 horns (F), 2 trumpets (B?), 2 trombones, tuba
timpani, triangle, cymbal, snare drum, glockenspiel, xylophone, harp, strings (8,8,4,4,2)

T
The Temple at Divrigi
Alternative Title      The Temple
Movements/Sections         1
Year/Date of Composition           2017
Average Duration   11 minutes
Instrumentation       Orchestra: piccolo, flute, oboe, 2 clarinets (B?), 2 bassoons
2 horns (F), 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba
timpani, 2 bass drums, cymbal, tam-tam, strings (8,8,4,4,2)

ThaLaasSaaa They Shouted
Alternative Title      Percussion Ensemble
Movements/Sections         1
Year/Date of Composition           2016
Average Duration   6 minutes
Instrumentation       Percussion Ensemble: xylophone, triangle, tambourine, snare drum, cymbal, tenor drum, bass drum

Tribute to the Wise One
Alternative Title      Sonata for Double Choir
Movements/Sections         4
Year/Date of Composition           1994
Language      English
Dedication    Mr. Erçivan SAYDAM
Average Duration   14 minutes
Instrumentation       Double choir

Trio for Oboe, Cello and Piano
Movements/Sections         3 sections
1. Toccata
2. Legato, moderato espressivo
3. Andante
Year/Date of Composition           1988, 2012
Dedication    Mr. İlhan Usmanbaş
Average Duration   9 minutes
Instrumentation       Oboe, Cello, Piano

V
41 Variations on a Hymn
Alternative Title      Guitar Variations
Movements/Sections         41 variations
Year/Date of Composition           2015
Dedication    To Cakir Hafizlar
Average Duration   25 minutes
Instrumentation       classical guitar

Viola Sonata
Alternative Title      Sonata for Viola and Piano
Movements/Sections         3 movements
Year/Date of Composition           2000
First Performance    2001
Dedication    Mr. Ruşen Güneş
Average Duration   15 minutes
Instrumentation       Viola and Piano

W
Wind Quintet
Alternative Title      Mutation of Variations Towards Sonata
Movements/Sections         1
Year/Date of Composition           1989
Average Duration   9 minutes
Instrumentation       Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn

Wind Trio
Alternative Title      Calls from the Past
Movements/Sections         1 section
Non energico e senza espressione
Year/Date of Composition           1998
Average Duration   5 minutes
Instrumentation       flute, oboe, bassoon



Performance Type and Date Based  List of details
Chant and Orchestra

Ani's Papyrus
Alternative Title      Opera Oratorio after the Book of Dead
Year/Date of Composition           2002
Librettist       Composer, after a translation of ancient Egyptian texts by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge (1857–1934)
Language      English
Dedication    To the victims of September 11th events in New York
Average Duration   19 minutes
Instrumentation       Voices: Speaker (mezzo-soprano), Osiris Ani (bass-baritone) + mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 3 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, English horn, 3 clarinets (B?), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon + 4 horns (F), 4 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba + 4 timpani, triangle, tambourine, cymbals, bass drum, gong, chimes, xylophone + harpsichord, harp, strings

Rumi Cantata
Movements/Sections         6
Year/Date of Composition           2015-2016
Librettist       Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi (1207–1273)
Talât Sait Halman (1931–2014), Turkish translation (used by permission)
Ali Rıza Saral, English translation
Language      English and Turkish
Average Duration   14 minutes
Instrumentation       Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed choir (SATB)
Orchestra: flute, oboes, string orchestra, basso continuo/guitar

Stood Her in Pain
Alternative Title      Aci İcinde Durdu
Movements/Sections         1
Year/Date of Composition           2017
Librettist       Composer
Language      English and Turkish
Dedication    Saadet İkesus Altan
Average Duration   15 minutes
Instrumentation       Voices: mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: piccolo, flute, oboe, clarinet (B?), bassoon
horn (F), trumpet (B?), tenor trombone
timpani, cymbals, strings

Requiem
Alternative Title      Requiem for the Dead Anatolia
Movements/Sections         22
Introit
Kyrie Eleison
Dies irae, dies illa
Quantus tremor
Tuba mirum
Mors stupebit
Liber scriptus proferetour
Judex ergo
Dies irae, dies illa
Quid sum miser
Rex tramendae majestatus
Recordero Jesu pie
Juste judex
Ingemisco
Qui Mariam absolvisti
Preces meae non sunt digne
Inter oves locum praesta
Confutatis
Dies irae, dies illa
Lacrimosa, dies illa
Offertorium
Domine Jesu
Hostias
Sanctus
Benedictus
Agnus dei
Lux aeternum
Libera Me
Year/Date of Composition           2019
Librettist       Composer
Language      English, Turkish
Dedication    to the souls lost in the Kadesh War (1275 bc) and after
Average Duration   1 hour 20 minutes
Instrumentation       4 voices (SATB), mixed chorus (SATB), orchestra

Orchestra

Missing Spaces
Alternative Title      Piece for Chamber Orchestra
Movements/Sections         3
Year/Date of Composition           1999
Average Duration   6 minutes
Instrumentation       String orchestra (7 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, double bass)

The Secret at the Light House
Movements/Sections         1
Year/Date of Composition           2014
Dedication    To 'Veritas'
Average Duration   10 minutes
Instrumentation       String Orchestra - 12 players (4, 3, 2, 2, 1)

The Temple at Divrigi
Alternative Title      The Temple
Movements/Sections         1
Year/Date of Composition           2017
Average Duration   11 minutes
Instrumentation       Orchestra: piccolo, flute, oboe, 2 clarinets (B?), 2 bassoons
2 horns (F), 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba
timpani, 2 bass drums, cymbal, tam-tam, strings (8,8,4,4,2)

Symphony No.1
Alternative Title      Farewell My Son - Elveda Yavrum
Movements/Sections         3 movements:
I. Allegro (?= 120)
II. Moderato (?= 108)
III.1. Andante con moto (?= 120)
III.2. Andante careazza (?= 80)
III.3. Moderato (?= 112)
Year/Date of Composition           2017
Librettist       Composer
Language      English
Average Duration   30 minutes
Instrumentation       Voice: soprano
Orchestra: piccolo, flute, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B?), 2 bassoons
2 horns (F), 2 trumpets (B?), 2 trombones, tuba
timpani, triangle, cymbal, snare drum, glockenspiel, xylophone, harp, strings (8,8,4,4,2)

5 Senses
Alternative Title      Five Pieces for Large Orchestra
Movements/Sections         5 pieces
Year/Date of Composition           2018
Average Duration   13 minutes
Instrumentation       orchestra

Peace
Movements/Sections         4 movements
Year/Date of Composition           2019
Average Duration   11 minutes
Instrumentation       strings

Chamber Music

Obua ve Piyano İçin Üç Parça, 1988 (9’)

Passacaglia
Movements/Sections         1
Year/Date of Composition           1988
Dedication    My teacher Ercivan Saydam
Average Duration   1 minute
Piece Style    Classical
Instrumentation       4 instruments

Wind Quintet
Alternative Title      Mutation of Variations Towards Sonata
Movements/Sections         1
Year/Date of Composition           1989
Average Duration   9 minutes
Instrumentation       Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn

Improvisation (viyola, piyano), 1990 (6’)

Wind Trio
Alternative Title      Calls from the Past
Movements/Sections         1 section
Non energico e senza espressione
Year/Date of Composition           1998
Average Duration   5 minutes
Instrumentation       flute, oboe, bassoon

Viola Sonata
Alternative Title      Sonata for Viola and Piano
Movements/Sections         3 movements
Year/Date of Composition           2000
First Performance    2001
Dedication    Mr. Ruşen Güneş
Average Duration   15 minutes
Instrumentation       Viola and Piano

String Quartet No.1
Movements/Sections         4 movements
I. Allegro
II. Andante serenita
III. Scherzo
IV. Allegro penserioso
Year/Date of Composition           2001
Average Duration   20 minutes
Instrumentation       2 Violins, viola, cello

Trio for Oboe, Cello and Piano
Movements/Sections         3 sections
1. Toccata
2. Legato, moderato espressivo
3. Andante
Year/Date of Composition           1988, 2012
Dedication    Mr. İlhan Usmanbaş
Average Duration   9 minutes
Instrumentation       Oboe, Cello, Piano

String Quartet No.2
Work Title    String Quartet No.2
Alternative Title      Ottoman Suite
Year/Date of Composition           2015
Dedication    Sarper ÖZSAN
Average Duration   20 minutes
Instrumentation       2 violins, viola, cello


Patterns
Alternative Title      Wind Trio
Movements/Sections         3
Year/Date of Composition           2015
Average Duration   12 minutes
Instrumentation       flute, clarinet, bassoon

Rumi's Warning
Alternative Title      Prelude for Two Harps
Year/Date of Composition           2016
Average Duration   4 minutes
Instrumentation       2 harps
Related Works         Adapted from the 1st movement of the Rumi Cantata

ThaLaasSaaa They Shouted
Alternative Title      Percussion Ensemble
Movements/Sections         1
Year/Date of Composition           2016
Average Duration   6 minutes
Instrumentation       Percussion Ensemble: xylophone, triangle, tambourine, snare drum, cymbal, tenor drum, bass drum
The Broken Olive Branch
Alternative Title      Violoncello and Classical Guitar Sonata
Year/Date of Composition           2016-08
Dedication    To Francesco Diodovich and Giovanna Buccarella
Average Duration   15 minutes
Instrumentation       classical guitar, cello

Horn Trio
Alternative Title      The Fisherman's Hope (Balıkçının Umudu)
Movements/Sections         1
Year/Date of Composition           2017
Average Duration   5-6 minutes
Instrumentation       3 horns (F)

Penelope's Feast
Alternative Title      Dance Suite
Year/Date of Composition           2018
Dedication    To the memory of my cousin, ballerina Yüksel AND
Average Duration   12 minutes
Instrumentation       horn, violoncello, piano

The Bottle of Tears
Alternative Title      Wind Quintet 2
Movements/Sections         3 movements:
Spaces
Volumes
Seeing Through
Year/Date of Composition           2019
Dedication    To the tears of an archeolog
Average Duration   6 minutes
Instrumentation       flute, oboe, clarinet (B?), bassoon, horn (F)

Brass Quintet
Alternative Title      Anatolian Mountains
Movements/Sections         5 movements
Year/Date of Composition           2019
Average Duration   11 minutes
Instrumentation       2 trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba

Sonata for 2 Cellos
Alternative Title      Double Headed
Movements/Sections         4 movements:
1. Double Headed
2. Coaching
3. Dominance
4. Intersubjectivity
Year/Date of Composition           2019
Average Duration   12 minutes
Instrumentation       2 cellos

Solo Instrument 

The Musical Riddle
Dedication    Mr. Arthur Corra
Year/Date of Composition           1998
Average Duration   7 minutes
Instrumentation       solo cello

Piano Sonata No.1
Movements/Sections         3 movements
I. Allegro pietosamente
II. Moderato con chiarezza
III. Allegro scorrendo
Year/Date of Composition           2001
Average Duration   15 minutes
Instrumentation       Solo Piano

Guitar Sonata
Alternative Title      Aural Poem
Movements/Sections         4 movements
Moderato con disinvoltura
Andante ghiribizzoso
Andante con serenita
Allegro a piacere ma con osservanzo
Year/Date of Composition           2003
Dedication    Mr. Ahmet Kanneci
Average Duration   15 minutes
Instrumentation       Classical Guitar

41 Variations on a Hymn
Alternative Title      Guitar Variations
Movements/Sections         41 variations
Year/Date of Composition           2015
Dedication    To Cakir Hafizlar
Average Duration   25 minutes
Instrumentation       classical guitar

At the Edge
Alternative Title      Suite for Cello
Movements/Sections         3 movements
Year/Date of Composition           2017
Dedication    Daria B.
Average Duration   12 minutes
Instrumentation       cello

Les Perdus
Alternative Title      The Missing Ones
Movements/Sections         1 piece
Year/Date of Composition           2017
Average Duration   4 minutes
Instrumentation       bassoon

Ars Guitarra
Alternative Title      Scale Etudes on Turkish Makams
Year/Date of Composition           2018
Instrumentation       guitar

Paths
Alternative Title      Prep exercises for piano
Year/Date of Composition           2018
Instrumentation       piano

12 Poises
Work Title    12 Poises
Year/Date of Composition           2018
Average Duration   1 minute per piece
Instrumentation       piano

Steps on Guitar
Alternative Title      Intro to Serialism on Guitar
Year/Date of Composition           2018
Instrumentation       guitar

Steps
Alternative Title      Introduction to Serialism on Piano
Year/Date of Composition           2018
Instrumentation       piano

Etude for the Left Hand
Movements/Sections         1 study
Year/Date of Composition           2019
Average Duration   2 minutes
Instrumentation       guitar

Prelude and Fugue for Piano
Movements/Sections         2 movements:
Year/Date of Composition           2019
1. Prelude
2. Fugue
Average Duration   5 minutes
Instrumentation       piano


Chant/Choir

Eskisehir Ballads
Alternative Title      Who Ever the Heart Loves (Gönül Kimi Severse)
Movements/Sections         5 sections
Koca Öküz
Entarisi Kırmızı
Çeşmeler Yaptırdım
Elindeki Mendili
Yoğurdum Var
Year/Date of Composition           1985
Librettist       Traditional
Language      Turkish
Dedication    Who ever my heart loved
Average Duration   10 minutes
Piece Style    Traditional
Instrumentation       Chorus (male + female voices), flute, wooden spoons, lute (sop, alto), guitar

Tribute to the Wise One
Alternative Title      Sonata for Double Choir
Movements/Sections         4
Year/Date of Composition           1994
Language      English
Dedication    Mr. Erçivan SAYDAM
Average Duration   14 minutes
Instrumentation       Double choir

Anatolia
Alternative Title      Etudes for Voice Nach Darmstadt
Movements/Sections         7
Year/Date of Composition           1998
Language      English, German, Turkish
Average Duration   5 minutes but flexible
Instrumentation       Voice

Parody of Words
Movements/Sections         7
Year/Date of Composition           2016
Language      English
Average Duration   6 minutes
Instrumentation       mezzo soprano, bass-baritone

My Mom's Prayer
Key     D Huseyni
Movements/Sections         1
Year/Date of Composition           2017
Librettist       Composer
Language      English, Turkish
Average Duration   1 minute
Instrumentation       tenor

Chant and Accompany

The Music of Words
Movements/Sections         4 movements:
I. Moderato giusto
II. Andante con tenerezza
III. Presto con brio
IV. Allegro riposo
Year/Date of Composition           2013
Librettist       Composer
Language      English
Dedication    To the idea of Europe
Average Duration   15 minutes
Instrumentation       soprano, Pierrot quintet (flute/piccolo, clarinet, violin, cello, piano) Oh

Oh my God where are You
Alternative Title      Cantata
Movements/Sections         6 movements
Year/Date of Composition           2016-11
Librettist       composer
Language      Hittite, English, German, Turkish
Dedication    to Dr. Arthur CORRA of Illinois State University
Average Duration   20 minutes
Instrumentation       soprano, tenor, flute, horn, percussion, harp, viola

Songs of Liberty
Movements/Sections         7 movements:
I. Gorgeous Freedom
II. Freedom
III. Liberty
IV. Fire of Xanthos
V. Never is the night completely dark
VI. No Man is an Island
VII. Do not worry
Year/Date of Composition           2019
Librettist       see below
I. Aleksandr Blok (1880-1921), translation Ali Riza SARAL
II. George William Russell (1867-1935), translation Ali Riza SARAL
III. Paul Eluard (1895-1952), translation Ali Riza SARAL
IV. Xanthos Lycian Anonym (6th? cty BC), adoptated by Ali Riza SARAL
V. Paul Eluard (1895-1952), translation Ali Riza SARAL
VI. John Donne (1572-1631), translation Ali Riza SARAL
VII. Lycian Anonym (6th? cty BC), adopted by Ali Riza SARAL
Language      English, Turkish
Average Duration   18 minutes
Instrumentation       mezzo-soprano, clarinet (B?), piano

Electroacoustic

Piece for Computer and 4 Trombones
Work Title    Piece for Computer and 4 Trombones
Alternative Title      Death on the Border
Movements/Sections         7
Year/Date of Composition           1990 - 1992
Dedication    Mr. Charles Stokes
Average Duration   11 minutes
Instrumentation       Computer generated tape part and 4 tromboni