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 29 works of music more than 5 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


List of Compositions
prepared by Ersin ANTEP

ALİ RIZA SARAL[1]
Isparta, 1960
Şan ve Orkestra
Ani's Papyrus [2] “Mezzosoprano, Bas Bariton, Koro ve Orkestra İçin Oratoryo”, 2002  (19’)
Rumi Cantata “BACH cantata setup” (SATB solistler, SATB koro, yaylı çalgılar orkestrası), 2015 (14’)
Stood Her in Pain (Voices: mixed chorus (SATB), Orchestra: piccolo, flute, oboe, clarinet (B), bassoon, horn (F), trumpet (B), tenor trombone, timpani, cymbals, strings), 2017 (15’)

Orkestra
Missing Spaces [3] (yaylı çalgılar orkestrası), 1999 (6’)
The Secret at the Light House (yaylı çalgılar orkestrası[4]), 2014 (10’)

Oda Müziği
Obua ve Piyano İçin Üç Parça[5], 1988 (9’)
Passacaglia “Dört Çalgı Partisi İçin), 1988 (3’)
Calls from the Past (Trio; flüt, obua, fagot), 1988 (5’)
Mutations - Mutation of Variation towards Sonata (Nefesli Beşli: flüt, obua, klarnet, fagot, korno), 1989 (9’)
Improvisation (viyola, piyano), 1990 (6’)
Viyola ve Piyano için Sonat  [6], 2000 (14’)
String Quartet No.1, 2001 (20’) 
Trio for Oboe, Cello and Piano, 2012 (9’) 
String Quartet 2 “Ottoman Suite”, 2015 (20’) 
Patterns “Wind Trio, For Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, 2015 (12’) 
Rumi’s Warning “Two Harps, 2016 (4’) 
ThaLaasSaaa They Shouted “Percussion Ensemble, 2016 (6’)

Solo Çalgı
The Musical Riddle (viyolonsel), 1991 (7’)
Piyano İçin Sonat, 2001 (15’)
“Aural Poem” Gitar İçin Sonat, 2003, 15’
41 Variations on a Hymn (gitar), 2015 (25’)

Şan/Koro
Gönül Kimi Severse “Eskişehir Oyun Müzikleri Üzerine Koro, Gitar, Kaşık, Flüt İçin Düzenleme” (süit biçiminde), 1985 (10’)
Tribute to the Wise One [7]SATB Çift Koro İçin” (sonat formunda), 1994) (14’)
Anatolia [8] “Eşliksiz Solo Ses İçin Etüt”, 2000 (5’ - ~)
Parody of Words “Eşliksiz Solo Ses İçin”, 2016 (6’)
My Mom’s Prayer [9] “Eşliksiz Solo Ses İçin”, 2017 (1’)

Şan ve Eşlik
The Music of Words “Secular Cantata for Soprano and Pierrot Quintet” (flüt/pikolo flüt, klarnet, keman, viyolonsel, piyano), 2013 (15’)
Oh My God Where are You “Sacred Cantata For Vocal Soloists” (soprano, tenor, flute, horn, percussion, harp, viola[10]), 2015 (14’)

Elektroakustik Müzik
Death on the Border “Bilgisayar, 4 Trombon ve Ses Bandı İçin”, 1992 (11’)

[1] Bestecinin eserlerinin tümü; Petrucci kütüphanesindedir: http://imslp.org/wiki/Category:Saral,_Ali_Riza
[2] “The Book of Dead” üzerine kurulu
[3] Kayıp Boşluklar
[4] 4-3-2-2-1
[5] Three Pieces for Oboe and Piano
[6] Ruşen Güneş için
[7] Bilge Kişinin Onuruna Sunu
[8] Anadolu. Bestecinin İngilizce notu: limited alleatory sketches on transparent paper
[9] Anadolu. Bestecinin İngilizce notu: limited alleatory sketches on transparent paper
[10] Triangle - Tambur – Cymbal, Tenor drum - snare drum(snares off)