From ERKİN, U.C.: Köçekçe / Violin Concerto / Symphony No. 2 (2016)
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Ulvi Cemal Erkin was one of the ‘Turkish Five’, contemporaries who established the foundations of twentieth-century Turkish music by combining Western forms with their own folk traditions. His most performed work is Köçekçe, a dance suite inspired by the traditional köçek dancers of his native country.