Istanbul (Byzantium, Constantinople or Konstantiniyye?)


How does Istanbul feel?

Listen to “Variations on Rondo alla Turca of Mozart”“1001 Nights at the Harem Violin Concerto” and “Black Earth” composed and played by Fazil Say (Outstanding contemporary Turkish composer and concert pianist).

Listen to “Mahser-i Istanbul“ from Cahit Berkay (Mogollar) and Grup Zan

Listen to “Fretless Guitar Fusion” from Telvin trio (with Erkan Ogur)

Listen to “Sil baştan” by Sebnem Ferah

Listen to “Bir tek sen” from Bulent Ortacgil

Listen to “XL” from Nil

Listen to “Yetmiyor yetemiyor” by Bulutsuzluk Ozlemi

Listen to “Dans etmeye…” by Asli

Listen to “Bahtimin ruzgari” by Kamil Erdem and Rene Sopa Quartet

Listen to “Lady from İstanbul” by Fatih Erkoc and Kerem Gorsev Trio 

Listen to “Telvin” in Jazzmix Festival.


Read the book “Istanbul” from Nobel Prize Laureate Orhan Pamuk

Watch the movie “Crossing the Bridge” by Fatih Akin

Watch the movie “Uzak” by Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Watch the movie “Bal” by Semih Kaplanoglu


More on Istanbul:

General info on Istanbul

Travel by boat in İstanbul