Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Instrument I (Kaval) CKV 101 1 2 + 2 3 4
Precondition Courses <p>-</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>-</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör. CENGİZ ATLAN
Course Lecturers Öğr.Gör. CENGİZ ATLAN,
Course Assistants


Course Category
Course Objective

To examine the elements of Turkish Music in relation to each other. To make him know his instrument. To be able to recognize the authorities and to be able to fulfill the performance.

Course Content


Introducing the instrument, holding technique, playing simple melodies. Method follow-up, performance of the work, exercises. Method follow-up, work performance, exercises. Following the method and improving the command of the instrument, exercises, playing pieces appropriate to the level, dictation from the tape, writing styles. Following the method and playing the works appropriate to the level, interpretation. Follow-up of method and rush. Following the method and playing the works suitable for the level. Finishing the method, stealing and developing works based on technique, attitude and interpretation.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Examines the elements of Turkish music in terms of their relations with each other. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 Recognizes the structure of the kaval, learns the techniques of making sounds, performs the notes of 4/4, 2/4, 1/8, 1/16. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
3 Gains the ability to play an instrument at an adequate beginner level Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
4 He plays Temir Ağa Türkü Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
5 He performs the Koçeri Bar Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 History of Kaval Research and discussion of the findings using the sources mentioned about the history of the kaval
2 Structural Description of Kaval Investigating the properties of the kaval's construction, discussing the structure of the kaval, which materials can be made, which trees or materials can be made and used today, and having the student prepared for the subject.
3 Kaval Types Turkey and the music community in the world, which investigated the structural properties of the material they are made from reed varieties used and have knowledge about the length and diameter dimensions
4 Making sound from kaval and performance techniques First of all, trying to make a sound with a cylindrical 30-40 cm long hollow pipe without closing the curtains.
5 The concept of finger poses in Kaval performance. Investigation of the location of the notes in the kaval and the different positions and performance of the notes.
6 Breath (diaphragm) control during kaval performance. Performing breathing exercises in the whistling position without touching the lips first
7 Lip exercises and obtaining the Voice. Firstly obtaining the flute sound by doing exercises in whistling position with any empty pipe
8 Lip positions and syllables used when performing a 4/4 note 2/4 and 1/4 note 1/8. Practicing tu, ku, tu-ku syllables by blowing to the right or left side without closing the curtains
9 Long sound exercises for 2nd position use in Kaval performance. Showing the 4/4 and 2/4 notes on the porte and doing bona exercises.
10 Exercise training in 6/8 style Exercise-1. Investigation of exercises related to 6/8 rhythm patterns used in Turkish Folk Music and composed folk songs
11 Temir Ağa (Part 1). Teaching the first part of the song Temir Ağa as bona, then doing solfege
12 Sarı Seyran Bar Making the ballad note named Sarı Seyran Barı first as bona and then solfege
13 Koçeri Bar havası. Reading 1/6 note as bona with metronome
14 An overview Repeating the lessons until today with exams, individual studies, performance tasks
Course Notes <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;Kaval Method, Fedai Taştekin, 2011, Gazimihal, R. M. 2001. Turkish Wind Instruments. Second edition. Ankara. Ministry of Culture. &Ouml;zt&uuml;rk, &Ouml;. 2005. Black Sea Encyclopedic Dictionary. Volume 2. Istanbul. Open, Cafer, (1994). Instrumental Science (Organology), Newborn Printing House, Istanbul .... Kemal , AKDEMİR, Kemal, &nbsp;Kavalı Playing Techniques and Education Curriculum in Higher Education Institutions and Conservatories that provide Music Education, Cengiz Atlan unpublished lecture note,</p>
Course Resources

Turkish Radio Television Corporation TURKISH FOLK MUSIC NOTA ARCHIVE, Selections from Turkish Folk Music (1, 2, 3), TRT Turkey Radio and Television Corporation of Music Department of Ankara February 1998 Hamit China, Burdur Drops, Governor's Press, Izmir, 1989. Cafer Açın, Instrumental Science (Organology), Newborn Printing House, Istanbul, (1994), Saadet Abdullayeva, Azerbaijan Folk Instrument, Adiloğlu Publication, Baku, 2002, Bela Bartok, Folk Music from Asia Minor, Translator: Bülent Aksoy, Pan Publishing Istanbul ( 1991)

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Will be trained in the field of Turkish culture and art. X
2 Grows up as an artist in the area of the instrument preferred by Turkish music. X
3 Will be raised about the evil eye and repertoire of Turkish music. X
4 Gains knowledge of Western music, piano and harmony.
5 Represents Turkish music art on platforms where Turkish music is performed. X
7 Have an academic perspective in the field of Turkish music. X
8 Contributes to the social life of society with its art. X
8 Have an universally possess academic ethics and principles. X
9 Contributes to Turkish music culture and art. X
10 Recognizes world music, gains music culture in this field. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 55
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 15
2. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 15
3. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 15
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Performance Task (Application) 3 1 3
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Workload 101
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.04
dersAKTSKredisi 4