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Yuvarlak Kütüphane

ARTICLES

You can find all my published articles here.

The Usage of Rubric in Evaluation of Different Properties of Cellos - Istanbul University Press

The purpose of this research is to develop a method to test different properties of a given violoncello. The properties tested are the variety of color, vibrato production, capacity of volume, equality of sound among different registers, characteristic tone. The study is designed as descriptive research. The study group of the study consists of; three different handmade cellos, six expert lecturers on the field and a volunteer undergraduate student from cello arts of the music department of the conservatory of a state university in Central Anatolia, Turkey.

A Test Development Study on Aural Skills Part of the Entrance Exam for the State Conservatory Drama Department - Cyprus Internatioanl University Press

This study was made to provide a supporting tool for Anadolu University Drama Department Entrance Exam, which contains an aural skills part. After reviewing the expert’s opinion on the preliminary test, resulting test was given to the preparation class of the University. The validity of the test was calculated using Kuder-Richardson 20 formula and Statistical Package for the Social Sciences. After analyzing all the results it shows that this test is valid to measure the aural skills of student candidates of drama department.

Technical Examination of Ludwig van Beethoven's 5th Symphony's Tutti Cello Part -Trakya University Press

The aim of this study is to introduce the second movement of L. van Beethoven‘s 5th Symphony to the cellists who wish to be members of the symphonic orchestras. After evaluating orchestral audition lists in Europe, Turkey and U.S.A. this piece was found to be the most frequently asked excerpt. This study will provide guidance on how to practice this particular movement which is frequently included in excerpts lists for symphonic orchestra auditions

A Test Development Study on Aural Skills Part of the Entrance Exam for the State Conservatory Drama Department - Cyprus Internatioanl University Press

This study was made to provide a supporting tool for Anadolu University Drama Department Entrance Exam, which contains an aural skills part. After reviewing the expert’s opinion on the preliminary test, resulting test was given to the preparation class of the University. The validity of the test was calculated using Kuder-Richardson 20 formula and Statistical Package for the Social Sciences. After analyzing all the results it shows that this test is valid to measure the aural skills of student candidates of drama department.

The Contribution Of The Use Of Photography As

A Learning Material In Beginner/Level Cello Education
Materials To The Learning Process - Asos Journal Press

The aim of the research is to determine the contributions that will be made in the initial stage of cello education if the photographs are used as learning materials. In line with this purpose, a textbook enriched with photographs has been prepared for beginner-level cello education. The book was used as a textbook in practice groups consisting of beginner cello students. The students were observed in their lessons, and the cello teacher's observations in the lessons were learned through interviews. The data obtained were evaluated within the framework of the beginning level instrument education gains and the application groups were interpreted comparatively. It has been understood that photographs are effective visual learning materials that can be used in instrument education, and it has been determined that students' attention and concentration are positively affected. It has been concluded that photography has positive effects on gaining the correct playing position and providing body control.

A Musical Life In The Georgian Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics - Asos Journal Press

Music, a powerful communication tool, has also been used by political authorities in some periods to give societies/people a common identity. Especially when the nationalist understanding began to settle at the end of the 19th century and gained importance in the 20th century, the direction of the art of music changed. In these periods, music played an essential role in shaping education, propaganda, and nationalist understanding. This study deals with the 20th century Georgian Soviet Socialist Republics Union Period, under the state authority of music policies. It is known that the sanctions on the art of music were quite heavy, especially between the years of 1932-1953 during the martial law. Nevertheless, the attitude of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in those years changed the direction of music in the countries under the republic of the union. The study is a qualitative study and consists of data collection, document analysis, and interviews conducted in Georgia.

Music and the Basic Elements Forming Music

The purpose of this study is to provide a source, on basic elements of music, which is easily comprehended for health and music professionals to use when they are doing any interdisciplinary work. Although researchers working on interdisciplinary projects can easily access encyclopedic information at any time, they may also need in-side view of persons from that discipline. At this point, the authors of this article meant to provide this inside look for anybody who conduct interdisciplinary studies. In accordance with this purpose through the study, the basic elements of music are examined under the titles of melody, harmony, timbre, form, rhythm, dynamics and texture.

Development and Validation of The Anadolu University Music Perception Test

In Turkey, children are accepted to conservatory music departments after fourth grade and fine arts high school music departments after eighth grade by taking a musical talent test. For students with high musical aural skills to know about their potential and be directed to the related education institutions there needs to be a valid test. This study was, therefore, conducted to develop a valid internet-based test to assess music perception of children with design-based research. Design-based research includes a series of iterative stages that involve continuous data collection, analysis, and improvement, rather than a linear process in development and implementation activities. Voluntary-basis selected schools in the pilot city’s first through fourth grades (both public and private schools) were invited to join the preliminary test. A total of 433 students participated in the online test. The test has seven categories including pitch discrimination (single, two, and multiple tones), tempo, length, melody, and rhythm. For item analysis, two separate sequential samples were collected. The results were evaluated according to psychometric test development principles. The initial results show that the music perception test (AMAT) is a valid and reliable instrument. The test is open to public use and can be reached at: https://aummat.anadolu.edu.tr/amat/

Popularity Contest: Most Commonly Used Etude Books in American Colleges and Universities 

Scales, etudes, performance repertoire, and orchestral excerpts are the basic teaching materials for the cello student. In addition to scales and arpeggios, etudes provide both the facility and the technical foundation for the student's development. Etudes offer a concentrated study of one or more technical aspects in a short musical form. Depending upon the author and the date of composition, etudes differ both in style and technical demands. Cello students entering universities are most likely at different playing levels and although they may require different study materials, there are some common cello etude books that apply to the majority.

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