A GENTLEMAN OF ISTANBUL [string orchestra with soloist]

Symphony for Strings, Percussion, Piano, Oud, Ney, and Tenor

  • I. Clocks and Bells of Vienna – Allegro
  • II. Death of Kaya Sultan – Jazz Ballad
  • III. Vegetarian Dervishes – Semai
  • IV. Alexander the Great – Devr-i Kebir and Vivace

Composed by Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol

Commissioned by A Far Cry
Performed by A Far Cry, Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol and George Lernis

Recorded at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Jamaica Plain (September 22, 2018)