Yıl 2019, Cilt 3 , Sayı 2, Sayfalar 146 - 164 2019-12-31

Discovering One’s Self Through Embodiment of Tradition in Meşk: An Analysis of the Mode of Transmission in Turkish Performative Traditions

Şebnem SÖZER ÖZDEMİR [1]


Meşk is a polysemic concept that originates from traditional Turkish music and denotes both an embodied mode of transmission and a participatory performance style that characterizes Turkish performative traditions. As a traditional mode of transmission, it is the face-to-face training method that is based on the pupil’s faithful repetition/imitation of the master’s performance. As a performance style, it combines repetition with innovation, as it is based on improvisation according to already existing traditional patterns. This idiosyncratic correlation between repetition and change in meşk produces a unique aesthetics, in which the performers search for the new that does not get old. This search is connected to the mystical teaching of tasavvuf that is particular to Turkish culture. Following tasavvuf’s objective of discovering one’s self through disciplining the soul by disciplining the body, the performers of Turkish traditions search for their selves through practicing the arts they try to master. In this manner, they act as a part of the traditional chain that maintains heart-to-heart transmission of spirituality.
Turkish performative traditions, transmission, meşk, embodiment, spirituality
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Orcid: 0000-0001-5957-4306
Yazar: Şebnem SÖZER ÖZDEMİR (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: DÜZCE ÜNİVERSİTESİ SANAT, TASARIM VE MİMARLIK FAKÜLTESİ SAHNE SANATLARI BÖLÜMÜ
Ülke: Turkey


Destekleyen Kurum Düzce University, Turkey
Proje Numarası 2018.09.06.823
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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 31 Aralık 2019

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APA SÖZER ÖZDEMİR, Ş . (2019). Discovering One’s Self Through Embodiment of Tradition in Meşk: An Analysis of the Mode of Transmission in Turkish Performative Traditions. Musicologist , 3 (2) , 146-164 . DOI: 10.33906/musicologist.658482
MLA SÖZER ÖZDEMİR, Ş . "Discovering One’s Self Through Embodiment of Tradition in Meşk: An Analysis of the Mode of Transmission in Turkish Performative Traditions". Musicologist 3 (2019 ): 146-164 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/musicologist/issue/51441/658482>
Chicago SÖZER ÖZDEMİR, Ş . "Discovering One’s Self Through Embodiment of Tradition in Meşk: An Analysis of the Mode of Transmission in Turkish Performative Traditions". Musicologist 3 (2019 ): 146-164
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AMA SÖZER ÖZDEMİR Ş . Discovering One’s Self Through Embodiment of Tradition in Meşk: An Analysis of the Mode of Transmission in Turkish Performative Traditions. Musicologist. 2019; 3(2): 146-164.
Vancouver SÖZER ÖZDEMİR Ş . Discovering One’s Self Through Embodiment of Tradition in Meşk: An Analysis of the Mode of Transmission in Turkish Performative Traditions. Musicologist. 2019; 3(2): 164-146.