I have been playing a lot of piano lately, having been initially inspired by the beautiful music by contemporary Turkish composer Toygar Isikli that I hear in so many of the Turkish TV drama series that I've been watching (no, I do not speak Turkish--I watch with English subtitles). A little known fact for Americans is that Turkey is actually the second largest exporter of drama series after the United States! This piece is a haunting cello piece from the series, Fatmagul'un Secu Ne? called, "Imkansizin Ortsinda." I listened to the original over and over and then figured out, by ear, a piano arrangement. Here is the original piece:
And here is my piano arrangement based on this piece. It's hard to compete with the haunting sound of the cello, my absolute favorite instrument, but nevertheless I hope you enjoy!:
Shenna Shepard Playing Her Piano Arrangement of Imkansizin Ortsinda by Turkish Composer Toygar Isikli
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This blog page represents my own piano arrangements created off of other's tunes. I took 7 years of piano lessons throughout my childhood and have played off and on in my adult life. My piano is an 1884 Ivers & Pond Upright Grand which I had refinished and rebuilt about 24 years ago.