GEOGRAPHY AND PLACE ELEMENTS IN EMIRDAG FOLK SONGS

  • Satı Kumartaşlıoğlu

Abstract

The first thing that comes to mind when you say Emirdag is undoubtedly "Emirdag folk songs". Folk songs are, in general, important values that convey the common cultural values of a society to future generations for all that every area has its own folk songs. Emirdag folk songs are a folklore element that carries values of Turkish culture with both the words and the melody to future generations. For this reason, the cultural values of the Emirdag folk songs should be examined from different angles and must reveal the cultural values that were carried by Emirdag folk songs. The most notable geography and location elements in Emirdag folk songs are "Emirdag" with the village names and "tableland" in Emirdag. When the songs of Emirdag are examined, the following result comes out: Some elements of place in the folk songs are not related to the content of the folk song. But these are usually included in the some mold words as to the tradition of singing. Some place elements are also directly related to the content of the folk song. In this article, the most repeated geography and place elements in Emirdag folk songs are discussed both the concept of "folk song" in general and the situation in the songs of Emirdag of these elements. Additionally, the elements of geography and place in the folk songs of Emirdag have been evaluated both in terms of the structure and content of the folk song.

Published
May 24, 2018
How to Cite
KUMARTAŞLIOĞLU, Satı. GEOGRAPHY AND PLACE ELEMENTS IN EMIRDAG FOLK SONGS. PALIMPSEST / ПАЛИМПСЕСТ, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 5, p. 99-113, may 2018. ISSN 2545-3998. Available at: <http://js.ugd.edu.mk/index.php/PAL/article/view/2257>. Date accessed: 19 june 2018.
Section
КНИЖЕВНОСТ/ LITERATURE