Music in Celvetiyye

Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Bursa Uludağ University, İlahiyat Fakültesi, İslam Tarihi Ve Sanatları Böl., Turkey

Approval Date: 2019

Thesis Language: Turkish


Supervisor: Muhammet Zinnur Kanık


Islamic Dervish Lodges and Islamic Sects made significant contributions to the progress, teaching and evolvement for Turkish Music. Therefore, during the Ottoman Empire's time, those indicated works which were shown as masterpieces of our music history were composed by members of the Islamic Dervishes.Via the Mevleyiyeh Sect was constituted in Anatolian territories and the Turkish Music was well-known through Islamic Dervish Lodges and this music was introduced from Egypt, one of the territory of Northern Africa, till Balkan peninsula.On the other hand, the Islamic Monasteries, which are regarded as Faculty of Fine arts of the era, they brought forth to attain significant craftsman in History of Turkish Islamic Art where places those individuals was interested to art and after all they come together to improve themselves. The Conquest of Constantinople in terms of World History and the History of Turkish Islamic Arts was the inception of a new era and it has ushered a new age. The activities around the conversion give results in the city of Istanbul made a cultural and artistic center tracked as government policy by Ottoman Empire came to existence with competent works in music and advanced architecture. The Sect of Celvetiyye was established in Istanbul which the city had became a center of culture and art center where the works with high artistic value were given in terms of our musical history. On the other hand, we have tried to give informations about many members of well-known music lovers in Celvetiyye Islamic Sect and dhikr, religious ceremony, music masterpieces which we have researched their works in our study.