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Neyzen Tevfik Kolayli, widely known as Neyzen Tevfik (1879-1953) was a poet and a composer. Noted mostly for his satirical work, he is also the known composer of four works. His "Nihavend Saz Semaisi" is one the most beautiful examples of this genre in the nihavend makam.
The work has an ABCBDBEB formal structure and is set on the aksak semai usul.
Romantic in its appeal, this work shows an impressive level of mastery and opens up new horizons from a compositional point of view. It is also an excellent example bridging the traditional and the new.