'Thracian Airs of Besime Sultan' (excerpt) by Turkish-born composer Erberk Eryılmaz. Commissioned as part of 20x2020 project by Apollo Chamber Players and premiered on May 1, 2015 in Duncan Recital Hall (Rice University). Work based on folk music from the Thracian region, including areas of Turkey (Anatolia), Greece, Romania and Bulgaria.
Performers include members of Apollo: Matthew Detrick and Anabel Ramirez, violin; Whitney Bullock, viola; Matthew Dudzik, cello
Guest artists: Ismail Lumakovski, Roma clarinet; Timothy Pitts, bass; Matthew McClung, percussion.
Audio engineer: Ryan Edwards, Coincident Sound
More info. at: apollochamberplayers.org
Mr. Eryilmaz's website: erberkeryilmaz.com