III. Maqam Nihavend: Upon Request

2015
2 min 55 sec
Colour, sound
Shot on HD w/ 240 frames per second
Aspect ratio 16:9

Maqam (pl. Maqamat)

1. a system of melody types used in Turkish classical music. It provides a complex set of rules for composing and performance. Each maqam specifies a unique intervalic structure and melodic development. Throughout the history 590 different types of maqamat has been established. However, about 40 maqamat are being used today.
2. translating to "stations" in Arabic, a term that references the various stages a Sufi's soul must attain in its search for God.


II. Maqam Dugah (video test)

2014
2 min 30 sec
Colour, sound
Shot on HD w/ 960 frames per second
Aspect ratio 16:9


I. Maqam Hijaz (video test)

2014
1 min 30 sec
B&w, sound
Shot on HD w/ 480 frames per second
Aspect ratio 16:9