Salih Demirtaş is a PhD candidate in the Musicology and Music Theory program at Istanbul Technical University (ITU). He received his MA degree in ethnomusicology at the Center for Advanced Studies in Music (MIAM) at ITU in 2019 with his thesis “Critical Edition of Hampartsum Manuscript YZPER2 in the Private Archive of Ali Rifat Çağatay”. He also holds a BA in journalism and received a sound engineering education at SAE Amsterdam. He is an editor in the Turkish Music Academic Circle (TUMAC) and researcher at ITU Ottoman-Turkish Music Research Group (OTMAG). He works for the Corpus Musicae Ottomanicae project as a research associate at the Orient-Institut Istanbul since September 2019.
- Historical musicology
- History & historiography of Turkish music
- Manuscript studies: codicology, paleography, iconography and art history
- Music cognition, timbre, intonation and sound art
23.09.2019: “Cataloging Private Archives of Turkish Music: Case Studies of OTMAG”, CMO Workshop Series on Cataloging, Editing, and Performing Ottoman Music: Archives and Catalogues of Written Music and Sound Recordings, Orient-Institut Istanbul.
Özen, E. & Demirtaş S. & Baysal O. (2019). Musical Keywords in The Mevlevi Ayin Tradition. In International Music and Sciences Symposium Proceedings (pp. 577-586), Istanbul Technical University Turkish Music State Conservatory, Istanbul, 17-19 April 2019.
Demirtaş, S. & Özen E. & Baysal O. (2018). Edvar Geleneğinde Müzikötesinin Müzikle İlişkisi ve Mevlevi Ayini Repertuarına Yansımaları. In IX. International Hisarlı Ahmet Symposium Proceedings (pp. 322-331), Afyon Kocatepe University State Conservatory, Kütahya, 10-12 May 2018.
Özen, E. & Demirtaş S. & Baysal O. (2018). Beste-i Kadimler’den Dede Efendi’ye Mevlevi Ayinlerinde Söz Boyama. In IX. International Hisarlı Ahmet Symposium Proceedings (pp. 106-116), Afyon Kocatepe University State Conservatory, Kütahya, 10-12 May 2018.
“Mevlevi Ayinlerinde Söz Boyama”, TÜBİTAK Project, Program Code: 1001, Project No: 117K383, Project coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Ozan Baysal, 2017. https://trdizin.gov.tr/publication/project/detail/TVRnd01UWTI=
Doğrusöz, N. ed. (2018). Rauf Yekta Bey’in Musiki Antikaları. Ankara: Atatürk Kültür Merkezi Başkanlığı Yayınları.
Ayangil, R. ed. (2016). 100. Ölüm Yıldönümünde “Üstâd-ı Cihân” Tanbûrî Cemil Bey’e Armağan. Istanbul: İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi Yayınları.