Music of Turkey

Prodigy plays 10 instruments

A young autistic Turkish young man with a talent for "absolute pitch" can play 10 instruments at a professional level.

Murat Yurtçu, 23, was diagnosed with autism at the age of four when his family took him to a health facility because his speaking and physical abilities were different than his peers.

Turkish clarinet legend Kandıralı dies at 90

The Turkish clarinet legend, Mustafa Kandıralı, known to be one of the best clarinet virtuosos not only in the country but also in the world, has died at the age of 90 due to organ failure.

Kandıralı, whose original surname is Kadıoğlu, was born in the northwestern province of Kocaeli's Kandıra district in 1930.