March 23, 2021

HERITAGE, Part 5/5 – The Delivery

After receiving my scores, Anjelika Akbar agreed to be my consultant. It took me about 6 months to play the 8 piano pieces of the project, at a quality level that was worth to be recorded.

I don’t know how many sleepless nights I had during those 6 months. It should not be forgotten that besides pursuing a business life that required me to travel a lot, the lyrics of the 7 pieces had to be written, the arrangements of the vocal versions prepared, singers to be found etc.

Writing the lyrics was easier than I thought. But we had to work very long hours with Mehmet Esemen, who made the arrangements, in order to achieve a result that would satisfy both of us.

We recorded the 8 solo piano pieces at a 12 hour long night session. Vocal recordings took about 1 week.

Just before the project was over, I called Anjelika Akbar and asked if she had any objection to her name to be mentioned on the CD as my consultant. She said she would be very happy.

After I designed the cover of the CD and printed it, I uploaded the music to the CD.

The project was finished and I handed it over to its owner.☺

Music of the post: Cal Bana – Mehmet U. Soyer (Untold Stories)

Mehmet U. Soyer © 2009-2021

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