Tanbur player and composer Erol Sayan one of the musicians who have served Turkish music, has composed many composes and brought them to Turkish music. In this research, it is aimed to examine the composes of Erol Sayan in terms of prosody. For this purpose, Erol Sayan's works selected in different forms and maqams were examined with the Prosody Analysis Technique (PIT) presented in the study. The research is in the descriptive scanning model and the data were collected by the source scanning method. As a result of the literature review, 210 works of the composer were reached, and the research was limited to 5 verbal works in different forms and maqams. A new examination technique was needed because prosody examinations are laborious and take time in terms of time, therefore, a new examination technique, “Prozodi İnceleme Tekniği” (PIT), was presented in order to facilitate prosody examinations of verbal works. According to the results of the research; It has been determined that the works of the composer are suitable for prosody according to the prosody analysis technique. In future research, it is suggested that musical examinations of other composers' works should be done with the same method.
Keywords: Erol Sayan, composing, work review, music, analysis, prosody