Winner of the ‘Best Music and Sound’ in Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS2018)
Oğuz Kaplangı, a prolific musician based in Edinburgh has been in the music business for over 20 years, mainly composes for TV, theatre, advertising and big screen productions. His compositions explore a wide array of musical styles, ranging from electronic, rock, dub to pop, world, ambient, orchestral and oriental.
Besides his music production company “Creatrax” in Edinburgh, Oğuz is the owner of “Elec-Trip Music Productions” in Istanbul and the man behind “Express Jingles”, a library music catalogue represented in many countries.
In readiness for the return of Zinnie Harris’ critically acclaimed adaptation of Eugène Ionesco’s Rhinoceros, Elec-Trip Records is delighted to announce the release of the album Rhinoceros, which features music from the play performed and composed by acclaimed musician Oğuz Kaplangı.
Composed specifically for the production, directed by the celebrated founder of DOT Theatre, Murat Daltaban and performed by a diverse company of actors from Scotland and Turkey, Rhinoceros marries traditional and industrial qualities, bridging cultures with instruments including guitars, synths, bendir by Oğuz Kaplangı, bagpipes by Scottish artist Annie Grace, and violin by Turkish musician Özcan Şenyaylar.
A new version of "Rebirth" from "Rhinoceros"
Director - Robbie Jack
Composed & Arranged by Oğuz Kaplangı
Violin - Özcan Şenyaylar
Bagpipes - Annie Grace
Guitar, Bendir - Oğuz Kaplangı
Additional Percussions - Ferhat Akay