Plevna March - Ottoman March

Plevna March or Osman Pasha March was written in order to commemorate en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osman_Nuri_Pa%C5%9Fa, who led en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_of_the_Ottoman_Empire in the en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Plevna.

It was sung under the name of Old Plevna March by Hafız Yaşar Bey and his group in 1910 (not definite) and underwent some changes before it took its final version. According to this record, it had been written by Mehmet Ali Bey. According to other sources, it was written by Mithat Efendi and composed by en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ottoman_Armenian_population composer en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dikran_Tchouhadjian. There are still other sources that claim the song was written by Georges Pera and composed by Edouard Taxim where these names only represent the nicknames.

Its tone is Con tristezza, which means with sadness.