Kırşehir, located in the Central Anatolian Region, is in a central location and among the cities of culture where unmetered folk songs like bozlak are produced. The valuable poets who grew up in this cultural environment are of great importance in the recognition of Kırşehir as a city of culture and music. Neşet Ertaş, known as the last Abdal, is one of the irreplaceable folk poets of Kırşehir.
This study includes the analysis of four randomly selected folk songs by Neşet Ertaş, which are not included in the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) Turkish Folk Music (THM) Note Archive, in terms of mode and style. In the research, it has been tried to reveal the determining features of these folk songs by Neşet Ertaş in terms of maqam and tempo according to the Turkish Art Music (TSM) theory. In addition, some information is given about the history of Kırşehir, Turkish folk music of the Kırşehir region and its important representatives. In the study, it has been evaluated and interpreted with which mode and tempo structure Neşet Ertaş folk songs are sung and the results of the findings obtained in this direction have been included. Besides, scanning model has been used and archive research has been conducted in the study.
Keywords; Kirsehir, Neset Ertas, Turkish Folk Music, Maqam, Usûl.