Arif Sağ

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Arif Sağ (born 1945 in Aşkale, Erzurum, Turkey) is a singer, bağlama virtuoso, and leading figure in modern Turkish folk music, as well as a former MP in the Turkish parliament, and an academic.

He taught more than 40.000 students in his music school ASM (Arif Sağ Music). He is a big influence in Turkish Folk Music.

With the initiation of Roman Herzog, then-president of Germany, he gave a concert on 5 May 1996 with Köln Philharmonic Orchestra.

Discography[edit]

  • Gurbeti ben mi yarattım (1981)
  • İnsan olmaya geldim (1983)
  • Muhabbet 1-5 (1984 - 1987)
  • Halay (1988)
  • Duygular dönüştü söze (1989)
  • Türküler yalan söylemez (1990)
  • Biz insanlar - Kerbela (1990)
  • Resital 1 (with Musa Eroğlu) (1991)
  • Ben çaldım siz söyleyin (1991)
  • Halaylar ve oyun havası (1992)
  • Golden Bağlama (1992)
  • Direniş (1993)
  • Umut (1995)
  • Seher Yıldızı (with Belkıs Akkale) (1996)
  • Concerto for Bağlama (1998)
  • Dost Yarası (2002)
  • Davullar Çalınırken (2005)
  • Ezo Gelin (2007)

He has two books written in a style of interview:

  • "Değirmenin Bendine" (1992)
  • "Muhalif Bağlama" (2003)

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