Arif Sağ

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Arif Sağ (born 1945 in Aşkale, Erzurum, Turkey) is a Turkish 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 (with Muhlis Akarsu, Musa Eroğlu and Yavuz Top) (1983-1989)
  • Halay (1988)
  • Duygular Dönüştü Söze (1989)
  • Türküler Yalan Söylemez (1990)
  • Biz İnsanlar - Kerbela (1990)
  • Resital 1 (with Musa Eroğlu) (1990)
  • Ben Çaldım Siz Söyleyin (1991)
  • Halaylar ve Oyun Havası (1992)
  • Direniş (1993)
  • Umut (1995)
  • Seher Yıldızı (with Belkıs Akkale) (1996)
  • Concerto for Bağlama (1998)
  • Golden Bağlama with The İstanbul State Symphony Orchestra (with Erdal Erzincan and Erol Parlak) (1999)
  • Dost Yarası (2002)
  • Davullar Çalınırken (2005)
  • Anadolu Döktürmeleri (2006)
  • Ezo Gelin - Dizi Müziği (2007)
  • Şekeroğlan - Saz ile Oyun Havaları (2011)

Bibliography[edit]

He has two books written in a style of interview:

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

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