Sezen Aksu

The artist made her debut in the 1970s. While still living in Izmir, she sent three of her songs to a recording studio. In 1970 the aspiring singer participated in the Golden Voice contest organized by Weekend magazine, where she took 6th place. At the age of 20 she moved to Istanbul, where she recorded […]

Turkish oriental music

Additional information: belly dance From makams of royal ships in the melody of royal harems , the type of dance music found that differed from OYUN Havasi of fazil music. In the Ottoman Empire the harem was that part of the house reserved for the women of that family. It was a place where non-family […]