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Hasnun Galip Sokak in Galatasaray is home to a number of Türkü evlerı, Kurdish-owned bars where musicians perform live, emotion-charged halk meziği (folk music). This simple place, which is two decades old, has a regular line-up of singers and expert bağlama (lute) players.