51 LONG SCALE NECK TURKISH TAMBOR BANJO CUMBUS SAZ w/ SOFT CASE. It has nylon frets tied to the neck and 3 courses of 2 strings each. The Cumbus is a relatively young instrument.
It was developed in Istanbul in the early 1900's. The inventor, Zeynel became known as Zeynel Abidin Bey.
The famous Ataturk Mustafa Kemal, Turkey's first president, dubbed it Cumbus, pronounced joom-bush. Cumbus is Turkish for revelry, just the mood this instrument inspires. Our Cumbus are imported from the Family shop of Zeynel Abidin on Ataturk Bulvar in Istanbul. The long neck gives you a greater octave range than a smaller necked instruments. Tuning is D A D.
During this time the strings WILL oxidize, decreasing it's life expectancy and reducing the quality of it's sound. Learning to change strings should be the first lesson learned when embarking on the journey of playing a new instrument. 3 courses of 2 strings each. A customer RA number must be issued before we can except any return.
The item "51 LONG SCALE NECK TURKISH TAMBOR BANJO CUMBUS SAZ with SOFT CASE" is in sale since Thursday, March 22, 2018. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Folk & World\Banjos". The seller is "andreasinc" and is located in Tarpon Springs, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.