Length of body- 45 cm. Depth and Width of body- 22 cm. You will get Azerbaijani handmade Saz in soft case with 1 leather strap. Note: You will get the item of the same made and shape, but not exactly what you see on the images.
Azerbaijani saz was mainly used by Ashiqs. The art of Azerbaijan Ashigs combines poetry, storytelling, dance and vocal and instrumental music into a traditional performance art. This art is one of the symbols of Azerbaijani culture and considered an emblem of national identity and the guardian of Azerbaijani language, literature and music. Characterized by the accompaniment of the kopuz, a stringed musical instrument, the classical repertoire of Azerbaijani Ashiqs includes 200 songs, 150 literary-musical compositions known as dastans, nearly 2,000 poems and numerous stories. Since 2009 the art of Azerbaijani Ashiqs has been inscribed on the Representative list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.Is a stringed musical instrument. It is sometimes referred to as the saz from the Persian. Meaning an instrument, it is also sometimes referred to as the " cura ", although the term "saz" actually refers to a family of plucked string instruments, long-necked lutes used in Azerbaijan and Turkish folk music, Iranian music, Kurdish music and in parts of Syria, Iraq and the Balkan countries. Instruments resembling today's balama have been found in archaeological excavations of Sumerian and Hittite mounds in Anatolia dating before Common Era, and in ancient Greek works. The terms'balama' and'saz' are used somewhat interchangeably in Turkey and Azerbaijan. It has a deep round back, but a much longer neck.
It can be played with a plectrum. In the music of Greece the name baglamas Greek. Is given to a treble bouzouki, a related instrument.The Turkish settlement of Anatolia from the late eleventh century onward saw the introduction of a two-string Turkmen dutar, which was played in some areas of Turkey until recent times. The item "Long Necked Saz Azerbaijan+Softcase+1 leather strap // Handmade" is in sale since Thursday, September 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments\String\Folk & World\Sazs". The seller is "etijaf_0" and is located in Baku. This item can be shipped worldwide.