The Greeks believed that music nurtured man’s relationship with the gods and as a result many of their popular myths feature instruments. For example the lyre (a distant relative of the harp and panpipes (cane tubes arranged in scale) were allegedly created by the gods. Music and dance are a major part of Greek culture. In ancient times it was studies in school along with reading, writing and public speaking. Plato and Aristotle were supporters of music education and wrote of the importance of music in society. Along with singing and clapping, the Greek people have since early times used every available combination of instruments to provide the musical accompaniment for their singing and dancing. Some of the most popular instruments include oud, laouta, tamboura, bouzouki and baglama.


Baglama Saz
Baglama Saz
Baglama Saz. Usually 7 strings, two courses of 2, one course of 3. Tied, movable frets. Soft case included. String sets and plectrums are sold separately. The Baglama Saz are all individually made and will vary slightly but are approximately 38-40 inches L x 9-10 inches W x 10-11 inches D, Wood coloring and decorations may vary from the photograph. Hand Made in Turkey. *NOTE* Please expect the high gloss finish on the Turkish Saz to show dimples in the light. A perfectly smooth, unblemished, finish is nearly impossible to obtain with the technology employed in the Old-World finish process. These are handmade and such dimples are common and unavoidable.
 
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Baglama Saz - Light
Baglama Saz - Light
This Baglama Saz, Light is imported from Turkey. Usually 7 strings, two courses of 2, one course of 3. Tied, movable frets. Soft case included. String sets and plectrums are sold separately. The Baglama Saz, Light are all individually made and will vary slightly but are approximately 38-40 inches L x 9-10 inches W x 10-11 inches D, Wood coloring and decorations may vary from the photograph. Hand Made in Turkey. *NOTE* Please expect the high gloss finish on the Turkish Saz to show dimples in the light. A perfectly smooth, unblemished, finish is nearly impossible to obtain with the technology employed in the Old-World finish process. These are handmade and such dimples are common and unavoidable.
 
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Baglama Saz, Deluxe
Baglama Saz, Deluxe
Deluxe Baglama Saz is approximately 39 inches by 9 inches, from Turkey. More decorated than the standard model. Soft case included. String sets and plectrums are sold separately. Actual product may vary in color or style from photo. Made in Turkey.
 
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Baglama Saz, Electronic, Plain
Baglama Saz, Electronic, Plain
Baglama Saz, Electronic, Pickup, Plain (Item Code: SAZE-PP) This electronic saz has a Piezo pick-up, the jack is in the bottom, next to the sound hole. This instrument features 7 strings, two courses of 2 and one course of 3. The nylon frets are movable. A nylon case included. String sets and plectrums are sold separately. Wood coloring and decorations may vary. Approximately 38-40 inches in length, 9-10 inches in width and 10-11 inches in depth. Handmade in Turkey. The most frequently used tuning, from high to low pitch, is: A D G, where A is a 3-string course. *NOTE* Please expect the high gloss finish on the Turkish Saz to show dimples in the light. A perfectly smooth, unblemished, finish is nearly impossible to obtain with the technology employed in the Old-World finish process. These are handmade instruments and such dimples are common and unavoidable. SPECIAL NOTE ON STRINGS: There is no warranty on strings. Manufacturers recommend that you change the strings on your instrument as soon as you receive it. Your instrument has completed a long journey before it ever begins the final leg to your home. During this time the elements affect the strings and may shorten their lifespan. It occasionally happens that a string will fail during that final leg of the journey. Therefore, it is recommended that you purchase a replacement set of strings and consider changing your strings soon after it arrives. If you are a student you may want to change your strings every 3-4 months. If you are a rock star you may need to change your strings every week. If you store your instrument, you should consider changing the strings when you pick it up again.
 
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Baglama Saz, Electronic, Plain, Matte
Baglama Saz, Electronic, Plain, Matte
This electronic saz has a Piezo pick-up, the jack is in the bottom, next to the sound hole. This electronic baglama saz with plain matte finish features 7 strings, two courses of 2 and one course of 3. The nylon frets are movable. A nylon case included. String sets and plectrums are sold separately. Wood coloring and decorations may vary. Approximately 38-40 inches in length, 9-10 inches in width and 10-11 inches in depth. Handmade in Turkey. The most frequently used tuning, from high to low pitch, is: A D G, where A is a 3-string course.
 
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Baglama Saz, Professional, Matte Finish
Baglama Saz, Professional, Matte
The bowl body of this professional baglama saz is made of matching medium-tone staves and features a matte finish. This instrument features 7 strings, two courses of 2 and one course of 3. The nylon frets are movable. A nylon case included. String sets and plectrums are sold separately. Wood coloring and decorations may vary. Approximately 38-40 inches in length, 9-10 inches in width and 10-11 inches in depth. Handmade in Turkey. The most frequently used tuning, from high to low pitch, is: A D G, where A is a 3-string course.
 
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Bouzouki, Lacewood, Hard Case
Bouzouki, Lacewood, Hard Case
Bouzouki, Lacewood, Hard Case. This four course, eight string, Greek Bouzouki is a beautiful instrument with a rich history. The bouzouki fingering is the same as the higher four strings on a guitar, and the same as the fingering on a ukulele. The tuning, however, is different, the recommended Bouzouki tuning is Cc Ff aa dd. The Roosebeck Bouzouki has a European spruce soundboard, rosewood fingerboard, and mahogony neck. The soundboard, fingerboard, and headstock have beautifully designed custom lacewood inlays. The bowl shaped back options are rosewood, lacewood, or a variegated mix of both. The scale length is 26.25" (667mm). Made in Pakistan. The Bouzouki dates back to Byzantine times, and in Greece, was known as a pandura. It later became known as a tambouras, and around the 19th century evolved into the modern day bouzouki. In the 1960's, the Irish Bouzouki became popular in traditional Celtic music. The Irish Bouzouki looks a little more like a mandolin, and it is tuned differently than this traditional Greek counterpart.

Special Note: The strings put on the instruments in our workshops, while playable, are put through some rigorous testing. They should probably be replaced for improved playability, sound quality, and better tuning shortly after you receive the instrument.
 
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Bouzouki, Rosewood, Hard Case
Bouzouki, Rosewood, Hard Case
Bouzouki, Rosewood, Hard Case. This four course, eight string, Greek Bouzouki is a beautiful instrument with a rich history. The bouzouki fingering is the same as the higher four strings on a guitar, and the same as the fingering on a ukulele. The tuning, however, is different, the recommended Bouzouki tuning is Cc Ff aa dd. The Roosebeck Bouzouki has a European spruce soundboard, rosewood fingerboard, and mahogony neck. The soundboard, fingerboard, and headstock have beautifully designed custom lacewood inlays. The bowl shaped back options are rosewood, lacewood, or a variegated mix of both. The scale length is 26.25" (667mm). Made in Pakistan. The Bouzouki dates back to Byzantine times, and in Greece, was known as a pandura. It later became known as a tambouras, and around the 19th century evolved into the modern day bouzouki. In the 1960's, the Irish Bouzouki became popular in traditional Celtic music. The Irish Bouzouki looks a little more like a mandolin, and it is tuned differently than this traditional Greek counterpart.

Special Note: The strings put on the instruments in our workshops, while playable, are put through some rigorous testing. They should probably be replaced for improved playability, sound quality, and better tuning shortly after you receive the instrument.
 
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Bouzouki, Variegated, Hard Case
Bouzouki, Variegated, Hard Case
Bouzouki, Variegated, Hard Case. This four course, eight string, Greek Bouzouki is a beautiful instrument with a rich history. The bouzouki fingering is the same as the higher four strings on a guitar, and the same as the fingering on a ukulele. The tuning, however, is different, the recommended Bouzouki tuning is Cc Ff aa dd. The Roosebeck Bouzouki has a European spruce soundboard, rosewood fingerboard, and mahogony neck. The soundboard, fingerboard, and headstock have beautifully designed custom lacewood inlays. The bowl shaped back options are rosewood, lacewood, or a variegated mix of both. The scale length is 26.25" (667mm). Made in Pakistan. The Bouzouki dates back to Byzantine times, and in Greece, was known as a pandura. It later became known as a tambouras, and around the 19th century evolved into the modern day bouzouki. In the 1960's, the Irish Bouzouki became popular in traditional Celtic music. The Irish Bouzouki looks a little more like a mandolin, and it is tuned differently than this traditional Greek counterpart.

Special Note: The strings put on the instruments in our workshops, while playable, are put through some rigorous testing. They should probably be replaced for improved playability, sound quality, and better tuning shortly after you receive the instrument.
 
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Cura Saz made in Turkey
Cura Saz
Cura Saz is made in Turkey. Imported from Turkey. The cura is the smallest of the saz family with the highest pitch. It has a small body and short finger board Overall length is approximately 28-31 inches. Usually 6 metal strings are arranged 2 per course (3 courses). Tied, movable frets. Soft case included. String sets and plectrums are sold separately. Wood coloring and decorations may vary from the photograph. *NOTE* Please expect the high gloss finish on the Turkish Saz to show dimples in the light. A perfectly smooth, unblemished, finish is nearly impossible to obtain with the technology employed in the Old-World finish process. These are handmade and such dimples are common and unavoidable.
 
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Cura Saz, Light
Cura Saz, Light
Cura Saz, Light (Item Code: SAZRL) Imported from Turkey. The cura is the smallest of the saz family with the highest pitch. It has a small body and short finger board Overall length is approximately 28-31 inches. Usually 6 metal strings are arranged 2 per course (3 courses). Tied, movable frets. A common tuning for the cura saz is A D G high to low pitch (thin to thick string, or bottom to top string) one octave above the baglama (bozuk duzen) Soft case included. String sets and plectrums are sold separately. Wood coloring and decorations may vary from the photograph. Actual Weight approximately 2 lbs. *NOTE* Please expect the high gloss finish on the Turkish Saz to show dimples in the light. A perfectly smooth,unblemished, finish is nearly impossible to obtain with the technology employed in the Old-World finish process. These are handmade and such dimples are common and unavoidable.
 
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Long Neck Saz
Long Neck Saz
Long Neck Saz Approximately 43 by 9 inches with 7 strings. Suggested Tuning: LA – RE – SOL or ADG tuning. Soft case included. String sets and plectrums are sold separately. Actual product may vary in color or style from photo. Hand made in Turkey. *NOTE* Please expect the high gloss finish on the Turkish Saz to show dimples in the light. A perfectly smooth, unblemished, finish is nearly impossible to obtain with the technology employed in the Old-World finish process. These are handmade and such dimples are common and unavoidable.
 
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Long Neck Saz Case, Fiberglass
Long Neck Saz Case, Fiberglass
Solid fiberglass case for the long neck saz approximately 47 inches by 9 inches.
 
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