2-stringed long neck lute played throughout central Asia, especially in Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Iran and Turkmenistan. Commonly fretted, but also available unfretted.
Scale length: 60cm.
German/Alpine Spruce, European Ash, Swiss Pear, Sapele, Silver Birch, Zebrawood, Boxwood. Other wood choices available.
Front view from end of body.
Back view from end of body.
Side view from back.
A video and sound sample of this instrument being played. Playing by Jo Dusepo.