Mid-East Long Neck Saz, ElectronicMid-East
This long neck electronic saz brings this important folk instrument into the modern age. This item has 7 strings arranged in 3 courses, 2(2strings), 1(3strings). The electronics are a 1/4" jack attached to a piezo pickup that is attached to the spruce soundboard. The nylon frets are movable. A nylon case included. String sets and plectrums are sold separately. Wood coloring and decorations may vary. The scale length is 32.5 inches. Approximately 44 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.
*NOTE* Please expect the 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.