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They seem to use kitchen pans as bowls, both bought in Istanbul 1993, £20 ($30) each

Cümbüs (Cumbus, lute,oudh), 6 pairs of strings, fretless       Mandolin, 8 strings, very loud
(cümbüs is pronounced jumbush)

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The cümbüs was invented by Zeynel Abidin Bey who was born in Thessalonika in 1881. Atatürk listened to Zeynel Abidin Bey playing his new instrument on 24 Janury 1930, and inspired by its exuberant sound dubbed it cümbüs, a word meaning revelry. The cümbüs was widely admired and Zeynel Abidin Bey applied for a patent, which was issued after inspection by the Presidential Orchestra Office. So Zeynel Abidin Bey began to produce his new instrument for other musicians.

More about the Cumbus here



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