The Turkish lavta is a fascinating combination between the Oud and the Saz that was invented in Istanbul. The lavta is made of wood bindings, just like an Oud. The neck has 4 courses of strings on a fretted neck. The tuning of the lavta is: D (low) – A – D – A (high).
About Kamil Gul - Oud Maker
Being one of today's best oud makers in Turkey, Kamil has earn his reputation rightly. Using superb tone woods, and high attention to details, locates his in the league of the pros. His instruments are very easy to play, and very well built.