Kanun / Qanun
Kanun is an ancient harp played on the lap. It has 3.5 octaves and endless options of sound possible by the unique concept of “Mandals” (turkish) or “Orav” (arabic) that allow player changing the pitch of the single string. Kanun is one of the world’s most fascinating isntruments, with rich touching sound, yet sophisticated attitude. We are offering selected variety of Kanuns from Turkey and from Syria. Mustafa Saglam is one the best kanun makers in the world, and we are proudly presenting his instruments here. Occasionally we will also list Syrian premium kanuns.