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Cumbus Zeynel Abidin

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The cumbus is a Turkish stringed instrument of relatively modern origin. It was developed in 1930 by Zeynel Abidin Cümbüş as an oud-like instrument that could be heard as part of a larger ensemble.  It is shaped like an American banjo, with a spun-aluminum resonator bowl and skin soundboard.

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The cumbus is a Turkish stringed instrument of relatively modern origin. It was developed in 1930 by Zeynel Abidin Cümbüş as an oud-like instrument that could be heard as part of a larger ensemble. 
It is shaped like an American 
banjo, with a spun-aluminum resonator bowl and skin soundboard. A
lthough originally configured as an oud, the instrument has been converted to other instruments by attaching a different set of neck and strings. This model is the standard fretless cümbüş is fretless. The neck is adjustable, allowing the musician to change the angle of the neck to its strings by turning a screw. 

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