Gio Israel Middle Eastern Harp Vol.1

Gio Israel Middle Eastern Harp Vol.1

The Middle Eastern Harp also known as the Qanun is a stringed instrument that is commonly used in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean music. Its unique melodic characteristic makes it one of the familiar instruments in Eastern music. It is a plucked zither that has a trapezoidal shape and is typically made of wood. The strings are stretched over the soundboard and are played with small plectra that are attached to the fingers. The Qanun has a large range of notes and is known for its delicate and expressive sound. It is often used as a solo instrument or as part of an ensemble. 

Played by the incredible Sarel HaCohen

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