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    Kanun (Qanun) is the queen of Turkish art music. It is a unique instrument with a bright timbre and wide range of sound colors and pitches. Kanun is also found in Arab world and it has been mentioned in The Stories of One Thousand and One Nights. It is a plucked box zither and has a trapeze from. The strings are plucked by a ring-shaped plectrum on the index fingers. The kanuns in our catalogue are made of wenge or plane wood. The pegs are in ebony, pins are in alpaca, and strings are in PVF. Intervals of kanun can be adjusted with the levers that control the tension of the strings. The Kanuns in our store are all hand-made, constructed by a maker who only makes high-quality, professional kanuns. You can visit our store in Istanbul or check the variety of kanuns in our catalogue through our website. We believe you will find here the right kanun for you at the best value.