Tanburi Cemil Bey ~ Tanburi Cemil Bey vols. IV & V ~ 2 CDs
Considered the greatest composer of the late Ottoman period, Tanburi Cemil Bey was also a renowned performer on several instruments. This monumental collection of recordings from 1910-1914 includes composed pieces for small ensembles, and his own improvisations on various instruments, notably the spike fiddle (kemence) and long-necked lute (tanbur). Digitally restored recordings. With informative booklets.