1916 TURKISH Acoustic KEMANY MINAS Arabic script 78

A great series of ACOUSTIC and early Electric Armenian and Turkish recordings, from Ottoman Turkey to Californian Armenian Bands in the 1940s. This week I will be offering over 30 rare records. Pls make sure to check my other auctions.

Rare TURKISH Acoustic Record with Ottoman Arabic script

Date cannot be determined

Probabaly a very early acoustic recording by European Columbia


(Bulbel Canto) Ah Sheo Daghfar/ OUSHAK GHAZEL

bowed and plucked string high tenor in melismatic chant.

Ghazel is a clarinet solo alternating with unacc tenor

10" 78 rpm record


Very Good Plus, Sheo has a lam crack that sounds very mildly. Quiet, but some swish. Rare occ Light dist on top notes. Plays VG++.

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Record Grading:

I follow the usual grading rules for 78 rpm records for record wear.

Mint - I don't give. It would only apply to never played dealer stock.

Excellent - like new, no greying. E- may have lightest traces of greying but of no sonic impact.

Very Good - your average record with mild greying, and mild distortions.

I consider records up to VG enjoyable
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