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The blind Armenian is one of the very greatest masters of the 12-stringed, fretless lute. Previously unissued, these recordings were made during his tour to the United States in 1950.

The blind Armenian is one of the very greatest masters of the 12-stringed, fretless lute. Previously unissued, these recordings were made during his tour to the United States in 1950.

Knockout stuff. Superb restorations of original 78s — many original compositions, rare recordings of his violin-playing, ud solos; also his most famous improvisations, recorded when he was only nineteen.