Bouzoukis and chord instruments
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Honorable friend, visitor of our website, we are glad that you have chosen it and we are assure you that the time that you dispose will be wholesome. The family Palavratzi, from Xili of Minor Asia with tradition in Byzantine music, afterwards her habitation in northern Greece, in 1922, has been occupied with the manufacturing of musical instruments.

Ilias Palavratzi’s receives the secrets of an art from llia Kanaki (1850 – 1965), known from Istanbul as Kapoudagli. Instruments with his label are saved in excellent condition up to today. With seat Thessalonica founds the “kampana”.

Becomes noted with the name “Masoras-Master” all over Greece, as well as where in the world exists Hellenism. Changing radically models and moulds (standard of manufacture), creates instruments, each one withparticular sound and at the same time excellent manufactured, having as a result a constantly
improved sound with the passage of time.

Athanassios Palavratzi’s with studies in the state Conservatoire of Thessalonica and simultaneously presence and practice in the laboratory in the modern holdover of tradition. Today uses new techniques and modern means in the process of production. Improves the instruments in details that only a noted and demanding musician it would be possible to achieve.

He takes care of the decoration as well as the reinforcement of their resistance, aiming at the improvement of sound output. For each one of the instruments that are being manufactured in the laboratory “kampana”, is provided regular control (service) and it is pointed out for its right maintenance.