This will limit your progress on the Oud and cause you unnecessary frustration. Turkish ouds also tend to be higher pitched and have a "brighter timbre.
Fresco from the tomb of Nebamun, a nobleman in the 18th Dynasty of Ancient Egypt c. These Ouds are entry level Ouds. The sky is the limit. These Ouds can be highly customized to your choice.
They do use good tone woods, but probably not hand-picked woods. They may need a proper set up in order to become optimized. They can be made out a mix of different types of woods. Oud builders with only phone numbers were not included. During the 8th and 9th centuries, many musicians and artists from across the Islamic world flocked to Iberia.
The pegs are the same as all Ouds, friction style similar to Violin pegs.
The Arabic Oud is the most romantic sounding of all the Oud types. He also makes an Iranian Barbat as well. It produces a longer sustain than Arabic Ouds, and definitely cuts through an ensemble. You can find low cost floating bridge Ouds from most Oud factories.
The numerous Oud builders and mass production of Ouds in Turkey have led this market to be quite competitive, and it is easy to find a decent Oud at low cost from Turkey.
There exists also a variety of electro-acoustic and electric ouds. An important factor about Turkish Ouds is that factory made Turkish Ouds are more reliable than factory-made Arabic Ouds. It is not always the case, but the soundboard is very rarely coated.
These Ouds are very good value and do justice to the true Arabic sound. His Ouds and Barbats are excellent quality. It is gaining more popularity because it is a reinvention of the ancient Barbat that was used in Iran before the Islamic conquest.
Each Oud created will be one of a kind with its own personality and character.
The sound of Sukar Ouds are consistent as they were created by a studious engineer. Where the fingerboard joins the soundboard, there is a small ornament that looks like an extension of the fingerboard that joins to a point as the picture to the right.
It typically features shorter sustain, and this is preferred by Arab players.
The complete history of the development of the lute family is not fully compiled at this date, but archaeomusicologists have worked to piece together a lute family history. Climate changes may affect the Oud more noticeably. These Ouds are made by Maurice Shehata and his apprentices.
It is hard to find good information about these Ouds. Under the Sasanians, a short almond shaped lute from Bactria came to be called the barbat or barbud, which was developed into the later Islamic world's oud or ud. The Turkish Oud is a totally different breed of Oud with different construction and unique sound.
They need not be ornate, but they can be as ornate as possible as well. The most inexpensive you would find in a music store in Istanbul, or in the grand bazaar. Some say it is more similar to a guitar in that the middle range frequencies come out creating a clean and full sound.
He names among the long lutes, the pandurathe panduritambur and tanbur  The line of short-necked lutes was further developed to the east of Mesopotamia, in Bactria and Gandharainto a short, almond-shaped lute.
There is a lot of variation in style and design in these Ouds, but the bowl shape is large and round creating a deep mellow tone. There are also Luthiers that produce inexpensive beginner Ouds, and because of economic factors and heavy competition, factory Ouds are very good value.The Zenne oud, often translated as a women's oud or female oud is a smaller version of the oud designed for those with smaller hands and fingers.
It usually has a scale length of 54–56 cm, instead of the 60–62 cm of the Arabic oud, and the 57–59 cm of the Turkish oud. Looking for the perfect name for your little one? Search Belly Ballot to discover the popularity, meanings, and origins of thousands of names from around the world.
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The tuning of Turkish Oud is much higher than most of the keys used in Persian music, so if you tune a Turkish Oud to Persian tuning (which is like Arabic tuning) it might sound different because the strings are looser.
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