Turkish Oud

Sale price $ 320.00 Regular price $ 399.00

Turkish oud with classic tear drop shape and bowl bottom. The Turkish oud is played in traditional Turkish and Mediterranean music and is known for producing a powerful, resonating sound. This model features a black stained and mahogany wooden body and neck with a beautiful shiny finish.

Accessories Included: Soft case lightly padded, pick and owner's guide

Specifications:

Item overall: 32" L x 8" H x 14.5" W

Body/Bowl: 19" L x 7.5" H x 14.5" W

Body: 21 staves of black stained and mahogany veneer with a shiny finish.

Neck: Alternating black stained and mahogany veneer with a shiny finish
covering a spruce core with a mahogany fingerboard.

Soundboard: The sound board is spruce and has 3 round sound holes each with a delicate rosette.

Strings: There are 5 courses of 2 strings and 1 single string, making a total of 11 strings. String width from left to right: (Lowest) .035," .035," .027," .027," .025," .025," .030," .030," .025," .025" (Highest). 

Tuning: Suggested Turkish oud tunings (from low to high): E,A,B,e,a,d and C#, F#, B, e, a,d

Nut: Made from cattle-bone. Neck at Nut: 1.5" W; Nut: 1.5" W

Neck at Body Joint: 2.25" W

Scale Length: 22.5"