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Arabic Oud, Spruce/Walnut

Regular price $ 459.00

Six course oud with classic tear drop shape and bowl bottom. It includes 7 wound nylon strings and 4 rectified nylon strings, as well as a fixed bridge. The body and neck are made from walnut and the bowl has white pinstripes in between each wooden stave. Its soundboard is made out of spruce wood and has three round shaped sound holes, one larger one in the center and two smaller ones below on the sides, all with lovely bird rosette design. There is also a sheesham pick guard at bottom to help prevent scratching sound board when playing. There are multiple tuning options for instrument, but we recommend using the Arabic method: DGADGC. This oud has a range of more than 3 octaves. Accessories include a gig bag and Owner's Guide. The oud is the main instrument of Arabic music and is popular throughout the Middle East.

Specifications:

Body/Bowl: 20.25 inches in length, 7.25 inches in width and 13.75 inches in height

Neck at Nut: 1.6250 inches in width

Neck at Body Joint: 2.25 inches in width

Nut: 1.6250 inches in width, made from bone

Strings at the Nut: 1.25 inches in width

Strings at Bridge: 3.12 inches in width

Scale Length: 24.25 inches

*12 sheesham tuning pegs/levers

*Fretless