Mid-East 11-string Turkish oud in excellent condition. Previous owner purchased it new at our shop about a year ago and never played it much. Newly restrung. Gig bag included (slightly large for instrument). Shipping is $50 within the continental US.
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 sheesham and walnut wooden body and sheesham neck with a beautiful satin finish.
Item overall: 33" L x 7.75" H x 13.75" W
Body/Bowl: 19" L x 7.75" H x 13.75" W
Body: varigated sheesham and walnut; 23 staves
Soundboard: The sound board is unfinished spruce and has 3 round sound holes with rosettes.
Strings: There are 11 strings; 6 courses - Nylon and wound strings.
Course 1-3 Nylon and course 4-6 wound strings.
Tuning: Suggested Turkish oud tunings (from low to high): E2,A3,B3,E3,A4,D4/E2,F#2,B3,E3,A4,D4
Tuning Pegs/Levers: 11 pegs made out of sheesham
Nut: Made from bone. Neck at Nut: 1.5" W; Nut: 2.1250" W
Neck at Body Joint: 2.1250" W
Bridge: sheesham mustashe with lacewood top Strings at Bridge: 3.1250" W
Scale Length: 23"