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Turkish Oud, Black & Mahogany, Nylon Gig Bag
Turkish Oud, Black & Mahogany, Nylon Gig Bag


 
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List Price: $445.00
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Turkish oud with classic tear drop shape and bowl bottom crafted with alternating black and mahogany veneer in a shiny finish. 5 courses of 2 strings and 1 single string, making a total of 11 strings. The Turkish oud is played in traditional Turkish and Mediterranean music and is known for producing a powerful, resonating sound. This model features a spruce soundboard, black and mahogany wooden body and neck. Nylon Gig Bag, Extra String Set, Oud Picks Included. Free Shipping.

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 alternating black and mahogany veneer in a shiny finish.

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

Soundboard: The sound board is spruce and has 3 round sound holes with a beautiful lace wood rosette carving covering each one. Includes a black painted wooden pick guard at bottom to help prevent scratching the sound board.

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). We recommend the following Roosebeck Turkish oud string set as replacement strings: RBSOUDT

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

Tuning Pegs/Levers: There are 11 wooden pegs and 5 courses of strings.

Nut: Made from cattle-bone.

Neck at Nut: 1.5" W; Nut: 1.5" W Neck at Body Joint: 2.25" W

Bridge: Black painted beech wood. Strings at Bridge: 3.25" W

Scale Length: 22.5"

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