Mid-East Turkish Oud Black and Red w/ Gig Bag
Product DescriptionTurkish 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 red stained mahogany wooden body and neck with a beautiful shiny finish.
Please note: The decorations can vary from those photographed.
Accessories Included: gig bag, pick and owner's guide
Item overall: 32" L x 8" H x 14.5" W
Body/Bowl: 19" L x 8" H x 14.5" W
Body: 21 staves of black stained and red stained veneer with a shiny finish.
Neck: Alternating black stained and red 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 with a beautiful lace wood rosette carving covering each one.
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 E2 A3 B3 E3 A4 D4
E2 F#2 B3 E3 A4 D4
Nut: Made from cattle-bone. Neck at Nut: 1.75" W; Nut: 1.5" W
Neck at Body Joint: 2.25" W
Strings at Bridge: 3.25" W
Strings at the Nut: 1.25" W
Scale Length: 22.5"