4 course version of the Oud played in Al-Andalus and still played today in north Africa. Available with traditional re-entrant tuning or all fourths tuning.
Scale length: 58cm.
German/Alpine Spruce, Leopardwood, Field Maple, Sapele, Boxwood. Other wood choices available.
Side view from back.
Close-up view of soundboard design.
Back view of alternative model with ribs of Dark Meranti and European Sycamore and neck of European Beech.
Side view of back of body, looking towards pegbox.
A video and sound sample of this instrument being played (using traditional re-entrant tuning). Playing by Jo Dusepo.
A video and sound sample of this instrument being played (using a non-traditional fourths tuning). Playing by Jo Dusepo.