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 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. 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