This Professional Turkish Oud is a refined beauty. This quality instrument was hand built by master luthier Yapim. They use selected exotic, hardwood such as Paduk, Mahogany, and Rosewood for the body. They use Sitka Spruce for the sound board. Colors of actual product may vary. There are three rosette sound holes and no frets. Includes soft gig bag and pick.
Suggested Turkish Oud tunings (from low to high): C#, F#, B, E, A, D or E, A, B, E, A, D. We recommend Roosebeck Turkish Oud String Set Code: RBSOUDT. If you want to tune this shorter scale Turkish Oud in the Arabic style D, G, A, D, G, C. We recommend the Roosebeck Arabic Oud String Set Code: RBSOUDA.
SPECIAL NOTE; No Warranty on Strings: Whether you purchase an instrument on-line or in a neighborhood store, manufacturers recommend that you change the strings on your instrument as soon as you receive it. Your instrument has completed a long journey to your home. During this time the strings WILL oxidize and this may shorten their life expectancy and may reduce their sound quality. On occasion instruments may arrive with a broken string, therefore, it is recommended that you purchase a replacement set of strings and consider changing your strings as soon as it arrives. Learning to change strings should be the first lesson learned when embarking on the journey of playing a new instrument.