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Tuning the F string differently for Rast or Bayati?
[rquote=118686&tid=18192&author=Onglon]thank you Jody for sharing your views and experience ...
1-7-2020 at 10:54 AM
by: Brian Prunka
Syrian Ouds
Sabsaby must have improved a lot; I played one of his ouds from a number of years ago and it was an ...
1-5-2020 at 08:42 AM
by: Brian Prunka
WHY is hamza al din so damn good?
[rquote=118624&tid=17324&author=DavidJE]I definitely agree with you about ornamentation Bria ...
12-9-2019 at 08:52 AM
by: Brian Prunka
WHY is hamza al din so damn good?
Yes, I agree that we are partly talking about two different things: I almost noted that you certainl ...
12-9-2019 at 08:17 AM
by: Brian Prunka
WHY is hamza al din so damn good?
While I agree about the importance of mindfulness, I think there is an important aspect that is some ...
12-8-2019 at 08:46 AM
by: Brian Prunka
What is this descending tremolo technique?
So in the first one, he plays
F Eb D Eb--- D C

Essentially, I would think of this as a turn on ...
12-7-2019 at 06:57 PM
by: Brian Prunka
Turkish strings on arabic oud?
My experience with Turunz ouds is that they sound like Turunz ouds, not "Turkish" or "Arabic" regard ...
11-28-2019 at 08:59 AM
by: Brian Prunka
parameters to compare ouds
The tastes and skills of the luthier matter more than any technical considerations.

What does th ...
11-27-2019 at 10:53 AM
by: Brian Prunka
Modifying Nazih Ghadban Oud
[rquote=118545&tid=18166&author=Jody Stecher]
Anyway no luthier knows everything there is t ...
11-25-2019 at 02:50 PM
by: Brian Prunka
Tuning! Is it OK?
If the neck length is 19.5cm then the scale should be 58.5cm. Fingerboard from nut to body is 1/3 t ...
11-25-2019 at 02:44 PM
by: Brian Prunka
Tuning! Is it OK?
It's more or less OK but if you are planning to keep it at that tuning I would make sure that the se ...
11-24-2019 at 08:55 AM
by: Brian Prunka
I have no idea what I'm doing, please help!
[rquote=118516&tid=18158&author=ABPosauner]I misunderstood you. I wasn't assuming that when ...
11-21-2019 at 07:30 PM
by: Brian Prunka
I have no idea what I'm doing, please help!
I did answer your question, it's Kuwaiti.
Kuwait is an Arab country (as is Syria).
I also told ...
11-21-2019 at 07:44 AM
by: Brian Prunka
"Sunrise in montreal" song - music sheet ?
Hi Sylud, I transcribed it some time ago
11-21-2019 at 07:38 AM
by: Brian Prunka
What type of microphone do you use for your Ud?
I recently used a sennheiser e935 and thought it had a great sound. It's just a regular dynamic mic ...
11-20-2019 at 11:42 AM
by: Brian Prunka
Changing Oud's action
[rquote=118493&tid=18136&author=pouryatorabi]They said it would cost me around 300 to 500 in ...
11-15-2019 at 08:30 AM
by: Brian Prunka
Changing Oud's action
yeah, that action is crazy high. You definitely don't have any room to lower the strings at the bri ...
11-14-2019 at 01:13 PM
by: Brian Prunka
I have no idea what I'm doing, please help!
The crack is significant, I would get that repaired if you can.
It's worth checking at that point ...
11-14-2019 at 11:10 AM
by: Brian Prunka
I have no idea what I'm doing, please help!
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11-14-2019 at 11:02 AM
by: Brian Prunka
I have no idea what I'm doing, please help!
Jody's advice is excellent. Most of your questions have been answered many times in the forum, plea ...
11-14-2019 at 10:53 AM
by: Brian Prunka
Oum Kalsoum - Yally Kan Yshgeek Aneeny
This site is a useful resource:
http://almashriq.hiof.no/egypt/700/780/umKoulthoum/Songs/

Accord ...
11-11-2019 at 11:31 PM
by: Brian Prunka
Oud Bending
Doc, what about if the existing fingerboard is thick enough to shave down? From my experience, if th ...
11-5-2019 at 01:46 PM
by: Brian Prunka
Zan (beech) fingerboard - valid?
[rquote=118452&tid=18152&author=SV_T_oud]That's what I think as well.
Zeryab ouds are adver ...
10-31-2019 at 12:11 PM
by: Brian Prunka
Zan (beech) fingerboard - valid?
Hardness ratings (higher numbers are harder):

Ebony: 2400-3200 (depending on variety)
Brazilian ...
10-31-2019 at 09:16 AM
by: Brian Prunka
Written Turkish notation
Well, speaking of Arabic maqams, the main ones are:

Rast (Rast 1 + Rast 5 and Nahawand 5)
Bayat ...
10-29-2019 at 02:25 PM
by: Brian Prunka
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