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Buzzing on fourth and third courses?
Often an oud will change a bit in the first year or so and the action will get higher. Some makers ...
1-10-2021 at 07:20 PM
by: Brian Prunka
Folded paper under nut?
Yes, it's simple, if the nut is too low you just add a little height by putting a folded piece of pa ...
1-10-2021 at 07:16 PM
by: Brian Prunka
Can you achieve old oud sound (like Farids for exaple) on newer oud models?
Farid also may have had more sustain in person than comes through on the old recordings; having play ...
12-19-2020 at 03:31 PM
by: Brian Prunka
collection of phrases ("licks")?
Hi Volaya! Welcome to the forums.

I've actually been working on something like this for some ti ...
12-17-2020 at 11:45 AM
by: Brian Prunka
My first album "Monades"
Really nice work! I'm glad, and honored if anything I said was helpful or contirbuted in any way.

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12-9-2020 at 08:23 PM
by: Brian Prunka
Anouar Brahem oud
Abdelhamid Haddad, he has been discussed several times on the boards if you do a search.
Though I b ...
12-5-2020 at 09:23 AM
by: Brian Prunka
Bassam Saba
I'm sorry to report that the great Lebanese master of the oud and nay, Bassam Saba has passed away d ...
12-4-2020 at 09:22 AM
by: Brian Prunka
String length 61.5cm or 58.5cm
The differences between any two ouds' sound are generally much bigger than the difference betwen the ...
11-28-2020 at 11:33 AM
by: Brian Prunka
Fa - fa vs Do - do tuning
Hi Lael, this question has been discussed many times in the forum!
I get that the search function ...
11-25-2020 at 07:08 AM
by: Brian Prunka
general oud playing questions
Thanks, guys, I'm glad if it's helpful.
Just to clarify, when I say that it should be mostly down ...
11-24-2020 at 10:01 AM
by: Brian Prunka
general oud playing questions
Hey Avi! Welcome.

[quote]My first question is how do I know when I'm supposed to pluck up or do ...
11-21-2020 at 02:17 PM
by: Brian Prunka
I have a Zeryab oud and the strings sound like wet farts
Sometimes the design/build of cheaper ouds simply doesn't really showcase certain strings well, usua ...
11-19-2020 at 12:39 PM
by: Brian Prunka
pyramid lute singles for Turkish oud, Arabic tuning??
For what it's worth, 1116 is in between 1016 and 1017 and 10095 is in between 1009 and 1010. You mi ...
11-16-2020 at 05:38 PM
by: Brian Prunka
pyramid lute singles for Turkish oud, Arabic tuning??
Those tensions are a lot higher than what I would use on a fixed bridge. You might want to get the ...
11-15-2020 at 11:19 AM
by: Brian Prunka
One Finger Technique
[rquote=119812&tid=18424&author=elreyrico]Hi
Thanks for this very nice video.

I was wond ...
11-12-2020 at 11:37 AM
by: Brian Prunka
Wittner fine tune pegs and bone bridge + nut
Welcome Viktor!

I'd say that pretty much all pegs require a bone nut to work smoothly (or possibl ...
11-10-2020 at 09:57 AM
by: Brian Prunka
One Finger Technique
This is a good question! I think you could, but examples from recordings are not leaping to mind. I ...
11-8-2020 at 10:45 AM
by: Brian Prunka
Omar Naqshbandi left hand technique
this cracks me up
10-28-2020 at 12:45 PM
by: Brian Prunka
Is there an Arabic tem for the fast rhythmic string switching during taqasim?
It's certainly interesting! I always thought that this technique was probably a Western import, borr ...
10-27-2020 at 02:48 PM
by: Brian Prunka
Is there an Arabic tem for the fast rhythmic string switching during taqasim?
I don't know of an Arabic term. Of course in Western music this is generally termed a pedal point o ...
10-26-2020 at 03:22 PM
by: Brian Prunka
Tuning down a whole/half step?
There was no "standard" pitch for Arabic music until fairly recently, people just tuned to the range ...
10-26-2020 at 09:17 AM
by: Brian Prunka
Lavta fret intonation ?
Looking through the forums, Adam Good has posted a spreadsheet that allowed for calculation no lon ...
10-23-2020 at 11:50 AM
by: Brian Prunka
Lavta fret intonation ?
Hi al-Halabi, are you sure those numbers are right? The numbers for 720mm look about right but the n ...
10-23-2020 at 08:11 AM
by: Brian Prunka
Ebony Veneer to Cover Fingerboard - Dumb Idea?
My concern would be that if the fingerboard is uneven enough to cause buzzing, then that unevenness ...
10-20-2020 at 01:05 PM
by: Brian Prunka
Need information on maqam Isba'ayn
A further note is that, like Iraqi maqam, Tunisian classical repertoire is very codified into specif ...
10-17-2020 at 10:43 AM
by: Brian Prunka
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