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Really need help picking strings
[rquote=118919&tid=18241&author=JassimbinMater]When did Aquila come out with the white/silve ...
3-24-2020 at 11:33 AM
by: MoH
Really need help picking strings
[rquote=118906&tid=18241&author=the_data_guy]
Looks like most stores don't have it either, ...
3-22-2020 at 05:13 PM
by: MoH
New Aquilla Supernylgut?
But jeez, 22 euros with 15 for shipping comes out to 37 euros for a set of strings. Hope some other ...
2-15-2020 at 02:26 PM
by: MoH
New Aquilla Supernylgut?
[rquote=118751&tid=18213&author=Brian Prunka]I just talked with Aquila, and yes, they have b ...
2-10-2020 at 01:09 PM
by: MoH
10 Ouds for Sale (Updated Feb., 2020)
Out of curiosity, why are some of these ouds tuned down so much? Sometimes 2 whole tones it seems. I ...
12-9-2019 at 09:45 PM
by: MoH
What is this descending tremolo technique?
Can someone explain what exactly is going on in these taqasim?

https://youtu.be/0ZJqwYMupaY?t=254 ...
12-7-2019 at 11:31 AM
by: MoH
Advice for String Manufacturers other than Pyramid or La Bella?
[rquote=118428&tid=18145&author=Brian Prunka]

The older 13o set with the wound third is n ...
10-26-2019 at 09:25 AM
by: MoH
Advice for String Manufacturers other than Pyramid or La Bella?
I have those Aquila strings with the brownish red 3rd course and I gotta say I don't like them. When ...
10-25-2019 at 09:08 PM
by: MoH
If the Oud is the "King of Arab Instruments", Why Do You Barely Hear it in "Typical" Arabic Music?
Interesting thoughts, Navid. I guess the same factors that draw us to the oud are also the ones whic ...
10-23-2019 at 08:16 AM
by: MoH
If the Oud is the "King of Arab Instruments", Why Do You Barely Hear it in "Typical" Arabic Music?
Hmm... I guess a comparison to the piano is good, but even then, you still hear the piano way more i ...
10-22-2019 at 04:21 PM
by: MoH
If the Oud is the "King of Arab Instruments", Why Do You Barely Hear it in "Typical" Arabic Music?
Note: I'm basing my idea of "typical" Arabic music on what I heard in TV, movies, etc. growing up in ...
10-19-2019 at 11:18 AM
by: MoH
Advice for Up-Down Picking between Strings (Longa Riad)
Oh, I wasn't saying it was a crutch in general, but rather that if I want to improve as an oud playe ...
7-18-2019 at 08:08 AM
by: MoH
Advice for Up-Down Picking between Strings (Longa Riad)
Ah, I never even thought to split the two c's between strings. It seems that's how Tareq al Jundi do ...
7-17-2019 at 07:31 PM
by: MoH
Advice for Up-Down Picking between Strings (Longa Riad)
I've been trying to learn Longa Riad for a while now (not sure if it's appropriate within the 1st ye ...
7-17-2019 at 04:13 PM
by: MoH
Beginner Taqsim Attempt
Thanks, Navid! A lot of what I learned was from your videos, so I'm glad you didn't think it was hor ...
7-11-2019 at 07:04 PM
by: MoH
Beginner Taqsim Attempt
https://soundcloud.com/user-928295967/taqsim

Been practicing semi-consistently for about 9 months ...
7-10-2019 at 08:44 PM
by: MoH
Fellow Beginner Tips
[rquote=117887&tid=15278&author=Julia Germany]Hi all, I discovered this thread today when se ...
6-30-2019 at 05:03 PM
by: MoH
3 to 1 Sound Hole Conversion
Hey guys. I've done some searching around the net and this forum on this topic, and haven't been abl ...
5-1-2019 at 08:00 PM
by: MoH
Distance From Bridge
Oh yeah, you totally sound like a beginner, that was just awful (sarcasm, obviously, you sound great ...
3-29-2019 at 07:26 PM
by: MoH
Zeryab oud for sale
[rquote=117338&tid=17739&author=Arabesque Store][rquote=117308&tid=17739&author=MoH] ...
2-14-2019 at 09:56 PM
by: MoH
Zeryab oud for sale
I would be wary of that seller (arabesque_store_1) in general. I have dealt with him before and it w ...
2-7-2019 at 10:23 PM
by: MoH
Can/Should this Nut be Lowered?
Thanks for the reply! So, is it a matter of filling the base at an angle or filing each slot a diffe ...
12-29-2018 at 01:34 PM
by: MoH
Can/Should this Nut be Lowered?
Hi everyone,

I had a new nut installed on my oud a few months ago. The luthier (who had worked wi ...
12-28-2018 at 03:45 PM
by: MoH
Double Stops on Single Course
Hey guys. As a beginner, I do a lot of messing around the oud instead of actually practicing like I' ...
11-18-2018 at 01:12 PM
by: MoH
More Questions from Music Noob
Hi everyone,

After giving it some thought I went ahead and bought my first oud! I found what I th ...
9-8-2018 at 07:57 PM
by: MoH
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