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Author: Subject: "A treatise on Arabic music chiefly from a work by Mikh‚il Mesh‚kah of Damascus"
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[*] posted on 8-19-2012 at 10:31 AM

Quote: Originally posted by David.B  
I've just read pages 208-209 and I'm wondering about the oud described by Mesh‚kah (under Eli Smith's pen) : Does it correspond to the tuning I drew ?

At the top the nut (head), the bottom goes to the bridge. The green numbers represent the ascending, the red ones descending.

What I drew corresponds with what I found in the translation by Ronzevalle. (PL. II)

In 1913, this tuning was already obsolete. (PL. III)

PL. II.png - 285kB PL. III.png - 178kB
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