Mid East 30 Inch 11 String Turkish Oud & Gig Bag. Mid-East Turkish Oud Sheesham + Gig Bag OUDRT. Turkish oud with classic tear-drop shape and bowl bottom. The Turkish oud is played in traditional Turkish and Mediterranean music and is known for producing a powerful, resonating sound. This model features a sheesham wooden body and neck with a beautiful matt finish.
Please note: The decorations can vary from those photographed.
Accessories Included: Soft padded gig bag, pick and owner's guide
Item overall: 30" L x 7" H x 13.75" W
Body/Bowl: 18.5" L x 7" H x 13.75" W
Body: sheesham staves; mustache; inlay
Soundboard: The sound board is unfinished spruce and has 3 round sound holes with geometric inlay around the holes.
Strings: There are 3 courses of 2 strings @ nylon and 2 courses of 2 metal wound; 1 course of 1 metal wound, making a total of 11 strings.
Tuning: Suggested Turkish oud tunings (from low to high): E,A,B,e,a,d and C#, F#, B, e, a,d
Tuning Pegs/Levers: 11 made out of sheesham
Nut: Made from bone. Neck at Nut: 1.5" W; Nut: 2.1250" W
Neck at Body Joint: 2.1250" W
Bridge: sheesham mustache with lacewood top Strings at Bridge: 3.1250" W
Scale Length: 22.25"