What is a Syrian oud?

Typical Syrian Ouds are known for their deep and slightly dry sound. Famous among the Syrian Ouds manufacturers is ‘Nahat’, from Damascus. The ‘Zeryab Ouds, which is on sale at our shop, Take your time to look around our shop and find the perfect Oud for you.

Which country made oud?

The site of origin of the oud seems to be Central Asia. The ancestor of the oud, the barbat was in use in pre-Islamic Persia. Since the Safavid period, and perhaps because of the name shift from barbat to oud, the instrument gradually lost favor with musicians.

Which oud instrument is the best?

11 Best Oud Instrument Reviews and the Best Oud Instrument Brands

  • Beginner Turkish Oud “The Turkish Butterfly”
  • Turkish Walnut & Padouk Oud.
  • Professional Turkish Oud ” The Turkish Star “
  • Turkish Quality Walnut String Instrument Oud.
  • Black electric frame oud.
  • Mid-East Egyptian Oud Sheesham Round Wood.

How much does a good oud cost?

Beginner ouds are sold for about $400-$1000. The different tiers of pricing reflect the differences in wood quality and how long the oud will last.

What is the difference between Arabic and Turkish oud?

Basically, the only single factor differentiating Turkish ouds and the Arabic variety is the fact that Turkish ouds are tuned one whole step above Arabic ouds. The tuning patterns are the generally same. Since Turkish tuning is higher, it will increase the tension that the strings exert on the face of the oud.

What is oud called in English?

Both agarwood and its resin distillate/extracts are known as oud (عود) in Arabic (literally “rod/stick”) and used to describe agarwood in Arab countries. Western perfumers also often use agarwood essential oil under the name “oud” or “oudh”.

Which country has the best oud?

“The most preferred oud is from India, known locally as oud Hindi and followed by those from Cambodia and Malaysia,” Layana Mohammed, an oud salesperson in Dubai, told Al Arabiya English.

Should I buy a Turkish or Arabic oud?

If you are looking for a lovey-dovey sound with a more ornate overall design, then the Arabic Oud is the one for you. But, if you are after a distinguishable yet simple look with a very clean sound then you should opt for the Turkish.

Is agarwood the same as oud?

How do I tune a Syrian oud?

So if the first (highest pitched) strings on an Arabic tuned oud are tuned to ‘c’, then on a Turkish tuned oud they would be tuned to ‘d’. In addition to the above, there are other common tunings. In Arabic tuning ‘D, G, A, d, g, c’ is also used, and in Turkish tuning there is an equivalent ‘E, A, B, e, a, d’.

Is it hard to learn oud?

The Oud is definitely a challenging instrument, but it isn’t as difficult as the Piano. You will learn how to play notes that are not found in Western Music which will broaden your ears once you learn to differentiate between different scales and modes. This is truly a new frontier that can be very exciting.

Which world oud fragrance is best?

Maison Francis Kurkdjian OUD Satin Mood.

  • Dior Oud Isphanan.
  • Creed Royal Oud Eau de Parfum.
  • Byredo Oud Immortel Eau de Parfum.
  • Giorgio Armani Privé Royal Oud Eau de Parfum.
  • Jo Malone London Oud & Bergamot Cologne Intense.