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nobody-here

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Does an oud need to be tuned?
« on: March 14, 2015, 04:33:20 AM »
Just wondering, does an aud need tuning, like a classical guitar? You know, the assignment of different pitches and everything. Does the oud need tuning or not?


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Brick

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Re: Does an oud need to be tuned?
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2015, 07:42:12 AM »
Yes, it does.
Take a look at this article: http://www.arabinstruments.com/tuning-the-oud

It gives a lot of tips on how to tune the oud. I hope it helps!
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Re: Does an oud need to be tuned?
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2015, 04:42:57 AM »
Hey thanks Brick for sharing that! I don't think I would have found it on my own LOL!
I actually was looking for tips on how to tune the oud. I'm not in a rush, I'm still learning but it's good that I found this forum!
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Re: Does an oud need to be tuned?
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2015, 06:17:41 AM »
^ You're welcome. Glad to help :)

There are actually many ways to tune it, the article shows just a few of them.
Everything depends on the type of strings you have and it also depends on what you will sing on that particular oud.
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