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LEARN OUD 1 FOR BEGINNERS IN ENGLISH
« on: August 14, 2015, 05:30:58 AM »

Instructor : Tareq Al Jundi
Instrument : Oud
# of Videos 39
Level: beginner

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The main and the most popular musical instrument in Arabic Music is the Oud. Learn Oud 1 is a condense 25-lesson Oud fundamentals course for beginners on i3zif.com given by a well known composer and teacher, Tareq Al Jundi using one of the recognized Oud curriculums in Arabic Music Institutes . Learn Oud 1 uses popular Palestinian, Jordanian, Syrian, Egyptian and Iraqi folk music and popular Arabic songs (by Fairuz and The Rahbani Brothers and others) as applications to basics Of Oud performance taught throughout the course. In addition typical western songs like “Happy Birthday”, “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” and “Jingle Bells” are explained on the Oud which will help you understand the Oud through simple melodies you already heard before. By the end of the course you are expected to know the proper way of holding the Oud and producing sound from it, how to read music notation and reading the oriental quarter tone, the basic Arabic Maqams and Scales and how to play popular Arabic songs using these Maqams/Scales on this beautiful Middle Eastern instrument
Lesson Descriptions:
Learn Oud 1 L 1 – Meet the Oud

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In this lesson of Learn Oud 1 course for beginners , you will meet your instructor Tareq Al Jundi and you will learn about the main instrument in Arabic Music , the different parts of the Oud (Tuning Pegs , Finger Board, Sound Box , Oud strings names , Oud Pick or Risha ), how to hold the Oud , how to hold the Risha , how to pluck the Oud strings and the best position for the Risha, tuning the Oud strings , a brief about the difference between Arabic and Western Music : Quarter tones.

Learn Oud 1 L 2 – Music Terminology

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Lesson 2 of Learn Oud 1 course, explains Time Value in Music (semibreve, minim, crotchet, quaver, semiquaver, demisemiquaver, hemidemisemiquaver or whole note , half note , quarter note ..ect)  , Music staff, Treble Clef, 4/4 Time Signature, Measures, Bar Line and other terminology that you will need in Learning the Oud throughout the course.
Learn Oud 1 L 3.1 – “G” & “A” Strings on Oud

In Lesson 3.1 of Learn Oud 1 for beginners Tareq Al Jundi demonstrates how to play the “G” and “A” strings on the Oud and gives necessary exercises and advises using slow tempo (speed) in practicing

Learn Oud 1 L 3.2 – “D” String on Oud
Exercises on playing the “D” string on Oud are given in lesson 3.2 of Learn Oud 1 for beginners, In a addition to a review exercise of  “G” ,”A” and “D” strings on 3/4 time signature. Homework is given

Learn Oud 1 L 4.1 – Using the Left Hand on Oud
Tareq introduces the left hand for the first time in Learn Oud 1 for beginners. Advice on the position of the left hand fingers on the Oud’s finger board is given. Finger numbers  (Thumb = 0 , Index = 1 ect ) , You will also learn how to produce the “B” note by pressing on the “A” string of the Oud. Exercises on playing these two notes are given with advice on the position of the finger on the figure board.



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Learn Oud 1 L 4.2 – “C” Note on Oud “A” String
In lesson 4.2 of Learn Oud 1 for beginners we continue working with the left hand and learn how to produce the “C” note on the “A” string of the Oud. Advice on how to play both “C” and “B” notes on the “A” string is given along with slow tempo 2/4 time signature exercises.
Learn Oud 1 L 5 – Notes on Oud “D” String

Lesson 5 of Learn Oud 1 for beginners tells you how to play “E” note using finger number 2 or 2nd second finger and “F” note using finger number 3 or 3rd finger on the Oud “D” String. Tareq gives a reading exercise along necessary advice followed by general review of lessons 4 and 5.
Learn Oud 1 L 6.1 – The Minim Symbol

Tareq Al Jundi starts Lesson 6.1 of Learn Oud 1 for beginners by explaining the Minim Symbol which is twice the Crotchet in time. Exercises using only the right hand and exercises using both hands on the Oud u are given on reading and playing the minim and the crotchet on open Oud strings.
Learn Oud 1 L 6.2 – General Exercises on Oud

General exercises on reading, using the left hand on the Oud are given. Advice on how to rotate the left hand wrist on the Oud’s ginger board is also given. Again emphasizing practice on slow tempo.

Learn Oud 1 L 7 – Application on Oud

In Lesson 7 of Learn Oud 1 for beginners, Tareq gives two applications on thing learned up until this point of the course:  a traditional Iraq song by Nazem El-Ghazali – Tala Min Beit Abuha and the other song you will learn on Oud is Old Macdonald Had a Farm
Learn Oud 1 L 8.1 –High “G” The 4th string

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In this lesson of Learn Oud 1 for beginners you will be introduced to the high “G” or the 4th string on Oud. Exercises are given and explained
Learn Oud 1 L 8.2 – Frere Jacques & Jingle Bells

Different Applications are given in this lesson of Learn Oud 1: The song “Frere Jacques” and the song “Jingle Bells” on Oud are both taught. The repeat last measure sign is also explained.  Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No.9 is given as homework.

Learn Oud 1 L 9 – Notes on Oud “G” String

In Lesson 9 of Learn Oud 1 for beginners Tareq shows us how to play “A” note on G string and after reviewing notes on “D” string and “G” string we apply what we learned by playing the song ” Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” on the Oud

Learn Oud 1 L 10.1 – The Major (Ajam) Scale on Oud
After introducing the last string on Oud  which is the Higher “C” you will now be able to play the Major Scale or “Ajam” Maqam on the Oud . Tareq Al Jundi also introduces the “TA” and “TA-TI” as new terminology as well as the Upper Pick (or Risha) move and exercises are given.
Learn Oud 1 L 10.2 – “Ta” Down, “Ta-Ti” Down-UP Oud Risha

Lesson 10.2 of Learn Oud 1 for beginners gives exercises on “Ta” and “Ta-Ti” which are Down and Down-Up using the Oud pick (or Risha). Exercises using these techniques are applied to the Major (or Ajam) Scale
Learn Oud 1 L 11 – Accidentals: Flat-Natural-Sharp

In this lesson of Learn Oud 1 course you get to learn the Accidentals (Flat – Natural – Sharp) , the meaning and function of each accidental on the Oud notes is explained, the relationship between our fingers on the Oud figure board and these accidentals is shown as well as how to read them on the Music Staff.
Learn Oud 1 L 12 – Maqam “Kurd” (Kurd Scale) from A

Tareq explains a popular Arabic Scale “Kurd” or Maqam Kurd and how to play it from the “A” note. This is an application of the accidentals. Practicing this Maqam is explained. Example Song: Tik Tik Tik Yam Slaiman by Fairuz (Rahbani Brothers)
Learn Oud 1 L 13.1 – Notes on the Oud “C” String

In this lesson you learn playing the “C” string of the Oud and other notes on it like “D” using 2nd finger and “E” using 4th finger. Exercises for Up-Down techniques, reading and counting the Oud notes are explained.
Learn Oud 1 L 13.2 – “Happy Birthday To You on” Oud

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In this lesson Tareq gives an application on techniques learned in previous lessons of Learn Oud 1 for beginners and that is the song “Happy Birthday To You”, also “Up Beat” is introduced.
Learn Oud 1 L 14.1 – The 1 Beat Rest & Maqam Nahawand

Tareq starts this lesson of Learn Oud 1 by introducing the “1 beat rest”, its symbol and how to use it. In addition Maqam “Nahawand” (The Minor Scale or Harmonic Minor Scale) is introduced, played from the “A” note on Oud and Explained.
Learn Oud 1 L 14.2 – Baadak Ala Bali by Fairuz

In Lesson 14.2 of Learn Oud 1 for beginners you will learn a popular Arabic song : Baadak Ala Bali by Fairuz as an application on Maqam Nahawand or the minor scale.  The “D.C al Fine” sign.
Learn Oud 1 L 15 – Learn Maqam Bayat

In this lesson you will be introduced to the Quarter tone or the “half flat” which is an important characteristic of Arabic Music. You will also learn the Bayat Maqam and learn a traditional Jordanian song “Mely Alaya Mely” as an application and an Egyptian song called “Balady ya Balady”
Learn Oud 1 L 16 – Songs on Maqam Bayat

In Lesson 16 of Lear Oud 1 for beginner you will learn the song “Alyady”  and “Wain A’ Ramallah” which are a Palestinian folk songs as an application on Bayat Maqam. In addition you will learn “Zayeno Al Marjai” -also on Bayat- and it is a Syrian folk song.
Learn Oud 1 L 17 – Doulab Bayati

Tareq starts the lesson by explaining “Doulab” and talks about the history of it. You will learn the Doulab from on Maqam Bayat
Learn Oud 1 L 18 –Muwashah: Jadaka Al Gaith

In this lesson of Learn Oud 1 for beginners you will learn a Muwashah which is a classical Arabic singing form. The Muwashah you will learn is a popular one called “Jadaka Al Gaith” on 3/4 time signature as an application of things taught previously.
Learn Oud 1 L 19.1 – Maqam Saba

Tareq introduces Maqam Saba which is one of the main Maqams in Arabic music and it is a “Sad” Maqam. Maqam Saba from “D” note on Oud is explained, and the quarter tone in Saba is shown. Practice moving and shifting is emphasized.  Ta-Fa-Ti-Fi is introduced leading to what we call “Tremolo” or “Rash” or “Firdash”
Learn Oud 1 L 19.2 – Tremolo or Rash

In this lesson clear instructions on how to play Tremolo or Rash on the Oud are given, with focus on increasing the tempo slowly over time to reach higher tempo or speed. Application on Maqam Saba is given: a song from Syrian folklore called “Hizzy Hizzy Mahramtik”
Learn Oud 1 L 20.1 – Maqam Al Hijaz and the dot sign

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Before he goes on explaining Maqam Al Hijaz which is another popular Maqam in Arabic music, Tareq explains the dot sign and its function and gives necessary exercises.
Learn Oud 1 L 20.2 – Maqam Hijaz on D

Maqam Hijaz which is very popular even used in the call for prayers in the Islamic Religion is explained in class 20.2 from Learn Oud 1 for beginners, and possible problems that students might face are pointed out clearly. Example song “Haly Haly Hal” is given as an application.
Learn Oud 1 L 21.1 – Two Songs on Maqam Hijaz

In this lesson of Learn Oud 1 for beginners you will learn two songs on Maqam Hijaz. In the first piece of Hijaz Maqam you will apply the Tremolo or Rash that you have learned in previous lessons.
Learn Oud 1 L 21.2 – Palestinian Folk Song: Ah Ya Zein
Lesson 21.1 is the second application on Maqam Hijaz which is a Palestinian folklore song called “Ah Ya Zein”. Introducing the Pick-Up, adding Arabic flavor to your Oud playing
Learn Oud 1 L 22.1 – More Hijaz and the Tie Symbol

Before Tareq moves to another musical piece on Hijaz which is “Overture on Hijaz Maqam” as an application he explains the “Tie” symbol, what it means and how to read it. Exercise is given.
Learn Oud 1 L 22.2 – Learn Music on Hijaz Maqam

In Lesson 22.1 of Learn Oud 1 for beginners you learn another application on the popular Arabic Maqam Hijaz. The Piece is explained slowly for its importance. Tremolo, Rest and more of what had been already explained is applied.
Learn Oud 1 L 23.1 – Application on Kurd Maqam

In this lesson you will learn a song using the Kurd “A” Maqam and that is Nassam Alaina Alhawa by Fairuz. The Scenio** or “S 1” symbol is explained
Learn Oud 1 L 23.2 – “Nassam Alaina Alhawa ” continued
Lesson 23.2 of Learn Oud 1 for beginners is a continuation of learning Nassam Alaina Alhawa by Fairuz. Tareq gives clear advice on understanding the rhythm and preparation before playing the song.

Learn Oud 1 L 24 – The Rast Maqam
In this lesson you learn a very important Maqam In Arabic Music. The main Maqam in Arabic Music: the Rast Maqam. Qarter Tones in Maqam Rast are shown clearly and explained. Iraqi folk song “Hallela Hilwa” is given as an application. Tie and other previously explained symbols are explained.

Learn Oud 1 L 25.1 – Application on Maqam Rast
Before explaining “Sama’ie Darij” -which is a beat – as an application on Rast (The Main Arabic Maqam), Tareq introduces a new beat and gives exercises necessary to be applied in “Sama’ie Darij” later.
Learn Oud 1 L 25.2 – Learn Musical Piece on Maqam Rast

There is no new information in lesson 25.2 of Learn Oud 1 for beginners; it is just an application on the most important Maqam in Arabic Music: Rast using most of the techniques that you have learned throughout the course.

Source: https://i3zif.wordpress.com/2013/04/05/learn-oud-1-for-beginners-in-english/