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Oriental String Instruments

The story of strings instruments is old of several thousand years.  At first, the instrument had probably only a single string, and it is only over the centuries that this type of instrument has been perfected. From ancient Egypt, the harpist were known in the Middle Ages, the minstrels were accompanied by the lute, etc..

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  1. Regular Price: $21.63

    Special Price $19.67

    La Bella oud strings are one of the most professional string set for oud. This specific set can be tuned for Arabic sound and includes Nylon and silver plated strings. This set will also allow you to tune with high "F". 

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    La Bella oud strings are one of the most professional string set for oud. This specific set can be tuned for Turkish sound and includes Nylon and silver plated strings. This set will also allow you to tune to Arabic Tuning: c-g-d-A-G-D". 

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  3. $24.58

    One set of 12 oud pegs made of high-quality ebony. Ebony is the most durable wood for pegs, traditionally used on high-quality instruments. The elegant black color suits any instrument. 

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    One set of 12 oud pegs made of high-quality Rosewood. It is one of the most durable wood for pegs, traditionally used on high-quality instruments. 

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  5. $26.55

    Aquila Super Nylgut strings are excellent quality strings made in Italy. They have a very pure sound and are made for Arabic Tuning (do to DO or do to RE)

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    Aquila Super Nylgut strings are excellent quality strings made in Italy. They have a very pure sound and are made for high Arabic Tuning (fa to Fa)

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  7. $290.08

    The cumbus is a Turkish stringed instrument of relatively modern origin. It was developed in 1930 by Zeynel Abidin Cümbüş as an oud-like instrument that could be heard as part of a larger ensemble.  It is shaped like an American banjo, with a spun-aluminum resonator bowl and skin soundboard.

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  8. $329.42


    This oud was directly made and imported from Egypt and it comes from of the latest collection of Egyptian manufacturer Gawharet El Fan. This musical instrument is beautiful with a Sycamore/Walnut bowl. A padded case and 3 reeshe (plectrum) are delivered with the oud.

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  9. $403.17

    This beautiful Saz comes directly from Turkey. This musical instrument is excellent, the bowl is made of Juniper wood; and the soundboard is made of Turkish spruce.


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  10. Regular Price: $481.83

    Special Price $432.67


    This Adhara oud is a tribute to the great Egyptian singer Om Kalthoum. The bowl is completely covered with mother of pearl with Om Kalthum face. "Om Kalthum" is also written in Arabic on the fingerboard. Top is made of Spruce with beautiful wood rosettes.

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