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How does one learn to play various non-Western scales on the oud? Are there instructions with diagrams showing notes as positions on the neck of the instrument? Book, videos, etc.?

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i3zif.com provides online lessons in English (video course) for playing the Oud. It's not free though.


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some links to pictures of Turkish and Arabic scales on neck of oud are on:

some explainations of notation used are on http://www.oud.eclipse.co.uk/makamlist.html

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