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.?


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


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


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