Oud, Rosewood with Plywood Case
Oud, Rosewood with Plywood Case. Body of alternating dark and light rosewood, 11 strings, three rosette sound holes, no frets,fixed bridge, pegbox at an acute angle with ebony pegs. Egyptian style. Also known as Arabic OUDs. Actual weight 22 lb. Includes case. SPECIAL NOTE: No Warranty on Strings: Whether you purchase an instrument on-line or in a neighborhood store, manufacturers recommend that you change the strings on your instrument as soon as you receive it. Your instrument has completed a long journey to your home. During this time the strings WILL oxidize and this may shorten their life expectancy and may reduce their sound quality. On occasion instruments may arrive with a broken string, therefore, it is recommended that you purchase a replacement set of strings and consider changing your strings as soon as it arrives. Learning to change strings should be the first lesson learned when embarking on the journey of playing a new instrument.