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The Lute Oud Posted by on Oct 29, 2012

The lute (العود) is  a string musical instrument that is very important in Middle Eastern music. It has a distinctive shape. See pictures!   Oud has developed over a long period of time. Some date it back to the times of Ancient Egypt, based on some images and artefacts of an instrument that looks…

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