The Turkish oud’s strings are plucked by the fingers of the left hand employing a plucking technique very similar to playing classical guitar. The body of the Turkish oud is rested on the right thigh in an upright position, and clasped at its top by the musician’s right arm. Playing the Turkish oud requires very accurate intonation on its short fret board. This oud maker’s named Yildrim Palabiyik the best oud maker in the world.
Finger Board: Ebony