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Learn the Oud Online Course



 

I’ve gone through the lessons several times which made take a critical look at my Oud technique. That was worth the price of admission alone. The quality of the video is excellent and I feel like you’re talking directly to me!

– TAQS.IM Online Course Student

 

Our Learn the Oud course includes high-quality video lessons for the aspiring Oud player or enthusiast. Ranging from an overview of the instrument, tuning, scales, and picking – the lessons pack a lot of content in a focused amount of time.

Each lesson contains accompanying notes and explanations of key concepts which are included where relevant to provide context and further guidance. Note that these are very introductory ideas and designed for beginner level players, and will be developed more and modified as you move forward into more intermediate and eventually advanced level work.

Remember that regardless of the topic or type of skill or technique, practicing is the key to improvement and seeing progress in your playing – you MUST practice with a purpose

Modules

Oud Introduction

Welcome to our Oud Introduction Course. Each lesson contains accompanying notes and explanations of key concepts which are included where relevant to provide context and further guidance. Note that these are very introductory ideas and designed for beginner level players, and will be developed more and modified as you move forward into more intermediate and eventually advanced level work.

Lessons

Oud Technique

The Oud Technique module provides beginner and intermediate players instruction on how to various playing techniques to improve your oud playing. Remember that regardless of the topic or type of skill or technique, practicing is the key to improvement and seeing progress in your playing - you MUST practice with a purpose!

Lessons

Scales

The scales section provides beginner and intermediate out players an overview maqam(s). The concept of maqam is on the sophisticated side and involves understanding microtonal sensibilities, mastering melodic development, and building directional improvisational skills. To put it more simply, we tend to think of this phenomenon as more than a scale, but less than a song.

Lessons