Learn Oud 1 (No Prior Music Knowledge Required!)
What you'll learn
- Hold the Oud properly and produce sound from it,
- Read music notation including the oriental quarter tone
- Play the basic Arabic Maqams and Scales
- Play popular Arabic songs using these Maqams/Scales
- Purchase any basic/entry level Oud instrument
The main and the most popular musical instrument in Arabic Music is the Oud. This is a condensed 25-lesson (38 Videos) Oud fundamentals course for absolute beginners given by a well known composer and teacher, Tareq Al Jundi using one of the recognized Oud curricula in Arabic Music Institutes that uses popular Palestinian, Jordanian,Syrian, Egyptian and Iraqi folk music and popular Arabic songs (by Fairuz and The Rahbani Brothers and others) as applications to basics Of Oud performance taught throughout the course.
In addition typical western songs like "Happy Birthday", "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" and "Jingle Bells" are explained on the Oud which will help you understand the Oud through simple melodies you already heard before. By the end of the course you are expected to know the proper way of holding the Oud and producing sound from it, how to read music notation and reading the oriental quarter tone, the basic Arabic Maqams and Scales and how to play popular Arabic songs using these Maqams/Scales on this beautiful Middle Eastern instrument.
Who this course is for:
- This course is for beginners and/or Oud players who need a good source for the basics. No prior experience with the Oud is required
izif is the first online music school to offer tutorials for Western and eastern musical instruments in Arabic, and the first to offer tutorials for Middle Eastern instruments in English.
We work with the best music instructors in the Arab world (Jordan, Egypt, Syria and more) to make them available to all Arabic music lovers around the world in English and Arabic.