Oud Instrument Wiki

 Oud is the oldest string instrument on earth which dated back approximately to the Akkadian Empire 2350 BC in Iraq.

During the Abbacy Empire in Iraq, Oud became very popular and developed, one of the famous oud players during that time was Zeryab .

Oud became known in Europe during the Andalus period in 711C, and then became very popular during the Renaissance time in Europe.


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