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Barbat

Barbat

The barbat , also known as the Oud, is a short-neck fretless lute with five double-courses of strings tuned in fourths and traditionally played with an eagle's quill. The barbat is the ancestor of the European lute, and functions as a bass instrument.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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