OUD is an ancient string based musical instrument that is surrounded by lots of poetry and cultures starting from Persia to Arabic world and to Turkish, Greek, Armenian, Azerbaijan and lots of other places from where history sprouts. The OUD instrument is composed of 11 to 13 strings attached in a group of 5 to 6 courses. It is more like a lute and the beautiful wooden base and the string base with designed sound base gives it a unique touch bot in looks and in tunes as well. Normally it has a strong bass that matches your real reasons of excellence. We at Muzikkon sell you all types of string based instruments that also include the OUD for sure.