Tunings For Oud and Cumbus
by David Brown
- Start at string number 6 or your lowest pitch (and the thickest)
- Standard Egyptian/Arab: D G A D G C
- Old Turkish Classical: A D E A D G (most instruments will need a heavier gauge
- string set for this specific tuning).
New Turkish Classical: F# B E A D G
Turkish/Armenian: E A B E A D
Turkish/Armenian Variant: C# F# B E A D
Standard Cumbus: D E A D G C
Cumbus can also use any Oud tuning
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