Performance tips and music theory.
Pictures of ouds and information about descriptions and tuning the oud.
Everything you want to know about the Middle-Eastern lute, oud (sometimes spelled as ud).
The early history of the oud, leading up to the development of the European lute.
Links to oud players, makers, information sites, and vendors.
This article, by D. Glenn Arthur Jr., is geared for guitarists. Includes some oud pictures.
An Arabic oud website with pictures, RealAudio and MP3 samples of compositions and taqsims, discussion forum, and links to other oud information.
Information on Greek ouds and playing traditions, with Windows Media samples of taksims. In English and Greek.
An informative oud site for beginner players, as well as anyone else interested in ouds.
A journal of Jameel Abraham's experiments with making Turkish-style ouds. Includes step-by-step pictures and description.