Salman Shukur’s oud

…a relationship between player and instrument could last after the player himself passed on…

Why do we collect?

In 1974 the Italian writer Italo Calvino wrote an essay called ‘Collection of Sand…

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Oudmigrations is dedicated to the journeys of ouds, their histories, and the stories attached to their makers, players, and owners.Research for Oudmigrations is led by Professor Rachel Beckles Willson, who holds a Major Research Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust. Please follow the menus above to find articles about Journeys, Histories and Stories. The Oud Blog…