Tareq Jundi

Born in Amman 1983. He has started his journey with Oud at the age of 11 when he joined the preparatory section in the Jordan Academy for Music. Taught by many Jordanian and Arab Oud Masters. In 2007, Tareq finished his first BA in Chemical Engineering from Jordan university for Science and Technology. He was awarded a scholarship from the Greater Amman Municipality to complete his BA in music performance on Cello at the National Music Conservatory. In 2009, he was ranked the second in the International Oud competition held at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik/Lebanon. In 2013, he got a special prize from Mugam festival in Azerbaijan. In 2015, he got the 2nd prize from International Mugam Contest. Tareq conducted, composed and played with many bands.Moreover, he has many compositions and studies for the oud as well as compositions for the eastern ensemble (Takht), music for plays, children’s songs and music for TV shows. He released four Albums; Terhaal, Music from Amman, Melodies from my Childhood and Sowar. 2013, Tareq finished his MA in Music Education from University of Jordan. He represented Jordan and participated in many festivals in Jordan and aboard.

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Learn Oud 1

Number of videos: 38
Level: Beginner
The main and the most popular musical instrument in Arabic Music is the Oud. Learn Oud 1 is a condensed 25- lesson Oud fundamentals course for absolute beginners on given by a well known composer and teacher, Tareq Al Jundi using one of the recognized Oud curricula in Arabic Music Institutes . Learn Oud 1 uses popular Palestinian, Jordanian, Syrian, Egyptian and Iraqi folk music and popular Arabic songs (by Fairuz و The Rahbani Brothers and others) as applications to basics Of Oud performance taught throughout the course. In addition typical western songs like "Happy Birthday","Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" and "Jingle Bells" are explained on the Oud which will help you understand the Oud through simple melodies you already heard before. By the end of the course you are expected to know the proper way of holding the Oud and producing sound from it, how to read music notation including the oriental quarter tone, the basic Arabic Maqams/Scales and how to play popular Arabic songs using these Maqams/Scales on the Oud
Course Video Lessons - Learn Oud 1
1 Opened Meet the Oud 06:56
2 Opened Music Terminology 04:52
3.1 Opened “G” & “A” Strings on Oud 05:21
3.2 Opened “D” String on Oud 04:46
4.1 Opened Using the Left Hand on Oud 05:26
4.2 Opened “C” Note on Oud “A” String 04:32
5 Opened Notes on Oud “D” String 07:10
6.1 Opened The Minim Symbol 04:27
6.2 Opened General Exercises on Oud 05:14
7 Opened Application on Oud 05:27
8.1 Opened High “G” The 4th string 04:25
8.2 Opened Frere Jacques & Jingle Bells 05:10
9 Opened Notes on Oud “G” String 06:00
10.1 Opened The Major (Ajam) Scale on Oud 04:52
10.2 Opened “Ta” Down, “Ta-Ti” Down-UP Oud Risha 05:41
11 Opened Accidentals: Flat-Natural-Sharp 06:15
12 Opened Maqam “Kurd” (Kurd Scale) from A 07:08
13.1 Opened Notes on the Oud “C” String 04:53
13.2 Opened “Happy Birthday To You on” Oud 03:09
14.1 Opened The 1 Beat Rest & Maqam Nahawand 03:11
14.2 Opened Baadak Ala Bali by Fairuz 07:19
15 Opened Learn Maqam Bayat 06:33
16 Opened Songs on Maqam Bayat 07:35
17 Opened Doulab Bayati 06:43
18 Opened Muwashah: Jadaka Al Gaith 05:59
19.1 Opened Maqam Saba 06:22
19.2 Opened Tremolo or Rash 05:53
20.1 Opened Maqam Al Hijaz and the dot sign 04:49
20.2 Opened Maqam Hijaz on D 04:13
21.1 Opened Two Songs on Maqam Hijaz 04:48
21.2 Opened Palestinian Folk Song: Ah Ya Zein 02:56
22.1 Opened More Hijaz and the Tie Symbol 04:25
22.2 Opened Learn Music on Hijaz Maqam 06:46
23.1 Opened Application on Kurd Maqam 05:20
23.2 Opened “Nassam Alaina Alhawa ” continued 04:48
24 Opened The Rast Maqam 06:49
25.1 Opened Application on Maqam Rast 03:00
25.2 Opened Learn Musical Piece on Maqam Rast 06:45