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Best Quality Persian / Iranian Barbat for Sale

The barbat, in Arabic courtiers and Iran known as the ud (oud), is a short-necked fretless lute with five double-courses of strings and traditionally played with an eagle's quill. The barbat is the ancestor of the European lute, and functions as a bass instrument. The barbat is the ancestor of the Chinese pipa too. The pipa brought to Japan and was named biwa.