Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


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VIHUELA

   
Definition: Plucked chordophone of the guitar family. Now popular in Central America, it is very similar to the Spanish renaissance vihuela.
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MANDOLINS

The mandolin is part of a family of instruments just like the violin family. The mandolin is the most common and is tuned like the fiddle, GDAE, its big brother, the mandola, is tuned like the viola, CGDA, and the octave mandola which has no violin equivalent is tuned GDAE. There are also the rarer mandocello (CGDA) and mandobas...read more