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CUATRO DE PUERTO RICO

   
Definition: Of the guitar family; found in South America and the West Indies. The Venezuelan Cuatro has 4 strings, looks like a ukelele. The Puerto Rican Cuatro has 10 strings and looks more like a Cuban Tres.

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CLASSICAL GUITARS

Guitars > Classical Guitars
The Classical or Spanish Guitar has a wide flat fingerboard with 12 frets from nut to the body, a flat top and a round shouldered body. The strings are gut or nylon, with the top three bare nylon and the lower three wound with wire over the nylon core. The tension of the strings is lower than on a metal strung guitar making it e...read more