Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


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GUITARRA

   
Definition: Portuguese guitar, usually 12 strings in 6 courses. curved fingerboard and fan type tuners. Closely associated with traditional Fado music. Directly related to mediaeval citterns and the English guitar.

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UKULELE BANJOS

The Ukulele Banjo as popularised by George Formby has the same tuning as the ukulele. The banjo has a small head 7 to 8 inches usually, and often a resonator. The banjo body and the resonator add a lot of volume to the Uke.