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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SLIDE GUITARS

A guitar designed to be played horizontally on a table or across the lap. Has a high action and is played with a metal slide. The frets are not used. This group includes electric Hawaiian guitars, lap steels and the Weissenborn guitar which is a kind of cross between a guitar and a zither - its neck and body are all one long box...read more