Colombian Musical Instruments

Columbian Musical Instruments
Today’s post is about Colombian Folk instruments. I was born in Medellin, Colombia but our family left the country when I was quite young. I have no recollections whatsoever of the music then, however, over the years, I did listen to recordings my parents had picked up in Medellin when I was just a baby.

The Tiple and Quatro are two of the more popular instruments.

Everyone appreciates the amazing treasure of Colombian musical instruments, such as Colombian tiple, produced in coral wood, with clear lines and awesome authentic color. The Tiple hash twelve metal strings arranged throughout four octaves. Any professional or student guitarist will find it simple to utilize for Colombian folks music, additionally for a host of Latin American tunes. Musicians will use it in Latin American folk jazz songs, but also in other genres. The Tiple’s ethereal and clear sound can be used in classic guitar musical pieces. Similar in nature to the ethereal beauty of a Musical Saw.

Another instrucment is the Colombian Cuatro which is actually a concert grade guitar; it is created from laminates of curly walnut. Shaped like a violin, it maintains a true tone and finish.. The ‘seis’ is a sort of hybrid of the cuatro but also contains a supplementary sixth string tuned by a fourth below. It is also an incredibly popular Colombian guitar. This design allows for an expanded bass range. It can be used in place of a guitar, This instrument turns out some awesome music, It has the voice of a guitar, but sweeter, quicker and more volume.

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