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Vihuela Mexicana
20th century Mexican vihuela.

Vihuela is a name given to two different guitar-like string instruments: one from 16th century Spain, usually with 12 paired strings, and the other, the Mexican vihuela, from 20th century Mexico with five strings and typically played in Mariachi bands.

  • Several photos of Spanish vihuelas can be found among the instrument photos at Wayne Cripps' lute pages.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Vihuela española para niños

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