flamenco guitar (Guitar used in flamenco)

~ String instrument


Deriving from the classical guitar, it has many modifications and playing techniques to create a more percussive sound. Originally having wooden tuning pegs like lutes and violins, it has a thinner, lighter build with "golpeadores" or tapping-plates and less sustain than the classical guitar.


from:Andalucía, Spain
derived from:classical guitar (Modern acoustic gut/nylon string guitar)
Wikidata:Q930531 [info]