Guide to Bandurria

painting of a girl holding a bandurria

The bandurria, or also known as the mandurria, is a stringed music instrument that belongs to the lute family. It has a built and design that is derived from the guitar and cittern. Today, the bandurria is often made with a small and pear-shaped wooden body, it also has a flat back … Read more

Guide to Accordions

different types of accordion

An accordion is a musical instruments that is sometimes referred to as the squeezebox. It is a wind instrument that is played by expanding or compressing the bellows while pressing the buttons or keys to open the pallets and allow the air to flow across the strips of reeds that are made … Read more

Guide to Bandola

Bandola Oriental

A bandola is one of the several varieties of small and pear-shaped chordophones. This instrument is usually found and used in Colombia and Venezuela. Bandolas are also related to other stringed instruments like the mandolin and bandurria. In this article, we are going to learn more about the history and different types … Read more