Descend from the old Spanish guitars.
It is the most emblematic instrument of Venezuelan music and is present in most of the musical manifestations of Venezuela.
It is also present in the region of the Colombian plains.
It has four strings and has a particular tuning that is not totally ascending: la1, re2, fa # 2 and si1.
It originally runs as an accompanying instrument.
The color may vary due to the hue of the wood.