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cha·ran·go

 (chə-räng′gō)
n. pl. cha·ran·gos
A ten-stringed mandolin of Andean regions with a sound box traditionally fashioned from the shell of an armadillo or tortoise, now also made of wood.

[American Spanish, from charanga, charanga; see charanga.]

charango

(tʃəˈræŋɡəʊ)
n
an Andean ten-stringed instrument of the lute family
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His father played traditional folk instruments, like the charango (an armadillo-backed guitar) and the quena (a reed flute), and at age 13, after being introduced to a drummer friend of one of his brothers, Rojkind picked up the drums.
Recuerdo que uno de mis tios tenia en su pieza una foto de ella con su charango en blanco y negro, asi como mi madre, el disco de Las Ultimas Composiciones.
36) Mamani (2002), identifico en Pachama el uso de quenas y charango en sus estudios.
Quena, charango y sikus para tocar una fuga de Bach (29).
Mientras el folclore habia estado asociado al mundo rural, ejecutado con instrumentos "autoctonos" (como la guitarra criolla, el bombo leguero, el charango, el siku y la quena, entre otros) e interpretado -en un principio--por musicos amateurs, la experiencia de las nuevas propuestas musicales se establecia en las grandes urbes.
In addition to the 30-minute Cantata Criolla, the program includes Argentine composer Ariel Ramirez' Misa Criolla, a light and lively folk mass that contrasts the much heavier Venezuelan work, with instrumentalists Juan Eduardo Wolf on charango, guitarist Fernell Lopez, Armando Morales on bombo, Rafael Arias on quena/percussion and harpsichordist Julia Brown.
no solo puede ser leido como culminacion y crisis de un proceso escritural (ultima y mas cabal manifestacion de un deseo de integracion no cumplido) o como una singular manera de luchar contra la muerte, 'reduciendola' a escritura-vida, sino, ademas, como la voz esperanzada que perdura mas alla de lo escrito: "en la voz del charango y la quena, lo oire todo" (1971, p.
Ya no utilizan el charango, el bombo, la quena y la zampona que identificaron a los grupos de la nueva cancion de los setenta y ochenta como Inti Illimani (1967-), Quilapayun (1965-) y al grupo de rock fusion Los Jaivas (1962).
Performed by Daniel Diaz: acoustic and electric basses, guitars and pianos, vibes, hang, harmonium, percussion, accordina, charango, ukelele, synths.
To help achieve that goal, he recorded sounds of Colombia's traditional instruments--including the ronroco, charango, accordions and traditional flutes--and put them into a computer program, where he could manipulate them.
Young musicians adapted ancient indigenous pipes, bamboo flutes, and stringed instruments such as the charango to create haunting and ethereal original music, blended with poetic lyrics that spoke of the burning social and political issues of the day.
LEARN TO PLAY an instrument not many people have heard of, like the charango.