charango


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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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Tambien son de enredo El entremes cantado del robo de las gallinas, una comica disputa entre un padre, su mujer y su hijo por el extravio de los animales; El entremes de los compadres en que dos parejas de indios y negros tienen una querella que se resuelve ofreciendo los alimentos al Nino Dios; y El Entremes grasioso en que un Negro quiere entrar a la iglesia a celebrar con charango en mano la fiesta de la Candelaria, pero un indio Sacristan se lo impide hasta que le ofrece dinero.
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(36) Mamani (2002), identifico en Pachama el uso de quenas y charango en sus estudios.