Everyone deeply appreciate the excellent treasure that is Colombian musical instruments, such as Colombian tiple, made in coral wood, with clear lines and incredible genuine color, with twelve metal strings organized in 4 courses. Any professional or student guitar player will discover it easy to use in Colombian folk music, and in many Latin American tunes. Musicians can utilize it in Latin American folk jazz music, however also in original tunes. Tiple’s ethereal and clear noise is also utilized in timeless guitar music creations.
Colombian Cuatro is performance grade guitar; it is made of slices and blocks from curly maple. It has a violin shape and has a fantastic pitch accuracy and finish. The ‘seis’ is a hybrid of the cuatro and an additional sixth course tunes a fourth below the typical fifth bottom course. It is also a very popular Colombian musical instrument. This function permits a broadened bass range. It can be made use of likewise for guitar periods too, and it makes an outstanding music, It sounds as a guitar, however sweeter, faster and louder.
Original Colombian music instruments
Spanish and African traditions are highly represented in Colombian music. Standard quena, a king of flute, and Spanish guitar are preferred. Colombian bandolina has actually fifteen strings and its sound is stunning, sweet and clear. It is normally made by hand, of unexcelled quality. The marimba is another Colombian musical instrument; it resembles a xylophone and its keys are made in wood. The arpa is a local version of the harp, the guassa is a rattle. The songs from the Pacific coast are making use of drums and are tinged with Spanish impact. Due to the Spanish impact, piano music is also preferred in Colombia. The latest music design in Colombia is “valenato”, based upon the European accordion.
Lots of Colombian musical instruments are perfectly crafted, from the ancient times till our century. The charango, a sort of guitar made in wood, the vessel whistle, the erkencho, a type of clarinet, the chirimia, an oboe, are thoroughly made and original Colombian folk music sounds terrific with them. There are six ethnic zones in Colombia; the music is a hybrid between Indian roots and Spanish traditions. In some regions, there is also a strong Negro impact. Guitars, flutes and drums are constantly essential; in the Caribbean zone the most essential Colombian musical instrument is gaita, a kind of oboe. In Colombia, music is a tradition. There is a practice to pass folk songs from one generation to the other.