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Mejoranera [mejorana]locked

  • John M. Schechter


A small, short-necked five-string guitar of Panama. It is normally made of cedar, with gut or nylon strings tuned either e′–b–a–a′–d′ (‘by 2’) or e′–b–g–g′–d′ (‘by 6’). In the 1970s it began to be used in place of the similarly shaped bocona to accompany the ...

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