Ronrocco

Name: Ronrocco.
Type: Lute > Chordophone.
Hornbostel Sachs No#: 321.322.6
Luthier: “Tico”
Specimen: Lima, Peru.
Region: South America.
Acquisition Source: Rene Hugo Sanchez, Lima Peru.

Description: The Ronrocco is a 10-stringed lute; it is the tenor member of the charango family. Whose tuning is a fifth below the charango although in the same order order of paired strings. Ronrocco are either played as solo instruments or accompaniment to vocals and ensembles.