Type: Chordophones > Lutes > Guitarillos.
Hornbostel Sachs No#: 321.322.6
Tunings: A / D / F# / B / E
Country: Puerto Rico.
Region: Caribbean, Latin America.
Description: The Bordonua [in Spanish: Bordonúa] is a large, deep bodied lute. Bordonua usually are 15 cm or 6 inches in depth. Bordonua are native to Puerto Rico. They are made using several different shapes and sizes.
Citations: Bibliography: Stanley Sadie ~ New Grove Dictionary Of Musical Instruments – Book A to F Vol. 1 Page 252 ;