Huasteca

Name: Jarana Huasteca.
Type: Chordophones > Lutes > Guitarillos.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 321.322.5
Country: Veracruz, Mexico.
Region: Central America.

Description: The Huasteca region also has a jarana, the jarana Huasteca. It is a five-string guitarillo or guitar like instrument with a deep body. A skilled jarana player makes a special golpe or azote that has a bright clicking sound with the back of the nails.

Jarana Huasteca Tunings
Names Tunings
G B D F# A
G B G B E

Citations: Bibliography: INAH 1988 Atlas Cultural de México. Música. México: Grupo Editorial Planeta ISBN 968-406-121-8 ; Websites: loscenzontles.com / instruments ;

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