Type: Lute > Chordophones.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 321.322.6
Tuning: G C E A E
Country: Many, Peru, Bolivia.
Region: South America.
Description: A flat backed lute having plain and wound steel strings arranged in double [a pair of strings for each note]. The chillador may have 10, 12 or up to 14 stringed varieties of this musical instrument.