Paracho Elite Guitars are made in the legendary mountain village of Paracho, high in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Mexico. Paracho artisans have been perfecting their craft for over 200 years. Many of the Luthiers are fourth and fifth generation musical instrument makers.
- The Puerto Rican Cuatro is the national instrument of Puerto Rico. The Cuatro is guitar-like in function, but with a shape closer to that of the violin. The Santiago Cuatro has ten strings in five courses, tuned, in fourths, from low to high B3 B2 • E4 E3 • A3 A3 • D4 D4 • G4 G4 (note that the bottom two pairs are in octaves, while the top three pairs are tuned in unison)
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