One of the key elements in Mariachi music, the vihuela is a Mexican 5 stringed instrument with convex back chieflly used to strum rhythm parts.
Tuned like a five string guitar - ADGBE the sound is like a cross between a ukulele and a nylon strung guitar. Like the ukulele the vihuela uses a re-entrant tuning with the AD and G strings tuned one ocatve above those of the guitar.
- Mexican 5 stringed instrument with convex back.
- Nato top/neck.
- Made in China