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  • n. Plural form of vihuela.

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  • The word mariachi refers to the musicians now commonly seen in restaurants or strolling the streets, dressed in silver studded charro outfits with wide brimmed hats playing a variety of instruments which include violins, guitars, basses, vihuelas (a 5 string guitar) and trumpets.

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  • The instruments originally used by the mariachi were those introduced by the Spaniards - violins, guitars, vihuelas, harps, etc.

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  • The demonstrators chanted, danzantes danced, musicians strummed vihuelas, and car horns gleefully pierced the din of downtown traffic in support.

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  • The district has the usual assortment of band and orchestral instruments, but because of the expansion of music classes in the past decade, the shop now also repairs guitars, guitarrones and vihuelas for the various mariachi groups, as well as all kinds of acoustic and electric pianos.

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  • Slide 72: COIMBATORE QUIZ CIRCLE 21st SEPTEMBER 2008 CHA BAR OXFORD BOOK STORE What usually consists of 3-5 violins, 2-3 trumpets, 1-2 vihuelas (5 stringed guitars),

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  • With the nod of a head and the tap of a mariachi boot, the stirring strings of the violins, guitars, vihuelas, guitarrones and a harp, the trumpets 'robust notes enveloped the room.

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  • Ensembles typically include a couple of trumpets, a guitar, violins and ethnic instruments: two vihuelas (resembling little guitars) and a guitarron, the big-bellied bass.

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  • With a sultry clickety-clack of Sevillean castanets, the strumming of veteran vihuelas, and the Mediterranean thumping on the adufe, the upside-down question mark received his name: interroverti, proposed by Nadine and Chris LaRoche.

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  • Ensembles typically include a couple of trumpets, a guitar, violins and ethnic instruments: two vihuelas (resembling

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