The mandolin king

Cruz Quinal, "the mandolin king," lives near Cumana in a mountain valley surrounded by sugarcane fields. Perpetuating 16th century Spanish traditions of guitar-making, Cruz fashions such musical instruments as cuatros, marimba, escarpandola, and his own creation, a mandolin with two fretbo...

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Main Author: Dickinson, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Watertown, Mass. Documentary Educational Resources 1985, 1985
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Cruz Quinal, "the mandolin king," lives near Cumana in a mountain valley surrounded by sugarcane fields. Perpetuating 16th century Spanish traditions of guitar-making, Cruz fashions such musical instruments as cuatros, marimba, escarpandola, and his own creation, a mandolin with two fretboards
Item Description:Previously released on DVD.. - Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 23, 2010). - Recorded in Venezuela
Physical Description:1 online resource (28 min.)