Guitjo (double-neck)


Guitjo (double-neck)

A double-necked guitjo is a guitar-like, fretted, stringed, musical instrument that has two necks attached to a single body, generally with 14-strings, seven strings on each neck. It is strung more like a banjo rather than a traditional guitar. Both necks may be played simultaneously producing a sound that has elements of both guitar and harp. [cite news
last = Sebastian
first = Matt
coauthors =
title = One-of-a-kind instrument gives duo unique sound
work =
pages =
language =
publisher = Boulder Daily Camera
date = 2005-01-27
url = http://www.dailycamera.com/bdc/boulder_at_night/article/0,1713,BDC_11136_3502042,00.html
accessdate =2008-07-03
] , [cite web
last = Haas
first = Kimberly
coauthors =
title = Echoes Living Room Concerts
work =
pages =
language =
publisher = Echoes
date =
url = http://www.echoes.org/onlineLRC-Resonance1.html
accessdate =2008-07-03
]

The double-necked guitjo was developed in the late-twentieth century. [cite news
last = Blankenship
first = Bill
coauthors =
title = Duo features unique instrument: last-minute folk performance will showcase 14-string guitjo
work =
pages =
language =
publisher = Topeka Capital-Journal
date = 2007-03-24
url = http://www.cjonline.com/stories/032407/lei_158356625.shtml
accessdate =2008-07-03
] Guitjos are made and repaired by luthiers.

See Also

Guitjo (six-string)

Notes

External links

[http://www.echoes.org/onlineLRC-Resonance1.html Echoes Radio Show] - includes photo of double-necked guitjo


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