GUAPANGUERA PALO ESCRITO WITH GIG
The quinta huapanguera is an instrument distinct of the Huastecaregion of Mexico. It is used when playing their specific folk genre.
The huapanguera, guitarra quinta huapanguera or guitarra huapanguera is a Mexican guitar-like instrument that usually forms part of a conjunto huasteco ensemble, along with the jarana huasteca and violin Because of its large body and deeper structure, the huapanguera is able provide a much deeper sound compared to a regular acoustic guitar.Here it takes on the role of the bass instrument using a rhythmical struming technique. Its physical construction features a large resonating body with a short neck. It normally has around 10 frets which stop at the point where the fingerboard meets the top.