Guitarra panzona

The guitarra panzona, guitarra túa or guitarra blanca is a Mexican guitar with six strings and deep body. This guitar is sometimes substituted by a guitarron. It provides a tubby sounding rhythm for calentano music, accompanying violin, guitar and tamborita. [1]

Guitarra Panzona
Guitarra Panzona
String instrument
Other namesguitarra túa
Classification String instrument
Hornbostel–Sachs classification
(Composite chordophone)
DevelopedJalisco and Michoacán, Mexico
Related instruments
Mexican vihuela, Guitarrón mexicano, Huapanguera, Jarana huasteca, Guitar.


  • INAH (1988). Atlas Cultural de México. Música. México: Grupo Editorial Planeta. ISBN 968-406-121-8.
  1. The Stringed Instrument Database: G
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