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Portuguese Guitar

Portuguese GuitarThe Portuguese Guitar is actually a Cittern, introduced to Portugal in the 1700s probably to Oporto during trade by the English for the Port Wine. The Oporto made Guitars were very similar to the English Guitar. The Instrument travelled to Lisbon and two schools of manufacture emerged - Oporto and Lisbon. One characteristic of the Portuguese Guitar is the fanned tuning head.