Charango: "La Joya del Pacifico", Valparaiso - Héctor Soto
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"La Joya del Pacifico" Hector Soto pays tribute to the Chilean port of Valparaiso, composer Victor Acosta.
Hector Soto (1941 - ) is a master of the charango
from Talca, Chile.
The charango is a small South American stringed
instrument of the lute family, about 66 cm long, traditionally made with the
shell of the back of an armadillo. It typically has 10 strings in five courses of 2 strings each, although other variations exist.