Golpe Tocuyano

The Golpe Tocuyano is a typical rhythm found in the Venezuelan state, Lara. It is categorized as being part of the famous Joropo and is played as such 6/8. There is a peculiar interpretation with a type of Cuatro with 5 strings known as the Medio Cinco which has a clear sound.

The basic way of playing this rhythm is rather simple if you are already familiar with the Joropo Llanero. The playing hand or right hand move in the same way as well, specifically like this:

Now, observe and listen to an example of the Golpe Tocuyano in the following video:

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Learn how to play the rhythm Golpe Tocuyano with the Venezuelan Cuatro.

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