Erik Davies's blog

Historical European Music with Charango

In the first posting we explore how the charango is being used to play European music from the past several hundred years. A number of musicians have noted that the charango shares similar sound qualities to the lute and mandolin. Its striking to hear, for instance John Dowlands (1563 – 1626) Praeludium performed on our beloved instrument

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttXK6YwcNWo

Or Packingtons Pound a lovely piece of Rennaisance music being performed at this link