Lisbon Music Shop Musical instrument shop since 1958
Lisbon Music Shop Musical instrument shop since 1958

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Artimúsica Cavaquinho CV10C Simple Round Sound Hole with Machine Head


The Artimúsica cavaquinho model CV10C is a good cavaquinho for those who start the instrument. It has a solid linden top and a sober decoration. It is entirely manufactured in Portugal.

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$158.62 No tax

The Artimúsica CV10C is the best choice to enter the fantastic world of cavaquinhos. Made in Portugal. 

The Artimúsica CV10C cavaquinho is a very simple and accessible instrument, manufactured with the tradition and the quality of one of the most important manufacturers of traditional Portuguese instruments.

Topped with solid linden, the bottom and sides are massive in walnut, cherry, banana or mahogany from Australia. The arm is in poplar and the scale is in panga panga, a very durable and durable wood.

The Artimúsica CV10C cavaquinho is a discrete instrument that has all the traditional characteristics of this instrument. The light wood contrasts perfectly with the understated décor, typical lines that outline the body and round mouth, and has a glossy finish.

The cavaquinho is traditionally tuned, from the sharpest string to the most serious, in D - B - G-  Gl. The cavaquinho can be tuned still in G: D - B - G - D; in D: E - C# - A - E; in C: G - E - C - G; in C: G - E - C - C.

These variations open up huge possibilities to integrate the cavaquinho as an accompaniment instrument or soloist in a tuna, in a set of traditional music, or in another musical style to the taste of the performer.

Founded in September 1992, Artimúsica is one of the reference brands in the traditional construction of traditional Portuguese instruments. It is a family business, which follows the method of construction started by the master Joaquim José Machado, more than 100 years ago. His grandchildren, the masters Manuel Carvalho and José Carvalho, make each instrument as if it were a true work of art, making each piece unique and high quality.

The Artimúsica CV10C cavaquinho is an affordable and high quality choice, providing a very pleasant experience for those who are not used to playing this instrument, with a great sound, and the identity of a national instrument, made in Portugal.


  • Model: simple

  • Sound hole: round
  • Top: solid linden

  • Back and sides: walnut, cherry tree, sycamore or australian mahogany, solid
  • Neck: poplar

  • Fingerboard: panga panga
  • Tuners: nickel

  • Finish: gloss

Portuguese traditional instruments can present differences to the picture
shown in the website due to it's artisanal manufacturing,
specially in it's decoration.

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