When you look at this magnet souvenir with the word Spain transposed on it in Spanish, you should conjure up all sorts of Spanish music without much difficulty, especially after a trip there. Most likely, you will have different Flamenco playing flowing through your mind which you will in turn project around everything you see around your home.
This is what music is all about, experiencing different types of relations, themes and moods with the world around us. So although this souvenir may not seem particularly Spanish to the casual observer, to people who have actually been exposed to Spanish culture it could speak to them in a very naturally artistic level complete with tunes and panache.
The Guitar in Details
What comes to our mind when we say guitar is the classical guitar, which is not as old as one can imagine. It was designed in the Nineteenth century by Antonio Torres Jurado. There were other kinds of guitars previously such as the baroque guitars, the romantic guitar in Europe. Classical guitars are the sam everywhere in terms of the material used, the process of contraction and the number and quality of the strings. The guitar is particularly key in Spanish culture, and not only because of Flamenco, which requires a different type of guitar.
Spain has produced master guitar players, teachers and composers that have influenced musicians all over the world, in the Twentieth century. For example, Francisco Tarrrega was a teacher of al sort who not only innovated the playing techniques but also woe an extensive literature on the topic. The great master player of all times is Andres Segovia. He was an innovator as he worked with foreign composers to create a new repertoire for guitar players. If you are a music lover, this is a great travel souvenir to take back home.