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Book/3 CD pack. Catalogs 80-plus Classical and Flamenco guitars in, likely, the finest collection of Spanish guitars existent. The collection spans from the mid-nineteenth century, when seminal guitar maker Antonio de Torres began the modern era of Spanish guitar making, to the present. All of the great Old Masters are represented. Each guitar has a chapter containing a detailed physical description, comments, insights, anecdotes, notes on its maker and an array of photographs. For the first time, readers will be able to enjoy, compare, and critically listen to the collections guitars. New features of the second edition include: 16 guitars new to the collection (1888 Antonio de Torres once owned by Francisco Tarrega, 1880 Soto y Solares, 1953 Robert Bouchet, 1969 David Rubio, 2001 Dominique Field, among others), three CDs (two for classical guitars by Kenton Youngstrom, and one for flamenco guitars by Richard E. Brune), soundboard thickness data tables, bridge dimensions tables, woods and materials data tables, highest quality digital photography and color accuracy, and over 50 more pages than the first edition. Hardcover, library-quality binding. 214 pp.

A Collection of Fine Spanish Guitars From Torres to the Present - Second Edition

by Sheldon Urlik

SKU: 481-2

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Book/3 CD pack. Catalogs 80-plus Classical and Flamenco guitars in, likely, the finest collection of Spanish guitars existent. The collection spans from the mid-nineteenth century, when seminal guitar maker Antonio de Torres began the modern era of Spanish guitar making, to the present. All of the great Old Masters are represented. Each guitar has a chapter containing a detailed physical description, comments, insights, anecdotes, notes on its maker and an array of photographs. Readers will now be able to enjoy, compare, and critically listen to the collection's guitars. New features of the second edition include: 16 guitars new to the collection (1888 Antonio de Torres once owned by Francisco Tarrega, 1953 Robert Bouchet, 1969 David Rubio, 2001 Dominique Field, among others), three CDs (two for classical guitars by Kenton Youngstrom, and one for flamenco guitars by Richard E. Brune), soundboard thickness data tables, bridge dimensions tables, woods and materials data tables, highest quality digital photography and color accuracy, and over 50 more pages than the first edition. Hardcover, library-quality binding. 214 pp.
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Exact appearance of new instruments may vary.
Book/3 CD pack. Catalogs 80-plus Classical and Flamenco guitars in, likely, the finest collection of Spanish guitars existent. The collection spans from the mid-nineteenth century, when seminal guitar maker Antonio de Torres began the modern era of Spanish guitar making, to the present. All of the great Old Masters are represented. Each guitar has a chapter containing a detailed physical description, comments, insights, anecdotes, notes on its maker and an array of photographs. For the first time, readers will be able to enjoy, compare, and critically listen to the collections guitars. New features of the second edition include: 16 guitars new to the collection (1888 Antonio de Torres once owned by Francisco Tarrega, 1880 Soto y Solares, 1953 Robert Bouchet, 1969 David Rubio, 2001 Dominique Field, among others), three CDs (two for classical guitars by Kenton Youngstrom, and one for flamenco guitars by Richard E. Brune), soundboard thickness data tables, bridge dimensions tables, woods and materials data tables, highest quality digital photography and color accuracy, and over 50 more pages than the first edition. Hardcover, library-quality binding. 214 pp.