Used Classical Guitars
Aria: AC50A(Item ID: AC50A Serial#: 990778)
c.1999 Requinto Cutaway with Kremona NG-1 Piezo Pickup
The Aria AC50A is a unique alto voiced guitar that shines in the high, as well as the low registers. The solid Sapele back and sides and spruce top give it a balanced and bright tone.
A requinto or alto guitar is usually tuned a 5th (quinto) higher than a standard (prime) guitar. Its open tuning notes sound the same as a standard guitar played on the 7th fret position: B,E,A,D,F#,B. However, this guitar will also perform well tuned at either G (Terz) - a minor 3rd higher than prime, or at A - a 4th higher than prime. We currently have it tuned at A.
From the Kremona website:
"Encased in lightweight tone wood, NG-1 ensures the natural sound of your guitar without modification. NG-1 installs safely and securely on top of the tie bar utilizing the tension of the strings to hold it in place. NG-1 comes complete with an 8' detachable, easily replaceable cable. When not in use, NG-1 may be left in place with no detriment to the instrument’s acoustic sound."
We recommended this pickup to the former owner of this guitar, and installed it for him. We think you will be delighted with its performance. For some background information and an installation demo of this surprisingly good sounding pickup, see: www.youtube.com .
Cosmetic Condition: Excellent
• Top - Solid Spruce
• Back and Sides - Sapele
• Neck - Mahogany
• Fingerboard - Rosewood
• Scale Length - 530mm
• Hardware - Gold
• Electronics - Kremona NG-1 Piezo Pickup
• Made in Spain
This guitar includes a gig bag. (used)
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