Alhambra will combine innovation and tradition at Messe Frankfurt 2018

  • Messe Frankfurt 2018, Alhambra Guitars

    New designs, limited editions using woods of more than 30 years and the use of amazing woods, are some of the proposals of Alhambra Guitars

    • New "Exotic Woods" series 100% customizable with olive and white ebony woods among others

    • The exclusive and limited model Luthier India, made entirely by hand by the luthiers of Alhambra using woods of more than 30 years, will be presented.

    • The Alhambra International Guitar Competition also in Frankfurt Messe 2018

    April 6, 2018.- As every year, Alhambra Guitars will be present at the Messe Frankfurt 2018 fair. On this occasion, the Spanish firm is committed to innovation through the development of new products and the use of innovative materials.

    From Wednesday 11 to Saturday 14 April, Alhambra Guitars will be in Hall 8 Booth E 74.

    Analyze the past and investigate in the present to improve the future is one of the general maxims of Alhambra Guitars to apply in the construction of their instruments.

    100% customizable guitar with olive and white ebony woods among others

    On this occasion the new Exotic Woods series is presented. A totally customizable series by choosing different exotic woods.

    White ebony or olive wood that require non-certified CITES, Indian Rosewood Rosewood, Rosewood Madagascar and Cocobolo are available woods to choose for back and sides, both classical pattern as flamenco.

    For the top you can choose cedar or spruce and both the fingerboard and the bindings are ebony. A 100% customizable guitar.

    The use of olive wood and white ebony produces beautiful contrasts in the guitar. The meshes of the wood obtained through the use of these materials create unique and unrepeatable instruments.

    Although each guitar is always unique, in this case we can say that the differences are more evident between them.

    Alhambra Guitars maintains the highest levels of demand in terms of selection of noble woods in origin, treatment of them and recycling.

    The philosophy and corporate social responsibility in Guitarras Alhambra pursue the constant research of new materials in order to improve the sustainability and optimization of the entire process.

    The development of this product is a clear example of the commitment of Alhambra guitars for the environment. The new Exotic Woods series, in both white ebony and olive wood, is a guitar built with unprotected woods that do not require a CITES certificate.

    Limited series of Luthier guitars

    Alhambra Guitars presents in this edition of the Frankfurt fair a new professional guitar model built entirely by hand by the luthiers of Alhambra. It is the Indian Luthier model, with solid Indian rosewood sides and top.

    The wood used is this guitar is top quality and has an age of more than 30 years. A very interesting feature and necessarily includes an exclusive and limited edition.

    The varnish used in the top is French Polish. A finish that allows the sound of the guitar to have a great projection and sound balance.

    A guitar in which the major advances of the guitar's modern construction have been incorporated. A model in which exceptional performance, comfort and lightness are achieved, a quality achieved thanks to the use of selected woods.

    Crossover, high quality classic-acoustic mix

    The CS-3 CW E8 model will be presented. An instrument with a brighter sound, if we compare it with a classical guitar, but not as metallic as in an acoustic due to the use of nylon strings D'Addario ball end.

    Top quality solid wood, Indian rosewood back and sides, cedar top and ebony fingerboard, with a design where the classic acoustic guitar and classical fuse. An instrument with powerful sound, timbral variations and very versatile to interpret infinity of styles.

    In addition, the CS-3 CW E8 incorporates truss rod and a narrow and curved fingerboard, 48 mm in the nut, characteristics that facilitate the use of pick and change of positions in the left hand. This model comes with the Fishman Flex M Blend electrification.

    The Alhambra at International Guitar Competition also in Frankfurt Messe 2018

    Guitarists of different nationalities will go to Spain, from May 28 to June 2 in Valencia, to opt to be winners of the 2018 Alhambra Competition.

    The Alhambra International Guitar Competition enjoys worldwide prestige thanks to the importance of its awards, the quality of the contestants and the subsequent promotion of the finalists.

    Since 1990, Alhambra Guitars has worked constantly for the International Competition with its name. A meeting point for the Spanish guitar, where hundreds of young guitarists come for almost three decades.

    These guitarists today are part of the world elite of classical guitar and transmit the values and virtues of the instrument of the six orders.

    Messe Frankfurt 2018 is an ideal setting to promote this prestigious competition where Alhambra Guitars is also committed to Spanish creation, for innovation and musical research.

    Alhambra Guitars not only wants to build the best instruments, but also wishes to support and enhance all those spaces in which the guitar is the essential element, such as that of interpretation or composition.