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Spanish Guitarist and Composer Carlos Piñana Performs for Qudud Flamenco Canada

Spanish Guitarist and Composer Carlos Piñana Performs for Qudud Flamenco Canada

Spanish guitarist and composer Carlos Piñana will perform on two occasions during upcoming Festival du Monde Arabe de Montréal: 9 November, 2018 – Aga Khan Museum 11 November, 2018 – Théâtre Maisonneuve, Montréal The first performance, Aga Khan Museum is pleased to present the world premiere performance of Qudud Flamenco, in collaboration with the Festival du Monde Arabe de Montréal (FMA). Don’t miss this new production fusing flamenco with the traditional qudud of Aleppo in a unique union of two of the greatest musical traditions of

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New from Alhambra in Spain: Carlos Piñana Flamenco Models

New from Alhambra in Spain: Carlos Piñana Flamenco Models

  In the past century, Flamenco Guitars evolved as solo instruments to accompany dancers.  Huge volume with strong note-separation was essential as these guitars had to compete with the dancers and background noise of the busy local restaurants. The traditional Flamenco Guitar is loud, brash and clear sounding. Built with cypress wood back and sides this light weight wood reflects treble frequencies as it reduces bass output.  The shallow neck angle and low saddle-down-bearing angle plus narrower sides that reduce

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2008 Alhambra Model 10p Cedar Top Classical Guitar (consignment) SOLD

2008 Alhambra Model 10p Cedar Top Classical Guitar (consignment) SOLD

Here is a lovely 2008 Alhambra Model 10p Cedar Top Classical Guitar. Alhambra guitars are built in Muro de Alcoy, in the Alicante region of Spain.
The Alhambra Model 10p is built with either spruce or cedar tops; this example from 2008 uses the Wester Red Cedar top.

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Alhambra 7P Left Handed 2009 (used) SOLD

Alhambra 7P Left Handed 2009 (used)  SOLD

Here at The Twelfth Fret we stock a variety of new Left handed Classical guitars, in various price levels, cutaway and non-cutaway.

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Alhambra Luthier Rio Concert Classical Guitar

Alhambra Luthier Rio Concert Classical Guitar

The instrument we are highlighting today is the prestigeous Alhambra Luthier Rio Concert Classical Guitar. This excellent instrument features a Master Grade cedar top and solid Brazilian rosewood back and sides.   This instrument has a very limited production and represents the finest quality tonewoods and craftsmanship offered by this traditional Spanish company.

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