If you are interested in this guitar, don't just bookmark it and forget. Check out my other items. Be sure to add me to your favourites list. Don't wait and end up being disappointed. LUTHIER LOURDES UNCILLA SPAIN (six-course Jose Pages guitar from around 1800).Six-course 12 string transitional instrument between the Baroque guitar and the 19th century six string guitar. Rosewood back and sides and spruce and ebony fretboard.
Natural wax top finish with lacquered back and sides. Described as somewhere between Romantic guitar and 12 string. Comes with custom made Spanish hardcase. This is made so incredibly well and is amazingly light at just a few grams over one kilo. Scale length = 650 mm Overall length = 960 mm Body depth upper side bout = 98 mm Body depth lower side bout = 102 mm.This guitar is a reproduction by master luthier Lourdes Uncilla, of a six course (12 string) Jose Page's guitar from around 1800 The age of this guitar is approximated at 10-15 years The six course guitar is the transitional instrument between the baroque guitar and the 19th century six string guitar. This guitar has rosewood for the back and sides and a spruce top and an ebony fingerboard. The finish is natural wax for the top and lacquer for the sides and back. The back of the neck is lacquered black which is typical for the style. Comes with a custom made Spanish case. Composers who wrote specifically for this instrument include Boccherini, Moretti, Abreu, Ballestro, and Juan Antonio de Vasgras y Guzman. Various stringing options existed during the time of the six course guitar. This instrument is currently strung with octaves on the bass. The sound of the guitar is incredibly sweet and might be described as somewhere between a romantic guitar and a 12 string guitar. Lourdes Uncilla's active involvement with the construction of plucked string instruments according to historical criteria began in the 1980's when she was working along side Jose Miguel Moreno. Since that time she has been untiringly committed to the art of the lutherie. She has made instruments for leading international concert artists and teachers alike, additionally participating in in reconstruction and reproduction projects of instruments including those instruments depicted in the frescoes of Valencia Cathedral. Lourdes Uncilla holds a degree from the Conservatorio Superior de Musica in Madrid in string and keyboard instruments NOTES: This is a magnificent, unique hand made instrument.
At present it has only 11 of the 12 strings as preferred by the previous owner/player. There is natural slight relief curve in the neck from string tension which does not impede or create playing difficulties.The height of strings at the 12th fret is 4.5mm bass side. More photo's available on the site. International standard or express post is not recommended due to reduced air traffic from Australia. The item "LOURDES UNCILLA SPAIN Luthier made Six-course 12 string romantic guitar baroque" is in sale since Thursday, September 9, 2021. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments\Guitars & Basses\Acoustic Guitars". The seller is "greatguitars_com_au" and is located in Wide Bay-Burnett, Queensland. This item can be shipped worldwide.