This flamenco guitar has been made by the master luthier Felipe Conde Crespo, 2021, son of Felipe Conde and heir of one of the most important firms in guitar history: Hermanos Conde. This young luthier has proved he is talented enough, to say the least, for guitar making. His intruments have a careful and down-to-detail making, with a sound of the highest quality, keeping their timbre and strength typical of this firm, but also instilling his distinctive personality. There is no doubt Felipe Conde Crespo gathers all qualities necessary in order to be one the best guitar makers in Spain, and the perfect heir for the firm he represents. Those qualities are devotion and love for his work, music and the guitar.
This flamenco guitar has been especially made in agreement with Solera Flamenca, and the use of woods that require years of drying and special edging work place this guitar at the top of its category. The genuine Brazilian rosewood, with its relevant CITES, was made at Felipe Conde’s workshop more than 50 years ago (in the 70’s). (SEE NEWS)
The sound of this guitar is spectacular, the combination of Brazilian rosewood (with its corresponding CITES documentation) and cedar, as we have commented on other occasions, is a safe bet which guarantees a big, clear sound with projection. These are qualities which a great concert guitar must have, and this is precisely what this instrument offers us in abundance.
The tension of this flamenco guitar is medium, and the height of strings in saddle and fingerboard is reduced. The fluidity with which the left hand works across the fingerboard together with the comfort of the touch of the right hand, thanks to a marked ‘rebound effect’, make it one of the most comfortable guitars we have tried over the years.
The condition of this flamenco guitar is brand new.
|Back and sides|
Brazilian rosewood (CITES)
Alessi mechanical tuners (wood buttons)
|String height 12th fret|
|Dist. between 1st-6th string at the nut|
|Dist. between 1st-6th string at the saddle|
Prado brown or black
|Optional case (plus 150€)|
|Optional case (plus 500 €)|
BAM Panther 8002XLB Hightech
|Video recorded with strings|
Solera Flamenca "Concierto" (Nylon)