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Kremona / Fiesta CW-7 / 7-String Elec-Acou Classical CW

Kremona / Fiesta CW-7 / 7-String Elec-Acou Classical CW

$ 1,299 $ 1,449

ABOUT THIS INSTRUMENT

Inspired by the Russian Roma tradition, the 7 String Fiesta Electric couples the wide frequency response and natural midrange scoop of Rosewood with the sweet, expansive headroom of Spruce to deliver the quintessential stage guitar playing experience.

A bow-grade Ebony fingerboard adds sonic sparkle, and the Fishman Pro-Blend system provides versatile on-board tone-shaping capabilities.

 

ESSENTIAL FEATURES

Soundboard: Solid Western Red Cedar

Back & Sides: Indian Rosewood (solid back)

Fingerboard: Indian Ebony

 

Scale Length: 650mm

Width at Nut: 55mm

 

Body Type: Venetian Cutaway Classical

Neck: Honduras Cedar

Tuners: Gold w/ Amber Buttons

 

Saddle/Nut: Bone

Bridge: Indian Rosewood

Bindings: Wood

Rosette: Wood

Finish: Natural Gloss

 

Electronics: Fishman Prefix Pro Blend

Extras: Arched Top Wood Hard Shell Case

Origin: Kremona, Bulgaria

 

THE INSTRUMENT'S FAMILY

Nestled within the vast Rodopi Mountains of Southern Bulgaria lies the majestic valley of Orpheus, mythological home to the father of songs and the great poet of antiquity.

There is an old story that Stradivari and Amati bought much of their wood from the Rodopi Mountains.

Part of the secret of Orpheus Valley Guitars’ sound lies in the acoustic characteristics of the Spruce and Maple found in these ancient forests.

The history of Orpheus Valley Guitars begins early in the 20th Century with a man by the name of Dimitar Georgiev. He began his career as a gunsmith, eventually designing and building machine guns that were mechanical art pieces of their time.

Summoned to fight in World War I, Georgiev decides that his art form produces a horrific tool that hurts men, and turns his back on the craft.

While still on the battle fronts of Europe, he begins to find solace in music, playing the mandolin. Constantly forced to repair his war-battered instrument, he develops his skills as a luthier.

Returning home to Bulgaria, he produces his own hand carved instruments: mandolins, violins, and finally guitars. The quality of these prototypes earn him a prestigious apprenticeship in Markneukirchen, Germany.

Finally, in 1924, he opens his shop in Kremona, with the help of his brothers and two German master craftsmen.

Today, the company employs 100 craftsmen and support staff, who constantly strive to improve the look, feel, and sound of their guitars and bowed instruments.


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