2020 LUCIO NUÑEZ 13-String Classical Harp Guitar
Spruce Top, Ziricote Back/Sides, w/Custom Hardshell Case, Made in San Antonio, Texas, USA

Up for consideration is an extremely rare SOFIA model 13-String classical harp guitar by Lucio Núñez in excellent condition, with a custom hardshell case. Lucio Núñez has now been making hand-made concert classical guitars for many decades, with a grand total well exceeding 1,000 guitars made. He has recently become the go-to luthier for custom-made, multi-string guitars -- and is in fact the maker of our own top-of-the-line 10-String guitar, the Cathedral Model 40. In addition, his 13-string guitars are now starting to become quite popular, and there are several excellent videos by Mark Bueno available for viewing on YouTube. This particular guitar from October, 2020, is a spruce/ziricote model in like-new condition. Normally, this guitar is a custom order with a waiting time of about 4 months or more, at a cost of $6k. So here is a very rare opportunity to pick up one of these magnificent 13-string instruments in mint condition, skip the waiting list entirely, and still save $2,000!!

The 13-string has strong appeal for guitarists wanting to play Baroque lute music in the original Dm tuning, which makes playing the music of the lutenist/composers such as S.L. Weiss much, much easier, as they can be played in their original fingering, and not some cumbersome 6-string guitar arrangement. Similarly, the Theorbo music of Kapsberger can be played directly from the original Theorbo tab on the 13-string guitar, and it sounds fantastic. Alternatively, using the regular Renaissance Lute tuning also has lots of potential on the 13-string, as it can cover lute music from a vast variety of periods, including the music of the Archlute. Lastly, playing this guitar in standard guitar tuning will give you step-wise descending basses all the way down to low E, and is amazing both for standard guitar arraignments as well as original compositions!

SPECS: * Lucio Núñez Model: Sofia 13-Strng Guitar * Top: Solid Spruce * Back/Sides: Solid Ziricote * Neck: Spanish Cedar * Tuners: Schertler * Scale length: 620 - 820 mm * Hardshell case * Made in USA

PLEASE CHECK OUT our other Reverb listings for more unusual guitars, guitar parts, as well as our Flickinger TwinFlicks preamp and other Pro Audio gear -- and we are the world's leading manufacturer of 10-String Classical Harp guitars, with over 500 guitars sold during the last 16+ years. Thanks for shopping with Cathedral Guitars / Flickinger Audio!!

Listed3 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more
Brand
Model
  • 13-STRING
Finish
  • Spruce
Categories
Year
  • 2020
Made In
  • United States

Cathedral Guitars

Fort Davis, TX, United States
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Joined Reverb:2014

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