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Taylor 200 Series 214ce-N-L Grand Auditorium Nylon String Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar
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One of the alluring traits of a nylon-string guitar is the way its tonal character can instantly change the complexion of any song. This makes a nylo...Click To Read More About This Product
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A mid-size nylon string with a Sitka spruce top, rosewood back and sides, Venetian cutaway and Taylor ES-N electronics.
One of the alluring traits of a nylon-string guitar is the way its tonal character can instantly change the complexion of any song. This makes a nylon an indispensible tool for songwriting, recording and performance, letting you weave a different flavor or rhythmic texture into your music. Taylor nylons achieve the same exceptional playability as their steel-string siblings, offering a smooth crossover with a sleek profile neck, a 1-7/8-in. nut width (compared to a much wider traditional classical neck), and a slight radius (20-in. compared to 15-inch on Taylor steel-strings). With a Taylor nylon-string in your acoustic toolbox, you might be surprised by how often you end up reaching for it.
A Taylor original, the Grand Auditorium helped establish the Taylor acoustic sound. The popular body style makes for a versatile guitar that yields ample volume in response to light fingerpicking, and reacts to medium strumming and flatpicking with a clear, balanced sound across the tonal spectrum. If you want a great all-purpose guitar, the GA is an excellent choice.
A guitar's top is the primary filter and distributor of vibrating string energy through the guitar, which means it has a huge impact on its sound. Sitka Spruce is the most prevalent guitar top wood of the modern era. It blends stiffness and elasticity in just the right proportions which translates into broad dynamic range with crisp articulation. Layered rosewood back and sides create a sturdy and complementary platform for the vibrating string energy sent by the guitar's top. Layered wood is less susceptible to changes in temperature and humidity, making it an excellent choice for players who travel with their instruments or simply require more durability.
The ES-N is a single-source, under-saddle transducer, but the preamp design and tone controls were customized to complement the nylon-string voice. Taylor's standard ES control knobs (Volume, Treble and Bass) enable plenty of tone-shaping and preserve the natural design aesthetic.
What sets Taylor Guitars apart? Unmatched build quality, the most stable and playable necks, a vast array of tonal options, eco-conscious and ethically-sourced raw materials, and a lifetime of service and support.
Guitar size: Auditorium (Length 20", Width 16")
Cutaway: Yes - Venetian
Body type: Taylor Grand Auditorium
Body depth: 4-5/8"
Top wood: Solid Sitka Spruce
Back & sides: Layered Rosewood
Bracing pattern: Taylor Nylon GA Bracing
Body finish: Glossy Top; Satin Back and Sides
Nut width: 1 7/8" (47.6mm)
Neck Shape: Taylor Standard Nylon Profile
Neck Wood: Sapele
Joint: Taylor NT (New Technology) Neck System
Fingerboard: Genuine African Ebony
Scale length: 25-1/2"
Number of frets: 20
Truss rod: Yes
Neck finish: Satin
Configuration: Under-Saddle Piezo
Preamp EQ: Volume, Treble, Bass
Notch filter: None
Headstock overlay: Indian Rosewood
Tuning machines: Nylon Chrome with Pearloid Buttons
Rosette: 3-Ring Plastic
Bridge: Genuine African Ebony
Saddle & nut: Tusq
Number of strings: 6
Special features: 20" Fingerboard Radius; Neck and Body Join at 14th Fret
Case: Deluxe Taylor Rigid Gig Bag
Country of origin: Taylor Guitars Factory, Tecate, Mexico
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