Breedlove Premier Concerto E AcousticWhile other guitar brands offer traditional Sitka spruce - East Indian rosewood guitars, they sound and play vastly different from the upgraded Breedlove Premier Series. Through SOUND PROFILING we have frequency analyzed our Sitka spruce tops and East Indian rosewood backs, sanding our tops thinner and our backs slightly thicker. The results: more pronounced bass, balanced with clear treble notes for a rich full sound... a more robust classic sound of Sitka - Rosewood with the unmatched tonal balance Breedlove is recognized for.
Complementing our enhanced sound is a new Copper finish, and dart position markers, giving an elegance to the presentation of the four models. Designed as performance guitars, the new Premier Series instruments are handcrafted in Bend, Oregon. Factory equipped with LR Baggs EAS VTC electronics and it comes with a deluxe hardshell case.
BODY SHAPEWhen we set out to create a guitar that would surpass the classic big body sound of the dreadnought, we didn't just want it to be loud. We sought to bring out more tonal complexity, and to offer a much more comfortable playing experience, too. Introducing the new Breedlove Concerto, a new guitar shape created to elicit more volume than a classic dreadnought, and more lush, complex tonal resonance in a comfortable body shape that feels just right. Loud, textured, and supremely satisfying.
Using our unique new sound profiling technology, we dial in just the right frequency for each piece of exotic tonewood, bringing out its special characteristics so you hear not just volume, but a palette of distinct tonal flavors. Crafted from woods like myrtlewood, mahogany, rosewood, koa, cocobolo, and Brazilian, the Concerto shape lets each wood resonate in a way you've never heard before.
SOUND PROFILINGWith the goal of crafting the world's finest guitars, we have applied breakthrough technology that takes sound creation to a whole new level. The debut of our 2017 BIG SOUND instruments reveals the results from work by leading experts, research institutions and our own experimentation. We've advanced the creation and projection of sound and complexity of tone by working with--instead of against--the variability in the woods from forests around the world.
Music wood varies substantially among species, within trees of the same species and within an individual tree. Each tree has its unique life span experience. There is as much as a 30% variance in the density and frequency of tonewood cut to the same dimension within the same tree.
Most guitar production companies ignore these complex inconsistencies, cutting their tops and backs to a uniform, pre-determined dimension. At Breedlove, we embraced a far more complicated process, setting a new standard aimed at getting the most music out of every instrument we build. We have learned to capitalize on variation, developing exclusive technology: Breedlove SOUND PROFILING.
BREEDLOVE NECKBreedlove guitar necks feature a slimmer neck profile, which enables comfortable play, even with smaller hands. Unlike traditional dovetail neck joints that require major surgery for a neck re-set, it is easy to adjust the play action and neck angle with the Breedlove bolt-on neck and single-action truss rod. The hand-rubbed, semi-gloss Breedlove neck finish contributes to ideal playability - the finish process alone takes three days, including precise finish coat applications, fine sanding, and hand buffing and rubbing.
LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTYBreedlove players around the world can attest: With consistent, proper care, your Breedlove will give you a lifetime of service - and inspiration. New Breedlove instruments, purchased through an authorized Breedlove dealer, are warrantied to be free of defects in materials and workmanship throughout the lifetime of the original owner. In addition to materials and workmanship, Breedlove offers a two-year warranty on tuning machines and electronics packages. Cases and bags are subject to a one-year warranty covering defects in structure and hardware.
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- Body Type: Concerto
- Neck Wood: Honduran mahogany
- Solid Wood Top: Sitka spruce
- Solid Wood Back & Sides: East Indian Rosewood
- Top Finish: Copper burst gloss
- Back & Side Finish: Gloss
- Fretboard: African ebony
- # Frets: 20
- Nut Width: 1.75"
- Tuners Hardware: Breedlove, nickel
- Lower Bout Width: 16"
- Waist Width: 9.37"
- Upper Bout Width: 11.745"
- Body Length: 20.695"
- Body Depth: 4" at neck, 5" at tailblock
- String Gauge: D'Addario EXP 17's
- Pickup: LR Baggs EAS VTC
- Bridge: Delta bridge, African ebony
- Binding: Tortoise
- Inlay: Darts
- Case: Deluxe Hardshell
- Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
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If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 877-800-4848