Breedlove Signature Concerto Copper E Torrefied European-African Mahogany
Breedlove prides itself on modern design, but understands that someplayers just love the classic, unadorned look of a non-cutaway guitar.The Signature Concerto Copper E is for you—symmetrical, round shoulderedand as traditional in its tone as in its shape. With the warmth ofAfrican mahogany under the pure acoustic power of an “aged” Europeanspruce top, the guitar sounds and feels like an old friend, falling intothe hand or onto the knee with a practiced grace. Given as a thoughtfulgift, or acquired as a personal reward, the Signature Concerto Copper Ewill satisfy for years. It’s a lifetime investment.
Sustainable & Clear Cut Free
Made from sustainably-sourced exotic and native tonewoods. Noclear-cut trees are used in these instruments. Breedlove uses salvagedand individually harvested timber and has deep relationships withresponsible suppliers around the globe. As we move towardssustainability across all lines, owner Tom Bedell has visited 15countries to discover exactly where the wood comes from, how it isselected and harvested, and how this affects the wildlife, thecommunity, the forest and the planet.
Sometimes called khaya, African mahogany has a familiar crisp, cleanand warm voice and boasts an impressive versatility, taking well tofingerpicking as well as to a more robust strumming attack withoutlosing clarity. All mahogany instruments—like the Organic CollectionWildwood Series (which features sustainably harvested wood source fromthe Republic of Congo) offer a natural compression that delights bluesplayers, folkies and singer/songwriters.
CONCERTO BODY SHAPE
Introducing the new Breedlove Concerto, a new guitar shape created toelicit more volume than a classic dreadnought, and more lush, complextonal resonance in a comfortable body shape that feels just right. Loud,textured, and supremely satisfying.
REAL SOLID TONEWOODS FOR SUPERIOR SOUND
No Richlite or resin impregnated softwoods, no glue-heavy plywoods: just solid real tonewoods for real tone.
NATURAL SOUND ELECTRONICS
New Breedlove Natural-Sound electronics with volume and tone controls, and easy battery replacement uses 2 x AAA batteries.
TORREFIED EUROPEAN SPRUCE
As a guitar top, European spruce is powerful like Adirondack, clearlike Sitka, and complex and responsive like Engelmann, all of which areemployed in various Breedlove guitar lines. Torrefied European sprucegraces the Artista, Performer and Signature Series in Breedlove’s newOrganic Collection of sustainably sourced, all solid wood guitars atrevolutionary prices. Torrefaction, a thermal process that artificiallyages the wood while also turning it more resilient, makes theseinstruments explode with vintage tone, singing like an old friend that’sbeen played by a master for 30 years. With the Organic Collection threeyears in the making, Breedlove owner Tom Bedell literally climbed amountain to be positive that the exotic FSC-certified tonewoods used inthe assortment are harvested in responsible ways that respect the earth,while providing for superior tone that will last a lifetime. High inthe windblown Swiss Alps, Bedell watched as European spruce trees wereindividually selected—each yielding many dozens of top sets—with an eyetowards keeping the old growth stands robust for decades to come.Breedlove Organic Signature Series Concerto E Hollow BodyNatural Sound Electronic-Acoustic Guitar Laurel/Copper Burst -SNCO03ETEAM Features:
- Body Type:Concerto
- Neck Wood:African Mahogany
- Solid Wood Top:Torrefied European Spruce
- Solid Wood Back & Sides:African Mahogany
- Back and Sides:African Mahogany/ Khaya anthotheca/ Republic of Congo
- Top Finish:Copper Burst Semi-Gloss
- Back & Side Finish:Semi-Gloss (Mahogany Stain)
- Fretboard:Indian Laurel
- # Frets:20
- Nut Width:1.69"
- Tuners Hardware:Premium Breedlove Chrome w/ Black buttons
- Lower Bout Width:16"
- Waist Width:9.37"
- Upper Bout Width:11.745"
- Body Length:20.696"
- Body Depth:4" (neck), 4" (tail)
- String Gauge:Olympia light (.013"-.056")
- Pickup:Breedlove Natural Sound (Microsonic VT HD 2-AAA)
- Bridge:Indian Laurel
- Binding:Black (6mm)
- Inlay:3mm MOP plastic Dots Offset
- Scale Length:25.5"
- Sound Hole:3.75"