The Taylor 2012 GS7e Rosewood/Cedar Grand Symphony Acoustic-Electric Guitar features Indian rosewood for the back and sides. This acoustic is an example of a classic tone-wood combination with nearly universal appeal. In this case, a cedar top adds a mellow warmth to rosewood' big, bold tone. The time-honored tone of an Indian rosewood/Western red ... Click To Read More About This Product
The Taylor 2012 GS7e Rosewood/Cedar Grand Symphony Acoustic-Electric Guitar features Indian rosewood for the back and sides. This acoustic is an example of a classic tone-wood combination with nearly universal appeal. In this case, a cedar top adds a mellow warmth to rosewood' big, bold tone. The time-honored tone of an Indian rosewood/Western red cedar pairing is a mainstay of nearly every high-end guitar builder. Taylor sources the finest quality of each wood to deliver the player all the clarity, sustain, and bass response one would expect from this classic combination. The 2012 GS7e comes with the Taylor Expression System for plugged-in excellence on any stage.
Grand Symphony (GS)
Though you might see similarities to a Grand Auditorium, the GS is unique in both sound and shape. Significant changes in its geometry yield a deeper, more piano-like bass. A wider lower bout and higher, wider waist return ample volume and low-end sustain, in symphony with fuller mids and balanced highs.
Gloss Top, Back & Sides
The finish used to create this guitar's lustrous gloss top, back, and sides was developed at Taylor for maximum durability and resistance to cold-checking. This ultra violet-cured finish is also more environmentally friendly than traditional lacquer finishes.
Natural Sound Made Simple
The Expression System (ES) is an all-magnetic acoustic guitar pickup system that works like a microphone to produce a pure signal and a warm, natural acoustic sound. When you plug in, you'll hear the sound of your guitar, not the sound of the pickup. No complicated controls. No tone simulators. Just a clean amplified acoustic guitar sound supported by three simple controls ” volume, bass and treble.
Introduced in 2006, the GS is an original design from top to bottom ” and the first new Taylor shape in over a decade. It was a hit right out of the gate. Expect acoustic power with every note, with deep, piano-like bass, rich mids and clear, balanced highs ” and plenty of volume. It' a whole new flavor of Taylor tone.
Shape: Grand Symphony
Back/Side Wood: Indian Rosewood
Top Wood: Western Red Cedar
Neck/Heel: Tropical Mahogany
Bracing: Forward Shifted Pattern with Relief Rout
Fretboard Wood: Ebony
Fretboard Inlay: 4mm Abalone Dots
Headstock Overlay: Indian Rosewood
Bridge Inlay: None
Bridge Pins: Ebony with Abalone Dots
Nut & Saddle: Tusq
Tuners: Taylor Gold
Truss Rod Cover: Indian Rosewood
Back/Side Finish: Gloss
Top Finish: Gloss
Neck Finish: Satin
Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
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