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Yamaha CG102 Classical Guitar Demo


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Yamaha's CG102 classical guitar opens the door to the rich, warm tones of nylon strings. Drawing from decades of craftsmanship, the CG102 was developed to deliver inspiring sound and accessible playability for beginners and developing players alike. The Yamaha CG102, a full-size classical guitar with a solid spruce top and nato back and sides. Its rosewood fingerboard and 52mm nut width provide a familiar feel for fingerstyle techniques.

Solid Spruce Top Sings with Beautiful Tone

The CG102's solid spruce top is a tonewood prized for its balanced, articulate sound with pleasing projection. As you play, the spruce top vibrates freely to produce notes that bloom with harmonic richness. Spruce is also highly responsive, allowing beginners to develop sensitivity to touch and dynamics.

Nato Back and Sides Add Warmth and Fullness

The nato back and sides work with the spruce top to create a tone that is both bright and warm. Nato provides a pleasing warmth and fullness, enhancing the spruce top's inherent clarity and articulation. Together, these tonewoods yield a sound perfectly suited for classical and fingerstyle techniques.

Traditional Build Techniques for Optimal Resonance

The CG102 is built using time-honored techniques like traditional fan bracing, which allows the spruce top to vibrate as freely as possible for full, resonant tone. Its dovetail neck joint, another traditional design choice, provides exceptional stability and sustain. These traditional build techniques have endured for good reason, producing instruments with richly musical tones that stand the test of time.

Playability for Beginners and Beyond

With its familiar 52mm nut width and rosewood bridge and fingerboard, the CG102 has a comfortable, accessible feel for classical guitar technique. Its nut width provides ample space for complex fingerings while still feeling familiar to most players. The rosewood fingerboard offers a smooth surface for fingering chords and melodies. Whether you're just starting out or looking to brush up on skills, the CG102 makes practice and performance feel effortless.

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  • Spruce top
  • Nato/Meranti back & sides
  • Nato neck with rosewood fingerboard
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Gloss body finish
  • 25-9/16" scale length
  • Case sold separately

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  • Body Depth: 94-100 mm (3-11/16" to 3-15/16")
  • Fingerboard Width: (Nut/Body) 52 mm (2-1/16")

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