This top-of-the-line model represents the best that Yamaha has to offer the professional classical guitarist. It's handcrafted to perfection from top-pick American tonewoods using traditional Spanish construction. Its sound is characterized by sweet, bright and mild tones. This work of art offers performers everything they require in a fine instrument: dynamic expression, superior response and richness of volume. The GC82 is handcrafted at Yamaha Custom Shop in Japan.