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The Ramirez Collection - History and Romance of the Spanish Guitar

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Welcome to The Classical Guitar Centre

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at our specialist Centre in the heart of the country. Visit at a time to suit yourself and enjoy the quiet and relaxed atmosphere where instruments may be played at your leisure and without disturbance, in individual studios. We hold Europe's largest stock of fine classical instruments and the choice of concert models is particularly extensive. Also available is an excellent selection of DVDs, CDs, music and accessories.

Always on display are the complete ranges of instruments by Jose Ramirez, Manuel Raimundo, Asturias, Almansa, Conde and Strunal. Also available are new and second hand instruments by: Alastair McNeill, Teodoro Perez, Manuel Contreras, John Callinan, Victor Anglada, Dieter Hopf, Paulino Bernabe, Ignacio Rozas, Hofner, Moreno, JC, Taylor, Burguet, Manuel Rodriguez, Alhambra, and Admira.

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New Arrival: Ramirez : 130 Years

thumbnailTop Cedar
Back and Sides Solid Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard Ebony
Width at nut 52 mm
Scale length 65 cm

A lovely new model, of limited production, brought out by Ramirez to celebrate their 130th year anniversary. Since its introduction in 2012 this has proved to be outstandingly popular instrument.

The tone has plenty of volume but is also well-balanced, with a bright singing treble and strong bass. Playability, typically for Ramirez instruments, is excellent. The extra decorative detail in the purfling, rosette and bridge is tasteful and distinctive.




Just to let you know I'm delighted. I've played it quite thoroughly now and it is, without doubt, superb value ..............thank you for answering my emails so straightforwardly and helpfully. Really, I couldn't be more pleased.


Xeufei Yang


It is always a pleasure shopping at The Classical Guitar Centre. Great range of goods and friendly, knowledgeable service. Xuefei Yang, Chinese Concert Virtuoso.


Almansa : 435E


Music and Books

Manuel Ponce Concierto del Sur. CD included.



Hannabach : Greenline 888 HT


CDs and DVDs

Jorge Morel - Latin American Guitar Solos



Marco Magi Deluxe Case - Brown with Zip