Tanglewood Crossroads Parlour Acoustic £129
The Tanglewood TWCR P Crossroads Parlor Acoustic Guitar features a parlor body shape, which is ideal for fingerpicking styles such as Folk music. Crafted with a spruce top along with a mahogany body, the TWCR P delivers a versatile tone with an earthy character and powerful projection. With its compact size, this elegant parlor guitar is the perfect choice for travelling musicians who are limited for space.
The TWCR P Crossroads guitar features a Parlor body, which is slightly smaller than an average sized guitar, offering a balanced tone with a powerful projection, along with a perfect mid-range. The Parlor body shape has recently had a resurgence with modern players due to its versatility and compact size, making it a favourite with travelling musicians. Its compact size also accommodates fingerpicking players, as its nipped in waist means it can be held closer to the body for an incredibly comfortable play.
Crafted from mahogany with a spruce top, the TWCR P Crossroads yields a powerful projection and a great tone. Mahogany is a dense wood capable of delivering a a warm and woody tone with a slightly emphasised mid range. Mahogany also offers a balanced tone that accommodates a versatile range of different playing styles, and is a great choice for those looking for one instrument that can handle many styles from fingerstyle to strumming. Spruce is the soundboard choice for most guitars due to it offering a broad dynamic range. Its combination of strength and elasticity delivers crisp articulation that accommodates a versatile range of playing styles from aggressive strumming to fingerpicking.
Bronze Light Strings
As well as offering you a superb tone, the TWCR P Crossroads is also equipped with a set of Phosphor bronze light strings from D’Addario which deliver a superb, long-lasting tone and comfortable playability. This is one of D’Addario’s most popular acoustic guitar string sets due to its warm, bright, and well balanced acoustic tone, along with excellent intonation.
- Parlor body shape offers a versatile tone and compact body
- Mahogany body offers an earthy voice with a balanced tone whilst the spruce top enhances the acoustic projection
- Bronze light strings deliver the ideal balance of volume, projection and comfortable playability
- Finished in a Whiskey Barrel Burst Satin which allows the natural tone to resonate freely, and provides a smooth feel
- Comfortable mahogany neck mounted with a rosewood fingerboard
Body & Bridge
- Series: Crossroads
- Body Shape: Parlor
- Back/ Side Wood: Mahogany
- Top Material: Spruce
- Finish: Whiskey Barrel Burst Satin
- Bridge: Rosewood
- Saddle: ABS White, Compensating
- Scale Length: 650mm
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Nut: ABS White
- Nut Width: 43mm
- Fretboard Inlay: White Dots
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Tuners: Chrome Die Cast
- Strings: Bronze Light