Cordoba Classical Guitars
Cordoba classical guitars are nylon-stringed, lightweight instruments, some of which are handmade. Some steel-stringed models are also available.
Cordoba guitars can be used by beginners and experienced players alike.
Types of guitar
Cordoba produces a variety of classical guitars. They come in a range of different woods each giving a different sound and suiting different playing styles.
Types of wood used include:
Why use a Cordoba classical guitar
Nylon-stringed Cordoba classical guitars are often thought of as easier on the hands than steel-stringed designs. As such, they are a good guitar for beginners. The light weight of the guitar is another feature that may suit a younger player.
Steel-stringed models are thought of as the best option for people who want to play rock and country music.
How to care for Cordoba classical guitars
Cordoba classical guitars are made of wood so will need to be cared for accordingly.
Some tips include:
- Don’t leave the guitar in direct sunlight or near a heating source, such as a radiator
- It’s best to keep the guitar within a temperature range of 60-80 degrees Fahrenheit
- Humidity can adversely affect the guitar, so where possible store it in a case or bag
How to clean Cordoba classical guitars
Cleaning a guitar will prolong its life cycle and help it to sound good for longer. Keep a clean, dry cloth with the guitar and after each playing session, wipe it down. This will help to remove dirt, grime and sweat.
If polishing the guitar, it is important to check manufacturer’s recommendations regarding which type of polish to use. The wrong type of polish could damage the wood and affect how the guitar plays.
What parts and accessories are available for Cordoba classical guitars?
There are various parts and accessories available for your Cordoba classical guitar, including:
- Bags and cases Electronic tuners
- Guitar stands
- Polishing cloths