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7/29/2019 Torres 1867 http://slidepdf.com/reader/full/torres-1867 1/4 I, ANTONIO TORRES -ra67 A"-..to*,1rr'r'0,,r1'.4,.,*ina*i* mhcr whose worl rd co.cepr ]n rh. mid- ninct(nrh cntury usherd nr n\e modeh en of Spmishguitu building. Altlough pRio6 gui@ nake$ uscd clmcnb of tle Tofts aoi,nul., he .on.olid{ uJplptrhri fl trEmdy \u.c*liil comhinrion ofpopoftions, sia, shapq cle hngth, iftcrn,l biacingandMdge gomet+ 150 rm of rinc hrvc :li.lak.l his das .nd onlt inmnt.l cDhr.encnn h2k b{cn ded sin.e. *veDl wrifta, ncludingDomingo errid Enilio Iujol .reditJor: Perns, x suid nulci wo&i.g in Gtuad4 viL\ ter.hingT016 rne brid of enid d*king' althoush hi5 s not mivemlly icptal. T06 builtgui6 in No vFhte psiods,or€po.bs, dheqllelthem,Thcfibrcpd}sFom1352b 1869, he snd &on l37t t hndath in 1392.' woD.lertul'Fumens re€ buift n borh ep..hsbut t s€€m h his grercs rrcrL rookphc. i. thc ibi FGt cpo.hnadpieG inclu& rle I 8t6 Lr lEni suitu plaFdbyJulmAr6, tne ,hulou I 358guier wirn rich Toft wonabrcE med,l x thcS{ilk [xhibnion, rnc 1359md 1360 eui6 owne,]bt Miguel l,lobd which Hcmmn Hrusd I used mo&h, rlE l3t, guntu ownel br Doningo Pmr, bd rhe1864nsrumordned b/ IdnoTnRsr Als builr in rhe onr epo.h wec lhe 1363suitu oRncd y mnio nrjol, $e I364 L. Supre guitu owncd by Federio cmo, d€ 1367 guitu wnich influenccdh. esscnrirL rnch n*er Robeft Bou.hd, md dis 1367 uid onc Mal byRob€tu Rimau#oiBunGAn6R+loi6hugltby obs Robdo Famlg! ir d@nbed d ahishlycdusrd risoc€t *ith ihc dm. and neitu to pu6ue nd b@me a@mplishe,ln hn Ro grit pasions, tDrfti'€rdguidpl2yiDg ?d,whoBR:mu#! tea.her n Bmor Ai6 beM€n 1909 o 9l2 wriB tna! "Rnrgi omed Im *allenr guiGs made hid . sublime ud c!@tingrmgd6€nmir ofludeiie dxt rnin ls oneofthe mequJed suitu ol rbe srme naLer which he prccfued in thc ETdition oaswilc in n\c ytr 1353. " This gultu irlf mndelFnistlmmrwiththclublin eund, .onsmcted with alwd ofdi$ry dd dafshdhip ttnr Tors aetued lor hn very Ls. and fr6t An .necd..e miss rhe i.dgning pssibiliry thI lhh gund night !N. onft been owned by tb€ lnou guidi$ Miguel Llobet. tlobd, alier mny rppbchcs, old 'ftrB to Ram,ugd nd one dav de bidge suddenb.broke oF injurins Ramaus-3! sns.' Thebndseonrnnsuiddosshow*iderce olwirhshdjne bgh Msion add s bemregld Tlc strndboald is made om No unm.Ehed pisolcemD spre join€dudfl ne rid$rine. The g6ln is $nighr rd higuy denned vith l unilorn sprcing f 13 per n.h dcepr ner the edge ofde Iomr bN bout rft n inftrs b 2t per inch. l he refte is r g?e thf lo rkd in his b*rwoii lt l"a adti?l tuin ddignbmdofSm .haldhord vtuc mde of I mn rqEEelemd6, md rnn d6igi hand s bound by garoa'whcd band.. Thef gnin-oa'vhext br,! m i. orn bounded by ddted brds. srto.g bldr .ndes spaqE ud .leline rhese recLerboanl rainaf- {tar ud doftd bm.ls. This compliotcd md exquisiftly Dli€d 6cftc couldbe onsi&ftd tne €Pimn€oabmutitulSpmi:hguihr ret6. A metal uztu: is rmcbcd o tbe undc6ide of th€ bundboirddound thc soundhol! nd rhn preven6 nspcction f ihc gliuls int.rnil .onsrucrion. Thc op dianea r ofthe to/,,,,z I 88mm, 6 boton diancar s 1ronm, 6 d.Fh ir 73mm nd rhe nrcrnalbodydeprhar the sotrndhol. k 85hn. A rhnr wood.n ring oinr.

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I, ANTONIO TORRES- ra67

A"-..to*,1rr'r'0,,r1'.4,.,*ina*i*mhcr whoseworl rd co.cepr ]n rh. mid-ninct(nrh cntury usherd nr n\e modeh en ofSpmishguitu building. Altlough pRio6 gui@nake$ uscdclmcnb of tle Tofts aoi,nul., he.on.olid{ uJplptrhri fl trEmdy \u.c*liil

comhinrion ofpopoftions,sia, shapq cle hngth,iftcrn,l biacingandMdge gomet+ 150 rm ofrinc hrvc :li.lak.l his das .nd onlt inmnt.l

cDhr.encnn h2k b{cn ded sin.e.

*veDl wrifta, ncludingDomingo er rid EnilioIujol .reditJor: Perns,x suid nulci wo&i.g inGtuad4 viL\ ter.hing T016 rne brid of enidd*king' althoush hi5 s not mivemlly icptal.T06 builtgui6 in No vFhte psiods,or€po.bs,dheqllelthem,Thcfibrcpd}sFom1352b1869,he snd &on l37t t hndath in 1392.'

woD.lertul'Fumens re€ buift n borhep..hsbutt s€€m h hisgrercs rrcrL rookphc. i. thc ibiFGt cpo.h nadpieG inclu& rle I 8t6 Lr lEni

suitu plaFd byJulmAr6, tne ,hulou I 358guierwirn richToft won a brcE med,lx thcS{ilk[xhibnion, rnc 1359md 1360eui6 owne,]btMiguel l,lobd which Hcmmn Hrusd I usedmo&h, rlE l3t, guntuownel br Doningo Pmr,bd rhe1864nsrumordned b/ IdnoTnRsrAls builr in rhe onr epo.h

wec lhe 1363suituoRncd y mnio nrjol, $e I364 L. Supre guituowncdby Federio cmo, d€ 1367guitu wnichinfluenccdh. esscnrirLrnch n*er RobeftBou.hd,md dis 1367 uid onc Mal byRob€tuRimau#oiBunGAn6R+loi6hugltby obs

Robdo Famlg! ir d@nbedd ahishlycdusrdrisoc€t *ith ihc dm. and neitu to pu6ue nd

b@me a@mplishe,ln hn Ro grit pasions,

tDrfti'€rdguidpl2yiDg?d,whoBR:mu#!tea.hern Bmor Ai6 beM€n 1909o 9l2 wriBtna! "Rnrgi omed Im *allenr guiGs made

hid . sublime ud c!@tingrmgd6€nmir

ofludeiie dxt rnin ls one ofthe mequJed suituol rbe srme naLer which he prccfued in thc

ETdition oaswilc in n\c ytr 1353. " This gultu

irlf mndelFnistlmmrwiththclublin eund,

.onsmcted with alwd ofdi$ry dd dafshdhip

ttnr Tors aetued lor hn very Ls. and fr6t

An .necd..e miss rhe i.dgning pssibiliry thI

lhh gund night !N. onft been owned by tb€

lnou guidi$ Miguel Llobet. tlobd, alier mny

rppbchcs, old 'ftrB to Ram,ugd nd onedav

de bidge suddenb.brokeoF injurins Ramaus-3!

sns.' Thebndseonrnnsuiddosshow*iderceolwirhshdjne bgh Msion add s bem regld

Tlc strndboald is madeom No unm.EhedpisolcemD spre join€dudfl ne rid$rine.The g6ln is $nighr rd higuy denned vith l

unilorn sprcing f 13per n.h dcepr ner theedge

ofde Iomr bN bout rft n inftrs b 2t perinch. l he refte is r g?e thf lo rkd in hisb*rwoii lt l"a a dti?l tuin ddign bmd ofSm.haldhord vtuc mde of I mn rqEEelemd6,md rnn d6igi hand s bound by garoa'whcd

band..Thef gnin-oa'vhext br,! m i.

ornboundedby ddted brds. srto.g bldr .ndes

spaqE ud .leline rhese recLerboanl rainaf-{tar ud doftd bm.ls. This compliotcd mdexquisiftly Dli€d 6cftc could be onsi&ftd tne€Pimn€oabmutitulSpmi:hguihr ret6.

A metal uztu: isrmcbcd o tbe undc6ideofth€bundboirddound thcsoundhol! nd rhnpreven6 nspcction f ihc gliuls int.rnil

.onsrucrion. Thc op dianea r ofthe to/,,,,z I88mm, 6 boton diancar s1ronm, 6 d.Fhir 73mm nd rhe nrcrnalbodydeprhar thesotrndhol.k 85hn. A rhnr wood.n ring

oinr.

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'i'he6tting ofr,\is r,DzDz rogctherwirh rfrea€erthm arense volum€ oa he body iDdic2td rhrrTones ntendedhn instrumenro n2vcnorcnusicl inpact than mo* ontemporrry suiri6.The brid$ n mde of rossood rnd ns, in mcnwing,a d(ontiK .h{kerboad squrremt.hinsrhosen the rosctc. The tie'blo.k is edsed irhstrips tbone oprcicd rsrinr nins damge Thesoundb.d isedgedrnh a dottcd bandof sK.,rcddish brcwn, mtnr.l and bL&k mlos which.oodimres with thedoied baDds f dE rosrie.

Back nd sidcs e bhd! q'e natle, with black

uller$rips n th. sca$ of rheaour ic brl.Tlt cvo inief brcl picc.i atubool naiched rndtheouter iecesaah tbeir.djieni imerpicc.\-This indi.2res!ha. rh€ bacl ws made n foupicccs orvisu:l efec!, no! becilsepieces fsumcicntNidrl werenor avthble ro n,ke r sopic.eb?c!. The awft juncdonolrhe ridesninlid witn nrips ofrosewood Dda brd.l

NcckandhcadaE hadc Fon Cubancdrl Theasn! ot rheheadn vcneeredith Gewood inlaidwnha entel band l meinder" eoration dthin brndsof .on.q$ing woodnearea.h .dgc.Oisinaltuningnrnincshrvcbcenpl.cedwirh1900en mrchin$ nrvingengEved later d

prordive 6onesiips on th-ie-blo.k, and slishdy.oo much con.rviq ro the n.!k. t heseare .llrlhltonitic ofpr.l.nged hlghsins tdrion, mdi..lced ther is m ur.Lxed pidue ofthn

sL'ihrwith

wh.r lool3 litc sftl or sael soond nihg$vhichwould*efthieher ftnsion dxn thegft $rjnss wfichToiies would dsign for.' Aho, ihe f.mourPrr+uxyan guitarisr, Agush B.rios, .confunponry oa Rmd'gt, usd sfrl ftbles 2ndcould rcl nave nnuened Rnausi in BuenosAirs

Anzinsly,n\csoundof!]]ngundis$iI linrc.

I$ tons ire his y concenrtradwnh sen puri+clari+ od r clm4 bd{, nr2tur Spmishc[mctersu!.i. n verysood nd nu$ hNebeen yenbererhefoF thc sundboard rH d:ma€ed. llnibe olnd6 h 4cn fbh bs to rcblc, md po\mns femto hNe propdsepadtion it! the noreibeingdnringuiiLablctrr omlonable iosdher volumeism€r?de.Iy loud or gun* oii6 cra mnpIingwll witl nodern arge oneir Cuni6.

Tore niderbour320 trit.is lyhichabour ire iioushr ro *ill dir.i Tlcsc arc Dorhrgenu.b€6 conpred with [email protected]$rdivari,hcgftrs! of violinmkeni yho mtrdr Lour ,r00infuns inhn bns lile,ofyhi.h 400m bclidals iin di".'Allhough 6cTu6 guibn migntnssequ,l ihe Sm<liv{ius violins nondiry vJue, de.L{w nmbe6 illusiie thc nirinsi. nrity ofrny-lnrc guiturd heighen+pft.iation loryhrtflergood6mnc hr prtaftd .hn espc.ial).h*n mdsDblincsounding aftrpi{e.

ThG guitr is in good ondition, mnsidering iE,ge, but $w5 slne abuse

"nd

poor reprn sork.

'I here is curv.rure of the sundbord beld theeundhole, ern $ring hol6 in rhe bridge, tphced

/ ' ,r.dlek|dtd,$J$.afua.

r tu M a4dawrhn b B4r, er4 .,^ndh

*drir

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Antonio Torres - 1867

PORD. ANTONIO DETORRES.SE\']LLA.

Calle de a Cartageria, fmero 32.Aro. de I 867

Dimensions

UB 272mm

LB 357

\/w 232

BL 480

TD 88

\XD 91

BD 95

HL T7O

HW 73

F0 50FI 2 58

BS 104

SH 84

BB 130

SC 653

EE 58

N1 22.5

N9 22

\rT 7410g

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Antonio de Torres