Yamaha CG142S - Natural

Nylon-string Acoustic Guitar with Solid Engelman Spruce Top, Nato Back and Sides, Nato Neck, and Rosewood Fingerboard and Bridge - Natural
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Great Nylon-string Sound at an Affordable Price!

Looking for an affordable full-size classical guitar? The Yamaha CG142S is an amazing full-sized nylon-string guitar that's affordable enough for any guitarist. Whether you're stepping up from a 3/4-size model or looking for a first classical guitar to start off with, you'll be pleasantly surprised by the CG142S. Its full 2" nut allows you to play with true classical finger techniques - just what you need to develop proper playing habits. The solid Engelmann spruce top and nato back and sides give you full tone and great projection. Grab a full-size affordable nylon-string guitar for your studio with the Yamaha CG142S.

Yamaha CG142S Nylon-string Acoustic Guitar at a Glance:
  • Solid Engelmann spruce top for great sound
  • Full-width nut for true classical spacing
  • Ideal for Beginners
Solid Engelmann spruce top for great sound

Sweetwater knows that the choice of top wood can make or break the sound of a nylon-string guitar. For the CG142S, Yamaha chose a solid Engelmann spruce top. Chosen as much for its look as its tone, solid Engelmann spruce has a rich sound with excellent projection. And because it's a solid-wood top, the tone of your Yamaha CG142S will age gracefully, with enhanced harmonics and greater tonal balance as the years go by.

Full-width nut for true classical spacing

The Yamaha CG142S offers a 2" nut width that allows you to play using true classical techniques. Unlike many guitars in this price range, the CG142S gives you full spacing for executing proper rest strokes and free strokes. This larger width also makes complex fingerings easier on the fretboard.

Ideal for Beginners

From the full size to the great price, the Yamaha CG142S is perfect for beginners. Whether you're new to classical nylon-string guitars, or have never played a guitar in your life, the CG142S gives you the right balance of playability, durability, and great sound.

Yamaha CG142S Nylon-string Acoustic Guitar Features:
  • Solid Engelmann spruce top for great projection and sound
  • Full 2"-wide nut allows you to develop proper classical guitar techniques
  • Gloss finish
  • Rosewood fretboard and bridge for warm tone and great response
  • Full-size classical guitar at an affordable price
Add a full-size and affordable classical guitar to your arsenal with the Yamaha CG142S.

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Acoustic Guitar Buying Guide

Tech Specs

String Type Nylon
Number of Strings 6
Body Shape Classical
Body Style No Cutaway
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Finish Gloss
Top Wood Solid Engelmann Spruce
Back & Sides Wood Nato
Binding Yes
Neck Wood Nato
Neck Shape Classical
Fingerboard Material Rosewood
Number of Frets 18
Scale Length 25.6"
Tuning Machines Classical Style
Bridge Material Rosewood
Nut Width 2.05"
Body Depth 3.7"-3.94"
Strings Savarez D'angelico Light Tension
Manufacturer Part Number CG142SH

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