Prelude

“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate”

 

William Shakespeare

“No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings”

William Blake

Exposition

Charis Acoustics

Dec 21 2017  “Hans Creek”

“Sparrow”

SJ

Soundboard     Redwood  Sequoioideae

  Back, Sides,  East Indian Rosewood  Dalbergia latifolia

Neck Honduran Mahogany Swietenia macrophylla

Bridge, Fretboard Ebony Diospyros

 

SCALE LENGTH 25.6″
LOWER BOUT 15.25 “
BODY LENGTH 19.5″
UPPER BOUT 11.375″
NUT WIDTH 1 3/4″
STRING SPACING 1 1/4″
FRETS TO BODY 14
PRICE

SOLD              

Complication

1.Chordal Response:  lively, response, glittery- light chordal weight, deep infused bass with sparkly highs    4.8
𝑑1 = 4.8   ( 5-n) +1 =1.8 )
2.Individual note decay as well as blended in a chord:  8-10secs  even bloom cycles over enlightening sustain sustain    4.75
𝑑2 = 4.75 ( 5-n) +1 =1.75)
3. Basic volume and presence: medium amplitude, forward projection with intimate finish, warm, bright, lifting sound    4.75
𝑑3 =4.75 ( 5-n) +1 =1.75)
4. Individual note separation and focus: great note separation and focus, sparkly light highs over decadent soft bass swells, excellent balance and articulation     4.75
𝑑4 =4.75 ( 5-n) +1 =1.75)

5.Systematic sustain: warm and balanced sustain, wet / dry response, versatile sustain from flat picking to finger-style  4.75
𝑑5 =4.75 ( 5-n) +1 =1.75)
6. Response compliance: energetic, response with bright finish, warm comforting sound,     4.75
𝑑6 = 4.75 ( 4.85 -n) +1 =1.75 )
7. Balance and quality of tone: well balanced with a warm enthusiastic bass, vibrant guitar, strummer/ picking guitar     4.80
𝑑7 = 4.80 ( 4.8-n) +1 =1.80 )
8. Even strength and balance of each string: strings are balanced and pronounced with a crisp warm focus, excellent articulation, shimmery highs,  4.8
𝑑8 = 4.8 ( 4.75-n) +1 =1.8 )
9. Tone projection: forward focused tone production, radiated sound in a full snappy tone aura, sharp highs      4.8
𝑑9 =4.8 ( 5-n) +1 =1.8)
10. A large dynamic range: a nice array of dynamics, warm comforting tone to raspy- haunting thrashes of beefy blooming bass  4.80
𝑑10 =4.80 ( 5-n) +1 = 1.80 )

11. Tonal bloom: full even bloom cycles almost electric, in a warm clear brine of  bass and mids enveloped in a diffusion of trebles.    4.9
𝑑11 =4.9 ( 5-n) +1 =1.9 )

 

 

Quality Of Tone

A well balanced sound with a a deep acoustic note. Offerings of  enthusiastic presence permeated from the intricate inlay art.  All strings are balanced and pronounced with a crisp focus, excellent articulation, shimmery highs and a a nice array of dynamics. A fun, fast and pleasing guitar to enjoy. Effortless playability and good drive teamed with an excellent response. A simply stunning guitar to behold.

 

Power

∑𝑑 = (𝑑1+𝑑2+𝑑3+𝑑4+𝑑5+𝑑6+𝑑7+𝑑8+𝑑9+𝑑10+𝑑11)= 18.75
𝐏= ∑ 𝐅 ∕ T ∑𝐅=∑𝑑⧹𝐀
P = 18.75 / T
𝐏= 18.75/ 22 ≅8.5 /10 ≅ 85%

The Ecstatic Guitar Theorem

Sincerity

This is a Charis Acoustics original design. The inlay art is an original design brought to life by Larry Robinson. This guitar was crafted in Bill Wise’s shop in Bay City, MI.

Notion of Design

This guitar was commissioned as a very special heirloom instrument. The concept was to design a guitar that would evoke and romanticize personal memories of time spent in the forest. In addition to the original inlay art this guitar features a sound port and arm bevel.

An exquisite guitar with an enchanting voice. This Charis features clean refined lines, high quality woods and stunning inlay work from a renowned American artist. A majestic instrument to share memories with.

Peripetie

Retardement

Finale

MM (1 of 1)

MM (1 of 1)

Dec 21 2017  Hans Creek

“Sparrow”

“Happiness is found in my shop with my tools”

William Wise

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