Beautiful handmade instrument from Frank-Peter Dietrich – transperant and powerful sound!
Since the beginning of the 19th century the family business Dietrich Instrumentenbau exists. Since 1904 the guitar and lute making has been cultivated, represented by the master builder Frank-Peter Dietrich and his son Markus Dietrich in the 4th generation. Frank-Peter Dietrich is doubtlessly among the most famous guitarbuilders in Germany
The references of renowned soloists playing his guitars is very long: Prof. Marga Wilden-Hüsgen, Marlo Strauß, Prof. Juan Carlos Munoz, Marie Fe Pavon, Prof. Manuel Munoz, Prof. Caterina Lichtenberg, Anna Torge, Silke Lisko, Rupert Gehrmann, Manuela Frescura, Jakob Lindberg, Prof. Alexander Frauchi, Prof. Monika Rost, Prof. Christiane Spannhof, Prof. József Eötvös, Prof. Jorge Oraison, Gertrud Weyhofen, Michael Tröster, Hans-Werner Apel, The Baltimore Consort (USA), Consort Micrologus (Italy) and many others.
Dietrich won the gold medal at the Leipzig Fair in 1986 and the Bavarian State Prize in 1991, which is another proof of the high quality of the Dietrich instruments.
The used materials are of very high quality:
Back and sides made of East Indian rosewood
gold-coloured machine heads
Nut width 52 mm
Scale length 650 mm
The guitar is hand polished with shellac.
The sound of the guitar is really stunning. It has matured over the years – the guitar is an one owner instrument and in very good condition.
The sound of this guitar is powerful, rich and dark – elegant and majestic. It lives up to its reputation with ease – with powerful and thick trebles, and loose, boomy basses giving the guitar a big personality.
It is incredibly easy to play – Dietrich guitars being famous for the comfortable shape of his necks, this one being a fantastic example.
This guitar really has it all – the look, sound and feel of a great masterly built instrument.
The guitar comes with a hard case.