The main difference is that the if you play flamenco, the strings are flamenco, and if you play classical, the strings are classical. I have been at the factories where they pack the stings from the same spool in different bags, flamenco, classical, etc.
Secondly, are flamenco strings high tension?
You can use both normal and high-tension strings on your Flamenco guitar. Individual tastes differ, some preferring to combine the treble (higher-pitched) strings of one tension with bass strings of the opposite tension, in order to balance both the sound and action from the guitar.
Herein, can you play classical guitar on a Flamenco guitar? You certainly can play Classical music on a flamenco Guitar. Absolutely no reason why not. It’s actually closer to the Guitar that Sor and Aguado used than the present day ‘Classical Guitar’.
Hereof, can you play flamenco on a steel string guitar?
Can You Play Flamenco on a Steel String Guitar? Of course you can play Flamenco on a steel string, but it won’t sound or feel the same. Just like an electric guitar solo won’t sound the same on an acoustic guitar. But there are more subtleties involved than choosing the right instrument.
Can you put classical strings on a Flamenco guitar?
Regarding the best way to know which guitar is more comfortable for yourself, there’s no better way to have the opportunity to try different guitars for different heights of strings, lengths and, if possible, from various artisans, in order to able to compare them and see which one fits more comfortably to our type of …
Spanish guitar is challenging because of the complex finger techniques and the amount of styles and rhythmic structures there are to learn. The flamenco style of playing is also physically demanding. Learning to play Spanish guitar is highly rewarding, and the music is culturally rich and fascinating.
Spanish guitar is the name to describe the family of nylon-string guitars. Since both classical guitar and flamenco guitars are nylon-string guitars, both are also called Spanish guitars. In other words, a classical guitar and a flamenco guitar is a Spanish guitar. But a classical guitar is not a flamenco guitar.
Classical guitars generally have either a cedar or spruce top, with practically any type of back/side combination. On the other hand, flamenco guitars emphasize a much easier and faster playability, which is made possible by lowered action with almost no neck relief.
The thickest string is called the 6th string. In standard guitar tuning, this is tuned to E and is often referred to as the “low E string,” meaning the lowest note you can play.
What strings do the pros use?
|Flamenco Guitarist||String Choice||Alternative String Choice|
|Vicente Amigo||D’Addario EJ45 Pro-Arté|
|Tomatito||Savarez Tomatito T50R, Normal Tension||Savarez Tomatito T50J Nylon, High Tension|
|Paco Peña||D’Addario EJ46 Pro-Arté|
|Grisha Goryachev||LaBella AM Argento Pure Silver – Medium Tension|