W hat is “GRAN”?
It is the acronym for Guitar Russian Acoustically New.
GRAN guitar was invented 1987 by two Russian musicians, Vladimir Ustinov and Anatoliy Olshanskiy.
Thanks to the original construction of a newly developed acoustical instrument, – (patent PCT – RU94 00265) – the synthesis between classical guitar culture and folk and rock guitar traditions has been achieved.
Feel free to taste the sonorous exuberance of the GRAN guitar.
The samples presented are taken from various CDs.
GRAN is the instrument with truly Russian soul.
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We decided to present this incredible instrument created by Boaz Elkayam in a short video “Introduction to GRAN”. There were no audio or digital effects involved whatsoever during recording. We tried our best to preserve the original sound of the instrument. Choose the highest available quality, enjoy, and don’t be shy to raise...
This composition was also originally released on “Scenario”...
Original composition by Anatoliy Olshanskiy, interpreted by him...