The Salvador Cortez Sonata S is a classical concert guitar crafted from solid Engelmann spruce, solid padauk, and an ebony fingerboard. The padauk gives the guitar great sonic projection on the bass and rich overtones, the lattice-bracing gives it a very prompt sonic response.
The soundboard in solid Engelmann spruce, made with a lattice-bracing , gives the instrument a rich and defined sound, great sound projection and a prompt response. The solid padauk for the back and sides guarantees an immediate sonic response. The neck has a thin and light profile designed to facilitate the left hand in the most complicated passages. The Sonata S is made with selected high quality woods such as solid Engelmann spruce for the soundboard, solid padauk for the back and sides, ebony for the keyboard.