View Full Version : Can you compare these 2 guitars please???

May 6, 2008, 03:09 AM

certainly not my best playing, I am just looking for a quick comparison on the tone of these 2 classicals.

1. Antonio Aparicio AA152

2. Darren Hippner Hauser 1 Model

I ran them both through the same recording setup, a matched pair of Nuemann KM184s > Apogee Duet > Macbook Pro > iMovie


May 6, 2008, 03:13 AM
I personally prefer the tone of the Hippner.
It's a much fuller sound, which is good to have when you're playing solo classical.

May 6, 2008, 03:26 AM
It's all personal preference, I think (which is obviously what you're looking for, I know!).
Depends on how you want your image to be perceived.
I like the Aparicio, but that's just me.

May 6, 2008, 03:28 AM
I like them both but for different reasons. Iteresting that some think the Hippner as fuller? I tend to think of it as more "clear/precise" if that makes sense. whereas I love the booming bass notes of the aparicio...

of course "better" is subjective... I appreciate the adjectives used thus far, thats what Im looking for