Augustine Acoustic Red Medium Tension
These are the original Augustine guitar strings, an intrinsic part of the classical guitar revolution this century. Albert Augustine, an instrument maker, found himself pressured by none other than Andrés Segovia to manufacture and sell nylon guitar strings. He did so, insuring the rise of a new generation of concert players and lending his own part to the cultivation of the famous Segovia sound
Since 1946, the Augustinename has been synonymous with the classical guitar. It was the innovative mind of Albert Augustine, coupled with the unparalleled artistry of Andrés Segovia that resulted in the first ever commercially produced nylon strings for classical guitar. For their longevity, consistency, clear tone, and reliable pitch, nylon strings allbut rendered traditional gutstring obselete. Augustine Strings became the standard by which all other classical strings were measured.