Play Narrandera’s BIG guitar

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Largest Playable Guitar in the Southern Hemisphere

“A unique instrument with deep bass notes that you’ve got to hear”

narrandera big guitar by jason richardson

Narrandera’s big guitar is a town attraction and unique instrument

It’s now available for your productions

Download free sample packs to use sounds from the guitar in your recordings

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so we can hear the result


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Largest Playable Guitar
in the Southern Hemisphere!


fiona caldarevic with big guitar by jason richardson

Three local musicians have composed demonstration tracks with the big guitar:

Fiona Caldarevic: (shown) accomplished arranger, orchestrator and composer

Vic McEwan: NSW Regional Arts Fellow and artist with The Cad Factory

Jason Richardson: innovative musician who records as Bassling (video below)


Local musicians composing with the big guitar

big guitar tuning peg by jason richardson

Recognised as the World’s Largest Playable Guitar and included in the 1991 edition of the Guinness Book of Records

Built by Robert Palmer in 1988 to promote the Country Music Club of Narrandera

It took more than 300 hours to construct

With a length of 5.82 metres, width of 2.02 metres and strings over 3.98 metres

Narrandera’s Big Playable Guitar remains the largest in the Southern Hemisphere


See the Largest Playable Guitar in Australia

big guitar frets by jason richardson

Narrandera Shire Council are the custodians of the largest playable guitar in Australia and supported this project through auspicing a grant and making the instrument available to be recorded

Tuning was completed by Chris Kschenka of Custom Music

Online assistance by Abre Ojos

This project is supported by Create NSW’s Country Arts Support Program, a devolved funding program administered by Regional Arts NSW and Western Riverina Arts on behalf of the NSW Government