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   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
   Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3
Guitars.....I-3
Mandolins.....I-3
Banjos.....I-3
   Violins.....I-4
Violas .....I-4
Harps and Harpsichords.....I-4
Cellos .....I-4
   I-B. GENERAL OVERVIEW OF MUSIC INDUSTRY.....I-5
   Market Highlights.....II-1
1$100
   Major Regional Markets .....II-2
US - The Largest Market.....II-2
Japan – Second Largest Market.....II-2
Asia-Pacific – Fastest Growing Market.....II-2
Europe – Another Major Market.....II-2
Major Product Segments .....II-2
Guitars – The Largest & Fastest Growing Market .....II-2
Violins- Another Major Segment .....II-2
1$100
   Introduction.....II-3
The “Pitch” Matters.....II-3
1$100
   Price Dependent On.....II-4
Influencing Factors.....II-4
Mahogany Guitars – Making a Comeback.....II-4
1$100
   Guitars and Celebrities.....II-5
Historical Perspective.....II-5
1$100
   Guitars.....II-6
Mandolins.....II-6
Banjos.....II-6
1$100
   Violins.....II-7
Violas.....II-7
Harps and Harpsichords.....II-7
Cellos.....II-7
1$100
   Woodworking Technology.....II-8
Guitar Designing & CAD Application.....II-8
Gibson’s AutoCAD Technology.....II-8
1$100
   Active Bracing System (ABS) – A Guitar Building Technology.....II-9
CyberTwin Universal Amplifier.....II-9
1$100
   Finite Element Analysis (FEA) in Guitar Designing.....II-10
Fender’s New Line of Bass Guitars.....II-10
1$100
   Musicorp Introduces New Music Instruments and Accessories.....II-11
Washburn to Launch New Damen Idol Guitar.....II-11
Washburn Unveils Travel Guitar.....II-11
Gibson Rolls Out Fifteen New Guitar Models.....II-11
Peavey Launches New Model of Electric Guitar.....II-11
Parker Augments NiteFly Series Guitars.....II-11
1$100
   Parker Launches New Version Guitars.....II-12
Parker Unveils Fist Acoustic Guitar.....II-12
Washburn Introduces New Models of Mandolin and Banjo.....II-12
PRS Launches New Class of Satin Line Guitars.....II-12
Burns USA Launches New Guitars.....II-12
Yamaha Launches a Range of Instruments.....II-12
Fender Guitars Launches American Deluxe Electric Guitars.....II-12
1$100
   Yamaha Unveils New Edition of Compass Line of Guitars.....II-13
Washburn International Introduces Musical Instruments Made From Submerged Wood
  .....II-13
Peavey Launches Acoustic Guitar Series.....II-13
TCM Unveils Taurus Sportster.....II-13
Line 6 Launches Digital Modeling Guitar.....II-13
1$100
   Garrison Guitars Launches G-25 Series.....II-14
Yamaha Corporation of America Launches Acoustic Guitar.....II-14
Hofner Unveils Steel String Acoustic Guitars.....II-14
Gretsch Guitar Introduces Spectra Sonic Guitars.....II-14
Taylor Guitars Introduces AB4 Acoustic Bass Guitar.....II-14
C.F. Martin Launches Kenny Wayne.....II-14
1$100
   Kinal Introduces MK21 Bass Guitar.....II-15
PRS Launches PRS McCarty Archtop II.....II-15
Fishman Transducers Introduces Fishman Powerbridge System.....II-15
Optek Music Systems Introduces Smartlight.....II-15
1$100
   Guitar Center Acquires Texas-based Hermes Trading Company.....II-16
Enrique Keller to Enter Indian Market.....II-16
Stradivari Violin Auctions for US$3.5 million.....II-16
Kaman Acquires Major Distributor of Musical Instruments in the US MBT Holdings
  (Musicorp.).....II-16
1$100
   Yamaha Establishes New Production Base .....II-17
Steinway Merges Selmer Company with United Musical Instruments .....II-17
Washburn Acquires US Music Corporation .....II-17
Gibson Guitar Acquires Baldwin Piano & Organ Company.....II-17
Fender Signs Pact with Rhino Records and Morling.....II-17
Guitar Center Acquires Musician’s Friend.....II-17
1$100
   Steinway Musical Instruments Acquires United Musical Instruments .....II-18
1$100
   C.F. Martin (USA).....II-19
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (USA).....II-19
Gibson Guitars (USA).....II-19
Karl Hofner (Germany).....II-19
1$100
   Peavey Electronics Corporation (USA).....II-20
Sam Ash Music Corporation (USA) .....II-20
Samick Musical Instruments Co. Ltd. (South Korea).....II-20
1$100
   Steinway Musical Instruments Inc. (USA).....II-21
Conn-Selmer Inc. (USA) .....II-21
Strunal (Czech Republic).....II-21
1$100
   Taylor Guitars (USA).....II-22
US Music Corporation (USA) .....II-22
Yamaha Corporation (Japan).....II-22
1$100
   Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-231$350
   Table 2: World 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-241$350
   Musical Instruments (Stringed) Market by Product Segment .....II-25
Table 3: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Guitars by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-25
1$350
   Table 4: World 10-Year Perspective for Guitars by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-261$350
   Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Mandolins by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-271$350
   Table 6: World 10-Year Perspective for Mandolins by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-281$350
   Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Banjos by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-291$350
   Table 8: World 10-Year Perspective for Banjos by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-301$350
   Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Violins by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-311$350
   Table 10: World 10-Year Perspective for Violins by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-321$350
   Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Violas by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-331$350
   Table 12: World 10-Year Perspective for Violas by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-341$350
   Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Harps and Harpsichords by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-351$350
   Table 14: World 10-Year Perspective for Harps and Harpsichords by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-361$350
   Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Cellos by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-371$350
   Table 16: World 10-Year Perspective for Cellos by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Marketsm for Years 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-381$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Market Highlights.....III-1
Market Overview.....III-1
1$75
   Table 17: Leading Retailers for Musical Instruments in the US (2005E): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues in US$ million for- Guitar Center, Sam Ash Music, Brook Mays Music, Victor’s House of Music and Hermes Music (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) .....III-2
Product Launches.....III-2
3$400
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-53$125
   Focus on Key Players.....III-84$150
   B. Market Analytics.....III-12
Table 18: US Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment - Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-12
1$200
   Table 19: US 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-13
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-14
Market Analysis.....III-14
B. Market Analytics .....III-14
Table 20: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment - Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-14
1$200
   Table 21: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-15
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-16
The Second Largest Market.....III-16
Market Overview.....III-16
1$75
   Product Launch.....III-17
Yamaha Unveils New Edition of Compass Line of Guitars .....III-17
Yamaha Corporation - A Key Player.....III-17
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-18
Table 22: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment - Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-18
1$200
   Table 23: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-19
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-20
Market Analysis.....III-20
B. Market Analytics.....III-20
Table 24: European Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-20
1$200
   Table 25: European Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment - Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-21

Table 26: European 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-21
1$200
   Table 27: European 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-22
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-23
An Overview.....III-23
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-24
Table 28: French Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment - Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-24
1$200
   Table 29: French 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-25
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-26
The Largest Market in Europe.....III-26
Market Overview.....III-26
Strategic Corporate Developments .....III-26
1$75
   Focus on Key Players.....III-27
B. Market Analytics.....III-27
Table 30: German Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment - Guitars, Mandolins,Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords ,and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-27
1$200
   Table 31: German 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-28
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-29
An Overview.....III-29
Roland Europe SpA – A Key Player.....III-29
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-30
Table 32: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment - Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-30
1$200
   Table 33: Italian 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-31
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-32
Market Analysis.....III-32
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-33
Table 34: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment - Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos,Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-33

Table 35: UK 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-33
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-34
Market Analysis.....III-34
B. Market Analytics.....III-34
Table 36: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment - Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-34
1$200
   Table 37: Spanish 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-35
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-36
Market Analysis.....III-36
B. Market Analytics.....III-36
Table 38: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment - Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-36
1$200
   Table 39: Russian 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-37
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-38
Strunal (Czech Republic) – A Key Player .....III-38
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-39
Table 40: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment - Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-39
1$200
   Table 41: Rest of Europe 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-40
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-41
An Overview.....III-41
China – A Dominant Player in Asian Market .....III-41
Musical Instrument Industry .....III-41
1$75
   Imports and Exports .....III-42
End-Users for Musical instruments in China .....III-42
Konghous - Oldest Plucked Stringed Musical Instrument .....III-42
More Than Hundred Stringed, Wind and Percussion Instruments Used in Indian Temples
  .....III-42
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-42
1$75
   Focus on Select Players.....III-431$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-44
Table 42: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment - Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-44
1$200
   Table 43: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-45
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-46
Market Analysis.....III-46
B. Market Analytics.....III-46
Table 44: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment - Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-46
1$200
   Table 45: Middle East 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-47
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-48
Market Analysis.....III-48
B. Market Analytics.....III-48
Table 46: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment - Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-48
1$200
   Table 47: Latin American 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-491$200
    
 
 


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