Applause Elite exotic wood models showcase Ovation’s talent for innovation while retaining the high standard of performance expected of a quality instrument. This exciting cherry flame finish Applause Elite model includes Ovation inspired appointments such as a flamed maple top, scalloped X bracing and laser-cut, multi-port sound holes. The headstock design creates a sleek aesthetic, while the fast playing neck, Ovangkol fretboard and bridge along with the composite Lyrachord® (R) mid-depth body allow for effortless playing. The CE304T preamp with onboard tuner is paired with the Ovation Slimline pickup to give players top-grade electronics that offer incredible clarity, definition and tonal balance. Your new guitar is here.