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    Guitar Tuninging

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    reason that power lines seem to sag less in the winter, and why a tight jar lid is much easier to remove when hot water is ran over it. This very same effect can be seen in guitars, particularly with their tuning. A guitarist will often find that when he or she leaves a guitar in places of varying temperatures that the guitar’s tuning is usually affected, sometimes dramatically. This can lead to an out of tune guitar when it comes time to…

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    Guitar History

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    Guitars are one of the most commonly played instruments, and everyone has a song they love because of its distinct guitar part. Guitars are played in many different ways from classical to heavy metal. In every way a guitar is played, different things can affect the tone and ability of it to play that certain style of music. Through history the talent of the guitar player is the ultimate way to create a style of music to a high level but the way it is built, the types of pickups used on it, and…

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    Guitar Essay

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    The guitar is a string musical instrument which is very popular; it has between 4 and 18 strings. It makes sounds through acoustic means for an acoustic guitar or electrical amplification for an electric guitar. It is played through strumming the strings with the right hand while the left hand presses against the frets. The traditional guitar is constructed from wood and strung with either gut or nylon strings while the modern guitar started from the gittern, vihuela, the four-course renaissance…

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    Acoustic Guitar Essay

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    An acoustic guitar is a musical instrument that produces sound through strings’ vibration. At different frequencies strings vibrate creating harmonic tunes. The strings mass, length and tension determine the frequency produced. The guitar is very popular in music today and a useful part of classical, reggae, blues and other genres. The guitar ancestry draws back to Arab countries, where an instrument with many strings and a gourd sized body was brought from Spain. It was called an alu’de. This…

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    The Electric Guitar

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    electric guitar is the culmination of thousands of years of history and great effort to enhance the music that we know and love today. It has changed the way we use it in music in our recordings and live performances and still is a dominant instrument in many music genres. To really understand this particular instrument, one must understand its: definition, history, construction, uses, and prevalence/impact in music. To know what an electric guitar is, one must understand just what a guitar…

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    Learning Guitar Lessons

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    The future of learning how to play the guitar may be now. Learning to play the guitar using hi-tech interactive learning tools has many of the same advantages as buying a guitar online. Obviously, one advantage is that you don 't have to leave your home. Another advantage is your teacher is always there for you. Some of the methods of teaching online are so thoroughly designed and technically accurate that in my opinion a guitar player can find exactly what type of lessons that can be purchased…

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    Guitar History

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    The very first electronic amplifiers were made for guitars and the first guitar amplifier didn’t appear until the 1930’s, when an amplifier for the Hawaiian steel guitar was developed. Most people believe the first guitar amp was a fender, however some research suggests it was a ford, made when an electrolytic capacitor tube was made with a built in power supply that was now able to be plugged into walls. These amplifiers had terrible bass and treble and the only controls allowed for treble…

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    So you 've decided you want to be a rockstar, eh? You 've decided that you 're going to join the likes of Hendrix, Clapton, Page, Stevie Ray and Slash as a rock n ' roll and guitar icon. Well, before you get too famous and lose yourself in either your music or drugs and alcohol, you have to get a guitar to begin with. It can be daunting to go into a guitar store and see millions of guitars, some for $200 and some for $2000. So which ones should you go for and what should you be looking at? Well…

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    Electric Guitar Essay

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    An important part of any guitar player’s career is to properly tend to their guitar. Each time a guitar is tuned the strings stretch. The stretching of the strings eventually wears out the strings to the point where they cannot stay in tune anymore. Once this happens it is time to restring the guitar.In order to change the strings on an electric guitar that features a floyd rose type bridge, one must gather the tools and supplies, thread the strings and apply the necessary slack, and finally…

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    Bull Guitar History

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    eventually took on such an essential role that it was forced to evolve. The new bass players were slowly transitioning the bass from accompaniment to a solo instrument. As it moved from the background to the foreground musicians began experimenting with new techniques while expanding the range of the instrument. The new demands from musicians on the instrument could no longer be met by the once mighty Double Bass. The need for a compact, louder, and more precise instrument led to the…

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