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    Guitar Comparison

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    presence divides the human race. This seemingly natural rise of rivalry has found its place in the vast world of music, in particular, the electric guitar. Behold Fender and Gibson. Two brands that have blown the competition out of the water for more than half a century and become something much more than just a brand. Unlike other corporations, these two guitars have earned the respect and praise of the public; their dual monopoly is seen not as a negative, but as an opportunity to provide the world with

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    The Origin Of The Guitar

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    History of the Guitar There are many theories on the origin of the guitar. Varying types of stringed instruments are noted in the history of Babylon, Egypt, and the Middle East, as well as in Italy, Greece, Turkey, and the North East. All of their instruments had some sort of sound box and a long neck. This is the same for the modern guitars of today. Strings or cords (usually made of animal tissues) were stretched down the neck and over the sound box. Players used one hand to strum or pluck the

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    Essay on The History of the Guitar

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    The Guitar is a stringed musical instrument with six or twelve strings that is played by either plucking or strumming the strings. It is one of the most popular instruments in the world. If an individual were asked to identify a guitar most people would answer the question correctly more so than they would if they were asked about another instrument. When people think about famous guitarists, they more than likely think of famous rock and roll guitarists and do not think about the many other famous

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    Guitar Research Paper

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    instruments in modern times is the guitar. Guitarists are responsible for shaping a sizeable bulk of modern music via their diverse methods of playing. And this is because of how they are crafted. It truly is an art. What will it take to design a guitar that produces a beautiful sound and is aesthetically pleasing to the eye? As with every woodworking project, the place to start when building a solid-body electric guitar is with the wood. The wood used for the guitar helps the sound resonate, so it

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    Introduction The classical guitar, also referred to as “nylon string guitar” or “Spanish guitar” is a plucked instrument with six strings from the instruments family called chordophones . The classical guitar is known well for its right-hand technique that is comprehensive, and allows the soloist to perform complex polyphonic and melodic material just like the piano . Typically, the instrument is characterized by its strings with the 3-bass strings (E-A-d) hat are made of the nylon fiber and wound

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    Guitar Recital Essay

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    Guitar Recital This project was interesting to me because I really don’t take the time to listen to different types of music like classical guitar. This was my first time listening to this type of music and it was pretty good. It showed me that there are more than a few types of music out there. The CD I chose was the 2013 Guitar Recital by Philip Hemmo. The tracks that where on it are Ciaconna, Introduction et Polonaise, Adagio, Caprice, Danza Mora, Julia Florida and Sevillana. My favorite song

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    The guitar is one of the most iconic instruments of all time and understandably so, the instrument has gone through many reinventions and has created endless possibilities in terms of new sounds. The modern day guitar is the result of thousands of years in the making, the oldest known depiction of a “guitar” dates back to the ninth century. However the guitar has not always had the iconic name, before guitars had a standard to be held to, many guitar like instruments were referred to as chordophones

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    in popularity of guitar bands and the phenomenal success of the Guitar Hero video game franchise has lead to more and more people picking up the guitar recently. Sales of guitars in the UK has hit an all time high in the past three years and as more and more people are starting to play, the guitar has surpassed the piano as the most widely learned instrument in schools. With all these people learning I thought I 'd pass on some tips from my 10 years of experience playing guitar and help point people

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    Essay On Maestro Guitars

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    Maestro Guitars is Singapore’s one and only brand that handcrafts its own guitars and ukuleles. It all started in 2004, when founder Ho Zen Yong, a former Singapore Management University (SMU) student decided to open his own shop in Peninsula Excelsior Hotel after learning his guitar making skills from an English luthier Chris Horton, in Goa. Maestro Guitars was then born. The company’s name, Maestro was inspired by the Spanish word that means “master” in music. Maestro Guitars is best-known for

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    Guitar History

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    The guitar is a fretted, stringed instrument, and is a member of the lute family. It originated in Persia and reached Spain during the twelth-century, where it¹s versatility as both a solo and accompanying instrument were established. The theory of the guitar was discovered in the early centuries. They found that the sound of a bowstring could be enhanced by attaching a resonating chamber -most like a tortiseshell- to the bow. From the bow came essentially three main types of stringed instruments:

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