Guitar Essays

The Physics of a Guitar

The guitar is the most played instrument in the music world. The oldest surviving guitar is thought to be made around 1776 in Italy by Gaetano Vinaccia. Though, the guitar looks like a simple instrument to construct or play there is a lot of physics behind the creation of it, from the strings to the air inside, the anatomy, and the sound spectrum. There are three types of guitars that are made: nylon acoustic, steel-string, and electric. Acoustic guitars produce…

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Electric Guitar Vs. Acoustic Guitar

Acoustic guitar is type of guitar that uses acoustic method in projecting its sound. This kind of guitar is hollow and has a sound hole on its surface and mostly they have six strings. They were most common in folk dances and mellow songs but their usage has of late extended to blues and country music. Acoustic guitars are different from electric guitars in that the latter has more whistles and bells than the former. In electric guitar, an amplifier…

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Guitar Salon International

The instrument I have chosen to research is the guitar. The history of the invention and manufacturing of this instrument can be traced as far back as 400 A. D, when Spain was occupied by the Romans. The guitar is seen as a direct descendent of the Roman tanbur or cithara; drawing influences from the Arabic ud and undergoing a number of modifications to finally become the acoustic or electric guitar that we see being used by some of today’s…

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Guitar and Plectrum Instruments

The rondalia is an ensemble of stringed instruments played with the plectrum or pick and generally known as plectrum instruments. It originated in Medieval Spain, especially in Catalunya. Aragon, Murcia, and Valencia. The tradition was later taken to Spanish America and elsewhere. The word rondaila is from the Spanish ronda, meaning “serenade.” The rondalia has its origins in the playing bands from Spain (as well as ‘New Spain’, namely Mexico) that were forerunners of the present-day rondalia and included four…

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Identify the Strengths and Weaknesses of Tokai Uk’s International Strategy.

The Tokai Company was founded in 1947 in Hamamatsu, Japan and produced all forms of musical instruments,including a large range of pianos. Tokai instruments first appeared in the UK in the early 1980s when they were imported by a company called Bluesuede Music. At that time the two biggest names in electric guitars were those produced by the American companies Fender and Gibson, who both produced high quality electric guitars but at a price that was prohibitive for the average…

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History of Guitar

Music has always been a part of the world’s culture throughout the history. Way back thousands of years ago, people utilized their body parts such as their mouth, hands and feet, in order to create sounds. However, due to people’s inventiveness and resourcefulness, they have begun to use different materials that are part of their everyday life so the creation of musical instruments has begun. One of those discovered and invented instruments is guitar. This paper endeavors to present detailed…

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