Parts Of The Acoustic Guitar
The acoustic guitar and its parts
An acoustic/classical guitar
resource page, explaining the types of guitars,
guitar parts and other things you might want to know about this popular
to the most common way people think about the guitar it can be
divided into 2 main types:
commonly by classical and flamenco players. It's also popular among beginners
since the nylon strings are easier on the fingers than steel strings.
Classical guitars have a round, mellow sound compared to the steel string
they also have a wider neck than other guitars, so keep in mind the size
of your hands and length of fingers when buying a classical guitar.
many types, shapes and sizes of these. But the two most common ones are
the Dreadnaught and the 12-string Dreadnaught. This is the
type of guitar most people think of when they hear the word
Acoustic Guitar History..the short
guitar has in it's vast variety of forms and shapes existed for centuries
and no one really knows for sure it's first origin.
resembling the modern ones we see today, began to take form in Spain during
the 19th century with the work of Antonio de Torres Jurado, whom might be
called the father of the classical guitar.
same time modern resembling steel-strung guitars were developed
by names like C.F.Martin and Orville Gibson.
In the 20th
century this guitar influenced just about any genre of popular music and
was developed further with experiments on building materials (i.e. fiberglass).
Mid 20th century
the electro acoustic guitar saw the light of day.