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  • Frets Of The Early Guitars
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    THE HISTORY OF THE GUITAR The guitar is a fretted, stringed instrument, and is a member of the lute family. It originated in Persia and reached Spain during the twelfth-century, where its 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 tortoiseshell- to the bow. From the bow came essentially three main t...
  • Andres Segovia And Eric Clapton The Guitar
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    Through out history, music has played a big role. It has let people communicate and others release their creative minds. Throughout the life of music, instruments have made it happen. The guitar has become one of the most popular of all instruments. In fact, almost every band heard on the radio has a lead guitar accompanying the vocals. Thanks to the greats like B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix, Andres Segovia, and Eric Clapton the guitar has been made the lead instrument in much of music. With contribut...
  • Top Three Strings On A Fret
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    How to Play Easy Guitar Have you ever wanted to learn how to play guitar, but did not want to bother with difficult finger positions If so, I am going to explain to you how to do it. It will take some practice, but eventually you will be playing some of your favorite songs. The method to playing easy guitar is based on a tuning called Drop-D. It allows you to play chords by simply using one or two fingers and covering the top three strings on a fret, the spaces divided by thin metal strips. All ...
  • Milkman And Guitar
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    Guitar loves his race and will do anything for it. He wants to keep the number of black and white people equal so that the whites do not become the dominant race. Guitar wants the blacks to have the ability to achieve a better life. But his love and attempts to preserve and advance his race actually turn him against himself and his race. It was in Tommy's Barbershop when Guitar first lets out his rage towards the whites. A kid is stomped and you standin round fuss in about whether some cracker p...
  • Muddy Waters Electric Blues Muddy Waters
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    Muddy Waters Electric Blues Muddy Waters was the patriarch of the post-World War II Chicago blues. He was a master artist who played slashing slide guitar with an earthy raspy voice who had seen his share of sorrow in life. Muddy was also a compelling songwriter; a storyteller in song. He was a master performer, recording artist and bandleader. His had a way of juicing up the music with a rocking backbeat and an unfiltered down-home intensity; he possessed an honesty and emotional clarity. He wa...
  • Neck Of The Guitar
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    Comparison Between Two Guitars: Ibanez 453 RVC and the Gibson Les Paul The paper I have written and know a lot about is a contrast on two really well known and popular guitars. One which is the Gibson Les Paul, and the other which is the Ibanez 453 RVC. Both guitars may look alike to some, and to some they may sound alike as well, but are they really alike? Starting with the body's, the Gibson Custom Les Paul is made of wood, which gives the guitar a more Classical look and feel and also a much ...
  • Guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan
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    The Life of Stevie Ray Vaughan This paper is about how a small time boy from Oak Cliff, Texas with a dream, revolutionized the way blues guitar was played. By 17 he new what he wanted to do with his life, thus dropping out of school to become a blues guitarist. All throughout Stevie's career he was loved and adored for his gentle touch and majestic rhythmic guitar playing. Throughout his life he led three bands to hitting it big, released five albums with "Double Trouble". Most importantly, Stev...
  • Researching The Origin Of The Guitar
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    I like to go to concerts, and I always think of what it would be like to be up on that stage playing along with the band. But, I only know how to play the drums. Although this is a skill that I have worked on in the last three years to get to where I am at in skill level, I would further like to increase my musical talent to a more and diverse plane of playing. I feel the need to learn the guitar as a means of another hobby that i can have fun with fer the rest of my life. So now, every wednesda...
  • Robust Sound Of Segovia 1's Guitar
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    ... e musical instrument dramatically. The first advance the phonograph, actually dates back to the late 1800^1's, but did not gather full force until after World War I. Recordings made all kinds of music available to people who had no access to any other music except for local and touring bands. The second advance was the radio. From 1920 to 1925 the two were in heated competition, with radio forbidding it^1's artists to make records and vice versa. The music industry began and many different s...
  • Louie Pardee's Famous Guitar
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    THE MEMPHIS BUGLE Memphis, TN NEWSSTAND, $0.60 May 7, 1991 Larar&Co Publishing Home Delivery $0.31 Girl kidnapped by super spy's thugs By Brendan Larar Bess Marvin, a good friend of popular detective Nancy Drew was kidnapped Thursday by the thugs of German super spy known as "Klaus". She was reportedly kid- napped when "Klaus" found out that Nancy and her good friends (the Hardy Brothers) knew too much information about her new case. "Klaus" took Bass hostage and warned Nancy and the Hardys to d...
  • Heavy Metal Guitar World
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    Kirk Lee Hammett is the lead guitarist for the thrash metal band Metallica. He is particularly admirable to me for his eloquent lyrics and quotes, stunning guitar solos and the accomplishments he has achieved in life. He is and always has been a most influential person in my life since I discovered Metallica in 1996. The lyrics Kirk places in his songs are, to me, the most expressive and meaningful of any songs. It is a persons ability to correlate and understand lyrics that makes it so they can...
  • Most Dominant Guitar Style
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    "I found, after we finished touring, that what I loved spending my life doing was playing the guitar all the time" said John Frusciante of the Red Hot Chili Peppers (Turner 193). For many people, the guitar is a tremendous source of enjoyment and fulfillment in their lives. The study of the guitar is exciting because there is always something new to discover and achieve. The guitar is a unique and versatile instrument with many different parts. It needs no accompanist because it provides harmony...
  • Guitars
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    The day I felt so proud was the day I learned how to play guitar. It wasn't easy but after dealing with my dad not supporting me, people thinking I wouldn't be able to do it and many other up and downs, at the end I was successful doing something I always wanted to do since I was kid. At times I would ask myself what was one thing I always wanted to do and the answer came right away. Since I was a kid I have always enjoyed music and guitar was the one thing I always wanted to learn. I told my da...
  • Guitar Player To Joe Satriani
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    Argument Paper-best Guitarist William Argument Paper-best Guitarist Essay, Research Paper William Holmes Miss Pettinato Eng 015-099 The Best of the Best The best guitarist, who is it? This is an argument that has been amongst many musicians for many years. But who is the hands down best guitarist? From my viewpoint the answer is obvious. Joe Satriani without a doubt is the best guitarist alive today and perhaps the best guitarist ever. I can already hear the responses from the crowd. What about ...

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