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What are the different types of Guitar ? how are they used differently and in what kind of songs or situations

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Asked by NASAman, 02 Mar '10 04:18 pm
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He differences between the two types of guitar are not confined solely to the material of the strings. The use of a different type of string and the fact that the new guitar was going to be used almost solely for popular music necessitated some changes in the construction of the guitar. Steel strings create a lot more tension on the guitar neck and body than either the gut strings used at the time the steel string was invented or the nylon/synthetic strings of today's classical guitars. Thus, the construction of the guitar had to be modified to support the additional tension. Further modifications were made to produce the type of sound required for the style of music to be played. Among the changes were the body was made larger, the bracing of the top inside the guitar was heavier and a steel rod was placed inside the neck. Since the primary function of this guitar was to play chords to accompany singers and other instruments, the neck was made more narrow to make changing chords faste ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 04 Jul '13 09:56 pm

 
  
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Acoustic and electric guitar
Answered by daksh, 09 Apr '10 10:58 am

 
  
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Nahi pata ji
Answered by Shiva, 02 Mar '10 05:08 pm

 
  
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The 19th-century innovations were largely the work of Antonio Torres. The instrument that resulted was the classical guitar, which is strung with three gut and three metal-spun silk strings. Nylon or other plastic was later used in place of gut.

Among variant forms of the guitar are the 12-stringed, or double-course, guitar, and the Mexican jarana and the South American charango, both small five-course guitars. Lyre-shaped guitars were fashionable in 19th-century drawing rooms. Other forms of the guitar include the metal-strung guitar played with a plectrum in folk and popular music; the cello guitar, with a violin-type bridge and tailpiece; the Hawaiian, or steel, guitar, in which the strings are stopped by the pressure of a metal bar, producing a sweet, gliding tone; and the electric guitar, in which the tone depends not on body resonance but on electronic amplification.

Guitar music from the 16th to 18th century was notated either in tablature (showing the position of the fingers ...more
Answered by KARTIKAY SHARMA, 02 Mar '10 05:06 pm

 
  
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