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Encyclopedia > Acoustic guitar

Acoustic guitar can refer to the following musical instruments:

"Acoustic Guitar" is also a song by The Magnetic Fields from their 1999 album 69 Love Songs The guitar player (c. ... The Romantic guitar is the guitar of the Romantic period of classical music (c. ... A classical guitar, also called a Spanish guitar, is a musical instrument from the guitar family. ... A flamenco guitar is a type of guitar, built for the purpose of playing flamenco music. ... A steel string acoustic guitar is a modern form of guitar descended from the classical guitar, but strung with steel strings for a brighter, louder sound. ... The twelve string guitar is an acoustic or electric guitar with twelve strings, which produces a richer, more ringing tone than a standard six string guitar. ... A modern tricone resonator guitar, with electric pickup A resonator guitar or resophonic guitar is an acoustic guitar whose sound is produced by one or more metal resonators rather than by a wooden guitar belly. ... A modern Gibson Dobro Dobro is a trade name now owned by Gibson Guitar Corporation and used for a particular design of resonator guitar. ... Epiphone Emperor, an archtop design. ... The guitar battente (chitarra battente) is an important string instrument in Italian popular music. ... The acoustic bass guitar (also called ABG or acoustic bass) is an acoustic string instrument based on the configuration of the electric bass pioneered by Leo Fenders electric Fender Precision Bass. ... The Russian guitar, a seven-string acoustic guitar tuned to the Open G tuning, arrived in the beginning of the 19th century in Russia, most probably as a development of the kobza and the baroque lute. ... The Harp Guitar is a musical instrument combining features found in the Guitar and the Harp External Links Information on the harp guitar on Gregg Miners subscriber-supported Harpguitars. ... The guitjo or banjitar is a six-string banjo with the neck of a guitar. ... The lute is a plucked string instrument with a fretted neck and a deep round back. ... 69 Love Songs is a three-volume concept album by The Magnetic Fields. ...

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Acoustic guitar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (777 words)
An acoustic guitar is a modern form of guitar descended from the Classical guitar, but generally strung with steel strings for a brighter, louder sound.
The acoustic guitar is often played with one or more plectra, or guitar picks, small plates of hard plastic or other material used to strike and strum the strings.
One variation on the standard acoustic guitar is the 12 string guitar, which sports an additional doubling string for each of the traditional six strings.
Acoustic Guitar (1234 words)
The strings of a six-string guitar are tuned to E, A, D, G, B, E, a fourth apart except for the major third interval between B and G. Frets are placed by the fret rule "one-eighteenth the remaining length of the string".
Frets on guitars are placed by the fret rule "one-eighteenth the remaining length of the string".
If the frets of the guitar are set for equal temperament), then the 5th fret is 5 semitones or an equal tempered musical fourth.
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