• The History of Classical Guitar by admin August 1,2013 in History Comments: 0 Although the instruments that would eventually evolve to become the guitars we know today can trace their route back thousands of years, usually to central Asia, what we know as the classical guitar today wouldn’t be born until the European Renaissance period, originating out of Spain sometime in the late 16th century. Renaissance Period Guitars […] Read more
  • The History of Bass Guitars by admin July 29,2013 in History Comments: 0 Today, many recognize the bass guitar, usually called simply ‘the bass,’ as one of the leading musical instruments in the world, well known for inspiring various musicians and genres of music.  How did the bass guitar come to be the popular instrument it is today? Early Days of the Bass While we can trace the […] Read more
  • The History of Gibson Guitars by admin July 25,2013 in History Comments: 0 The Gibson Guitar Corporation was originally founded in 1902, with the aim to produce high quality mandolin family instruments.  Gibson built a global reputation over the next 30-years, becoming associated with quality musical instruments including acoustic guitars. Growing Gibson Gibson’s true prowess didn’t become known, however, until the mid-1930s, when they pioneered their first electronic […] Read more
  • The History of Electric Guitars by admin July 22,2013 in History Comments: 0 Today, the electric guitar is one of the most iconic symbols associated with the music industry.  If a young musician wants to learn guitar, increasing numbers of them are turning to an electric instrument, rather than taking the traditional, and once the only, route of learning to play an acoustic first. Development of Guitars While […] Read more
  • How to Tune an Acoustic Guitar by admin July 18,2013 in How-To Comments: 0 Whether you are a total novice or an experienced guitarist, having a properly tuned instrument is essential to both developing your skills and delivering a great sound for the pleasure of both yourself and any audience. How Long and When? When you’re first getting started with guitar, it might take you a few minutes to […] Read more

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