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									History Of The Electric Guitar

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Summary:
Electric Guitar

Electric guitar is a type of guitar that uses electronic pickups to
convert the vibration of its steel-cord strings into electrical current.
The signal may be electrically altered to achieve various tonal effects
prior to being fed into an amplifier, which produces the final sound
which can be either an electrical sound or an acoustic sound. Distortion,
equalization, or other pedals can change the sound that is emitted from
the amplifier.

The electric gu...


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Article Body:
Electric Guitar

Electric guitar is a type of guitar that uses electronic pickups to
convert the vibration of its steel-cord strings into electrical current.
The signal may be electrically altered to achieve various tonal effects
prior to being fed into an amplifier, which produces the final sound
which can be either an electrical sound or an acoustic sound. Distortion,
equalization, or other pedals can change the sound that is emitted from
the amplifier.

The electric guitar is used extensively in many popular styles of music,
including almost all genres of rock and roll, country music, pop music
and also in some classic music.

Custom electric guitars

Onyx Forge custom electric guitars based in California, USA is the one
stop for all the custom electric guitars. Their ideal custom guitar
includes 6, 7 and 12 string standards guitars. Also specializes in exotic
woods and custom switching for active, passive or piezo pickups.

Acoustic electric guitars

Some steel-string acoustic guitars are fitted with pickups purely as an
alternative to using a separate microphone. These are called electric
acoustic guitars, and are regarded as acoustic guitars rather than
electric guitars. These should not be confused with hollo body electric
guitars, which are more of electric guitars fitted with hollow sound
chambers.

History of the electric guitar

Adolph Rickenbacker invented the electric guitar.

Electric guitars were originally designed by an assortment of luthias,
electronics enthusiasts, and instrument manufacturers, in varying
combinations. In 1935, a Soviet scientist working separately from his
western colleagues was known to have produced an electric Russian guitar
called Kuznetsov electromagnetic guitar.

The first recording of an electric guitar was by jazz guitarist Beddie
Durham in 1937.

Electric guitar strings

Guitar strings are strung parallel to the neck, whose surface is covered
by the fingerboard. By depressing a string against the fingerboard, the
effective length of the string can be changed, which in turn changes the
frequency at which the string will vibrate when plucked. Guitarists
typically use one hand to pluck the strings and the other to depress the
strings against the fretboard. Traditionally, the dominant hand is
assigned the task of plucking or strumming the strings.

In electric guitars, transducers known as pickups convert string
vibration to an electronic signal, which in turn is amplified and fed to
speakers, which vibrate the air to produce the sound we hear.

Electric guitar cases

Case is where the guitar is kept to protect the guitar as well to carry
it from one place to another in order to protect it some of the cases
available for guitar can be listed as follows:

• The AME-30 is designed to fit Archtop guitars. Featuring the
revolutionary Ameritage Humidity Control System, which protects
instruments against climatic effects which cause swelling?

• Calton Electric Guitar Cases will accommodate most electric, acoustic
electric and electric hollow body guitars. Due to the shaped nature of a
Calton case, the instrument's horn length and headstock offset are
critical measurements that may be requested for your case to be made.

Electric bass guitar

The electric bass guitar is an electrically-amplified fingered string
instrument. The bass is similar in appearance to an electric guitar, but
with a larger body, a longer neck and scale length, and, usually, four
strings tuned an octave lower in pitch, in the bass range.
The bass is typically used to provide the low-pitched bassline and bass
runs in popular music and jazz. The electric bass is also used as a
soloing instrument in jazz, fusion, and latin.

								
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