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Acoustic Guitar: The Illustrated Encyclopedia

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The acoustic guitar has been around for centuries and has survived amps, electric guitars, synthesizers—and even Pete Townshend of The Who. Discover everything you ever wanted to know about acoustic guitars in Acoustic Guitar: The Illustrated Encyclopedia—the definitive A-Z guide to your favorite six-string instrument, from Alvarez to Zemaitis. This is the biggest and most complete guide ever written for the modern guitarist—filled with everything you need to know about acoustic guitars. Go back in time to learn how the worlds favorite instrument evolved. Learn all about celebrated guitar makers such as Andres Segovia, Orville Gibson, and Les Paul. Meet some of the greatest axe players of all time and their signature guitars—Elvis Presley and Eric Clapton with their Martins, The Beatles and Johnny Cash with their Gibsons, and Mark Knopfler with his National. Improve your style as you study ten essential modern genres, including rock, pop, blues, country, jazz. Learn everything you need to take care of your instrument, including how to string, tune, and set up your guitar. Researched and written by some of the worlds leading guitar heroes, this book features 320 full-color pages, more than 1,200 photographs, cool memorabilia, original ads, and more.

About the Author

Dave Hunter was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, and now makes his home in England, where he is a professional journalist and musician. He is the former editor of The Guitar Magazine. For the past 3 years he has been a recent research contributor and commentator for several television and radio programs on the guitar.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592239658
Subtitle:
The Illustrated Encyclopedia
Author:
Bacon, Tony
With:
Carter, Walter
Author:
Hunter, Dave
Publisher:
Thunder Bay Press
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Guitar
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Guitar
Subject:
Guitarists
Subject:
Music-Books on Guitar
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20090505
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 38.5 oz

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