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Synopsis:

For every electric guitarist, a book that goes right to the source of the sound The pick-up may be a humble piece of technology, yet without it there would be no electric guitars. In The Guitar Pick-Ups Handbook, guitarist and author Dave Hunter explores the history of the transducer that captures mechanical vibrations, from its beginnings in the early 20th-century through to the present day. He explains why different designs affect the sound of classic electric guitars, and provides complementary aural demonstrations on a specially recorded accompanying CD.

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ISBN:
9780879309312
Author:
Hunter, Dave
Publisher:
Backbeat Books
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Guitar
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Strings
Subject:
Electric guitar
Subject:
Guitar -- Electronic equipment.
Subject:
MUSIC / Reference
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
11.06x8.34x.64 in. 2.09 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , For every electric guitarist, a book that goes right to the source of the sound The pick-up may be a humble piece of technology, yet without it there would be no electric guitars. In The Guitar Pick-Ups Handbook, guitarist and author Dave Hunter explores the history of the transducer that captures mechanical vibrations, from its beginnings in the early 20th-century through to the present day. He explains why different designs affect the sound of classic electric guitars, and provides complementary aural demonstrations on a specially recorded accompanying CD.
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