The Guitar


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The Guitar

  1. 1. What’s a history of the guitars The main types of guitar The components of the guitar MERVE DUMAN 25640031078 THE GUITARS
  2. 2. WHAT’S THE GUITAR? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It is a musical instrument of the chordophone family. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It can define a long fretted neck, flat top, probably flat back, and with strikingly incurved sides </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. WHAT’S THE GUITAR? <ul><li>the greek word &quot;kithara&quot; and the Spanish word &quot;quitarra this similarity is an evidence that the guitar can be instrument’s ancestry. </li></ul>
  4. 4. WHAT’S THE GUITAR? <ul><li>The early guitar had often four strings </li></ul><ul><li>The standard guitar has six strings but four seven eight eight nine ten eleven twelve thirteen and and eighteen strings guitars are also available.  </li></ul>
  5. 5. ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC GUITAR <ul><li>The Spanish maker Antonio Torres gave new look the modern ‘’classical’’ guitar </li></ul><ul><li>This instrument is ideal for any melodic work but particularly suited to classical music. </li></ul>
  6. 6. ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC GUITAR <ul><li>There are several subcategories within </li></ul><ul><li>the acoustic guitar group: classical and flamenco guitars; steel-string guitars </li></ul><ul><li>‘’ folk’’ guitar:  twelve string guitars; and the arched-top guitar. </li></ul>
  7. 7. ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC GUITAR <ul><li>The electric guitar, developed for popular music in the 1930s, usually has a solid, nonresonant body. </li></ul><ul><li>The sound of its strings is both amplified and manipulated electronically by the performer. </li></ul>
  8. 8. ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC GUITAR <ul><li>American musician Les Paul developed prototypes for the solid-bodied electric guitar </li></ul><ul><li>He popularized the instrument beginning in the 1940s.  </li></ul><ul><li>The electric guitar is used extensively in jazz, blues and rock’n roll </li></ul>
  9. 9. A COMPONENTS OF THE GUITAR <ul><li>The body of the guitar is comprised of the Top, Back and Sides minus the neck </li></ul><ul><li>The Top of an acoustic guitar is the key component of its sound. </li></ul>
  10. 10. A COMPONENTS OF THE GUITAR <ul><li>The Sides of an acoustic guitar may be solid or laminated. The electric guitar is usually in reference to the angle of the cut or bevel. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  11. 11. A COMPONENTS OF THE GUITAR <ul><li>The Back of a guitar is often prized for the exotic wood employed in its construction </li></ul><ul><li>The neck of the guitar connects the headstock to the body. </li></ul>
  12. 12. A COMPONENTS OF THE GUITAR <ul><li>The truss rod is a steel bar inside of the neck that is anchored at each end. The Headstock is most often where </li></ul><ul><li>a company brands their guitar. </li></ul>
  13. 13. A COMPONENTS OF THE GUITAR <ul><li>Tuners are used to tighten and loosen the strings and are often located on the headstock </li></ul><ul><li>A fret is piece of wire that is hammered into the fretboard so that a specific note is played when a string is held against it. </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  14. 14. A COMPONENTS OF THE GUITAR <ul><li>The fretboard is glued to the top of the neck. A guitar fretboard usually has 21, 22 or 24 frets The Bridge is where the strings pass over at the tail of the guitar. </li></ul>
  15. 15. CONCLUSION <ul><li>Guitars are the primary instruments in  flamenco, jazz, blues, country, mariachi, rock music  and many forms of pop. </li></ul>