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Feb 26, 2014 ... BASS EXPO 2014: The early days of bass playing must have been a nightmare! Low resonance plus the need for audible volume meant huge instruments like the Mandobass (mandolin style) and the Regal Bassoguitar, which was a monster cross between an acoustic guitar and an upright bass.


Intially, the electric guitar was seen as little more than a curiosity in the U.S., a fad which would probably run its course and then go away. The early prototypes certantly ... It has been at the center of some of the most important movements in our history and continues to be a symbol for recklessness and unorthodox methods.


Guitar, semi-acoustic, 12 string, with case, 'Easybeats', wood/ metal/ plastic/ mother-of-pearl/ cardboard/ cloth, Maton Guitars Pty Ltd, Australia, 1964-1966 (-1 ) ... This is a semi-acoustic electric guitar in a style similar to the Gibson ES-335. .... 1 Bernie Howitt has written (Rock through history, Longman, 1994, p. 139):. 2 Cox ...


Feb 8, 2017 ... My first electric guitar! You might be taking your first steps towards owning an electric guitar. You might be an intermediate player looking for a bit more history and information before adding the electric to your acoustic repertoire. What you can be assured of is by the time you explore this article you'll have a ...


Mar 27, 2017 ... Following our look at the history of acoustic strings last issue, this time Huw price turns the spotlight on electric strings.


Feb 23, 2017 ... To start from the beginning: The guitar amplifier first went into large scale production in 1931. A small wooden box with a speaker, Electro String's seemingly innocuous 10-watt amp was sold as an accessory to the Frying Pan, the first mass-produced electric guitar. For the next 16 years, amps didn't exceed  ...


Mar 13, 2016 ... suggestions about this Essay and its companion video presentation; Jason Parfet for his excellent re- search assistance on the history of electric guitar pickup patents; Devlin Hartline and Matt Barblan for providing guitars and amps for the presentation at George Mason Law; and Rod Harrell, Matt Tully, and.


A Brief History of the 'Backwards Electric Guitar'. August, 2009. Background. As a kid nurtured on the Pop music of the 1960s who drifted into “serious” music in high school, I felt not entirely at ease trying to root my composition within the confines of the Western European canon. Hearing Alvin Lucier's I am sitting in a room1 ...


The acoustic (non-electric) guitar is an instrument with a very soft dynamic range relative to most other instruments, such as the organ, or wind instruments, and is not effective in leading large assemblies in worship. The electric guitar was invented in 1931, but the electric signal from the guitar required ...