This book contains a wealth of information about the guitar with photos on nearly every page. This is the revised & enlarged edition. Contents: Part 1 - the Guitar *The birth of the guitar: mythological & historical *A short story of the guitar & its friends in America *Acoustic guitars *Electric guitars *Other electrics *Pickups & sustain *Collector's gallery *How to choose the right electric or acoustic guitar *Six strings - the voice of your guitar *Systems & methods of tuning *String vibrations & harmonics *Parts & adjustments *General care *Minor repairs & refinishing Part 2 - amplifiers, speakers & cabinets, special effects & sound systems *Speakers & cabinets *Volume, mini-amps *Amplifier & speaker maintenance *Amplifier & speaker failure *Electronic special effects - guitar synthesizers *Sound systems Part 3 Appendixes *Appendix 1 - picks & capos *Appendix 2 - Sound levels & your hearing *Appendix 3 - chord charts & chord builder
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11006014579X