Category: Acoustic Guitar

What is the Difference Between Acoustic Guitar and Electric Guitar

Choosing the right guitar for you can be quite an ordeal. You want it to look cool hanging from around your neck, but you also want it to be comfortable and unique. You see the many different types on television and that makes it even more difficult to decide.

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The first decision that you have to make is between an electric guitar and an acoustic guitar. Knowing a few things about both might help you to make an informed decision.

The difference between an acoustic and an electric guitar is simply amplification. An electric one needs an amplifier, but they are much easier to play. The electric guitar will cost more because you will have to purchase a good amp, and they both cost quite a bit of money.Continue reading What is the Difference Between Acoustic Guitar and Electric Guitar

Should You Teach Yourself to Play on a Steel String or Classical Guitar?

So what is it better to start off learning guitar on – a steel string acoustic guitar or a classical nylon string guitar?

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While there is no definitive answer to this question, I’ll let you in my own disastrous experiment in the world of classical nylon string guitars.

Hopefully then you will be able to make your own decision.

The first guitar I got was a nylon string acoustic.Continue reading Should You Teach Yourself to Play on a Steel String or Classical Guitar?

Learn To Play The Acoustic Guitar

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Depending on the kind of music you like to play would determine as to what kind of guitar you would choose to purchase from the many different varieties that are available on the market today. It is essential, however, that the guitar that you select feels comfortable to you.

If you are a person of a small build, then you will require a guitar that fits your build, whilst if you are a person with very long arms, then a small guitar simply would not be suitable.

The weight of the guitar that you select is another important factor. This is because, if you will be playing the guitar a great deal, then you will not wish to feel weighed down by an instrument which is far too heavy for your strength.

When you decided to become a guitar player you thought guitar practice would be fun, right? But you have discovered that the process of learning to play guitar involves climbing a mountain or two.
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If you have persisted in your efforts to learn guitar you might have just decided to grit your teeth and knuckle down to solid hard work. Hours of it. Hours on end. The reward is in the future. Well, the work is necessary but if there is no fun then much of the work is wasted. Continue reading Learn To Play The Acoustic Guitar