The Illustrated EncyclopediaBook - 2003
The acoustic guitar has been around for centuries and has survived amps, electric guitars, synthesizers--and even Pete Townshend of The Who. Discover everything you ever wanted to know about acoustic guitars in Acoustic Guitar: The Illustrated Encyclopedia--the definitive A-Z guide to your favorite six-string instrument, from Alvarez to Zemaitis.-Updated for 2009, this is the biggest and most complete guide ever written for the modern guitarist--filled with everything you need to know about acoustic guitars.-Go back in time to learn how the world's favorite instrument evolved. Learn all about celebrated guitar makers such as Andres Segovia, Orville Gibson, and Les Paul.-Guitar picks! Meet some of the greatest axe players of all time and their signature guitars--Elvis Presley and Eric Clapton with their Martins, The Beatles and Johnny Cash with their Gibsons, and Mark Knopfler with his National.-Improve your style as you study ten essential modern genres, including rock, pop, blues, country, jazz and others.-Learn everything you need to take care of your instrument, including how to string, tune, and set up your guitar.-Researched and written by some of the world's leading guitar heroes, this book features 320 full-color pages, more than 1,200 photographs, cool memorabilia, original ads and more.
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Advantage Publishers Group, c2003
Branch Call Number: 787.8703 Hun 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 320 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.)
Alternative Title: Acoustic guitar, the illustrated encyclopedia