Tipbook Acoustic Guitar

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2001 - Music - 128 pages
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The Tipbook Series books are handy, accessible, thorough and convenient guides for players who want to get the most out of their instrument. They are written in collaboration with and proofread by musicians, teachers, technicians and other experts - for beginners, students and advanced players. Features include: lessons, teachers and practicing * all jargon explained * basic background information * price indications * the history and the family of the instrument * and more. The Acoustic Guitar book covers topics such as: selecting and play-testing guitars, buying strings, picks and other accessories, maintenance, tuning, and a guitar player's glossary. "A great gift, easy to read, convenient to carry, and priced right; Boiled down to the absolute basics; No more than one needs to know or remember, but enough to provide essential information. These guides really hit the mark for efficiency." (Vintage Guitar magazine)
 

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Contents

A GUITARIST?
1
A QUICK TOUR
5
LEARNING TO PLAY
15
BUYING A GUITAR
22
A GOOD GUITAR
26
ACOUSTICELECTRIC GUITARS
49
STRINGS
55
CLEANING AND CHANGING STRINGS
62
MAINTENANCE AND CLEANING
88
BACK IN TIME
94
THE FAMILY
97
HOW THEYRE MADE
105
BRANDS
108
GLOSSARY AND INDEX
112
TIPCODE LIST
121
WANT TO KNOW MORE?
122

TUNING
74
PICKS AND NAILS
84
ESSENTIAL DATA
125
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