electric guitars for beginners
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This site, Electric Guitar Hakase, introduces the details of each part and the sounds of each kind of electric guitar for electric guitar beginners and those who want to learn how to play the electric guitar.
Then, let's learn about Electric guitars with FUN!!
What's the Electric guitar? kinds of Electric guitars
Electric guitars are stringed instruments that are equipped with the pickup devices which convert vibrations of metal strings into electric audio signals. Electric guitars are normally plugged into guitar amplifiers to output them through cables.
As acoustic guitars had existed before 19th century, the first electric guitar called "the Flying Pan" was invented in 1931 by Rickenbacker. But it was the kind of instrument called steel guitar, it was different from electric guitars hung from shoulders with guitar straps which we know well.
Electric guitars can be classified into the following 3 types depending on its body structures.
Full hollow-body Guitars
Full hollow-body guitars have large and deep bodies like acoustic guitars.
It is said that, in 1936, Gibson manufactured the first popular type of electric guitar, called ES-150.
Both full hollow-body guitars and semi acoustic guitars are made from glued-together sheets of wood. On the other hand, the solid-body guitars are made from a block of wood.
The History of The Blooming of Electric Guitars
In 1948, Fender company released the model "Broadcaster", which was the first-ever mass produced electric guitar.
Electric Guitar for beginners
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In the next page, it gives you an explanation of parts of electric guitar. It also introduces the sounds, details and functions, so please read once.