Musical Instrument - The Guitar
is a Guitar?
The guitar is
a hugely popular and widely played stringed musical instrument.
are different varieties of Guitars available including Soft, Folk &
Jazz etc. Guitars can be amplified to produce the sound of an electric
The most recognizable features of a guitar include
* a flat body
* a long neck
* usually 6 strings
* a fingerboard with frets on it
The guitar strings are plucked using the fingers or a plectrum, also
known as the guitar pick.
The plectrum or the guitar pick is usually
a small piece of plastic shaped as a soft triangle. The left hand presses
the strings on the fret board while the right hand fingers are used
to pluck the strings of the guitar.
of the strings creates sounds and is controlled by the left hand that
presses at the fret board.
of the left and right hand at play on the guitar leads to the creation
of different sounds which when clubbed together, produce melodies and
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