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    Faster than Fast

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    The Faster than Fast My hero is my guitar teacher Rocco Calipari because he is a great guitar player who helps me with any troubles on my guitar. He has many things that he has accomplished, along with being the best guitar teacher ever. Have you ever met one of the fast pickers in California? My hero is named Rocco. He is in the band the “Head Honchos”, they play a lot of blues/rock/rhythm. He has a dad whose is the singer in his band. Rocco is head guitar and plays all of the riffs, but his

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    instruments open up the creativity while producing a beautiful melody. The guitar is an insturment that speaks another language because it communicates to people without saying a single word through rythme. For instance, a lot of cultures use guitars to show happiness in their story telling. The guitar made history for Blues and Rock in Roll because without the guitar a lot of music scenes would not exist. Culturally the guitar is seen as a positive symoble it allows people to express their feelings

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    California High

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    California High Nora and I are living together, in St. Louis. Each morning, we walk to work, her to St. Louis University, me to Providence School in the inner city. She tires of me always talking about my doctoral dissertation, History of Land Travel. (a little about land travel) and I, of her former lover, Erin Satie, her affair of a couple of years ago, on Venice Beach. Although I knew her when she was still in the convent, when I was getting my Masters, we were only friends, friends without

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    lyrics take precedence, at times the band stops playing which creates dramatical pauses for the instruments and signifies the lyrics of that section more. The instruments used for this song is of a standard rock band; lead vocalist, electric guitar, bass guitar and drum kit. The genre for this song is determined by the steady and yet simplistic instruments used in this version. An interesting note is that the chorus is in the genre of rock but the verses combine the genres tango and reggae. This could

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    instance in which our electric guitar player, Ethan, and I disagreed on how to incorporate the electric guitar into a song. He argued that the song needed a stronger sound and that he felt the song was empty without it. I told him that I understood his thoughts, but the electric guitar would get distracting and overwhelm the listener. He explained that he felt that he was getting cut out of the song, but I reassured him that his part was significant. The electric guitar embellishes and creates a more

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    Acoustic Guitars: Everything You Want To Know If you or your child has found an interest in the acoustic guitar, you are not alone. Many people have simply fallen in love with this instrument and prefer it over the electric guitar. It is said that there is simply something more "real" about the sound being produced by nothing more that the strings, which is then project by the acoustics. However, just how does this work? It is true that the strings alone create the musical sound, but the problem

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    The acoustic guitar is the the most played instrument in the music world. Though, the guitar looks like a simple instrument to play there are a lot of physics regarding sound behind the creation of it, from the strings to the air inside, the anatomy, and the sound spectrum. Acoustic guitars are subtle and melodious but what makes it sound irresistibly good are the physics behind the instrument itself. Physics plays a huge part in acoustic guitars in many ways, including the structure of the guitar

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    Guitar has become one of the most adaptable and popular instruments; it can be used in most genres of music. Guitar has been around since the 15th century. An instrument in Spain called the vihuela is the first guitar but it only had four strings and were very small if we compared it to a modern day instrument it would closely resemble a ukelele. Since then the instrument has advanced. From Jazz, to rock 'n' roll, and country guitar has the biggest impact on how music is today. There is a lot of

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    How Guitars Make Sound

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    example, when a guitar string is plucked, the string starts vibrating violently creating a pressure wave which travels through the medium and to an ear were the sound is heard. The equation of a sound wave is speed= wavelength x frequency. A wavelength is the distance between crest of a wave. Frequency is the rate per second of a vibrating constituting wave. Figure 3- sound wave Physics of instrument The instrument which will be evaluated the physics behind is the guitar. The guitar is a stringed

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    brittney

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    Guitar strings have been around for quite some time now. The first set of strings were put on a guitar approximately around 1265. Without the strings a guitar would be shaped piece of wood. Strings are the key to making a guitar, a guitar. Guitars strings can be made out of different types of things. There are strings that are specifically made for an electric guitar, and strings made specifically for an acoustic guitar. According to How it’s Made-Guitar Strings, “Strings under tension vibrate at

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