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The History of Guitar By Zach Lipari Introduction to Word Processing Section 2 Xavier HS New York January 12 2000 Four hundred years ago the guitar was invented Since then guitar has been a great innovative instrument It serves as the heart of a song or sound From Jazz and Blues to Heavy Metal and punk music guitar has been perhaps the biggest factor in modern music Between acoustic guitar and electric guitar there is a lot of history When guitar was first invented it looked nothing like the guitars that we know The first guitars were lutes Lutes evolved into vihuelas and later became the guitar in the fifteenth century The first guitar was called the four-coarse guitar It was called the four-course guitar because it only had four strings It also had a strange tuning rather than the usual D-G-B-E tuning it was tuned to C-F-A-D which is a tone lower Later in the sixteenth century the five course guitar Although the five-course is basically a four-course with an extra string that string low E becomes very important in todays style of playing Also it had frets frets are the lines on the guitar that make the different notes It was believed to be invented in Spain Early music sheets were written in tablature similar to today Later in the eighteenth century the five-course guitar evolved in to the most popular model the six-string guitar Eventhough its not certain were exactly the six-string originated from it is said to originate from France Italy or Germany The first classical six-strings were considered to be very beautiful The new guitar design led to different ways the guitar could be played The new guitars gave birth to the Floating arm technique which allowed the guitarists right arm to pivot from the elbow but
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