What is Guitar
Guitar is said to be the most popular and demanding instrument due to its versatile nature and personality. It is so because it can be used to play numerous music styles such as classical, pop, jazz, rock, blues, country, folk and even Indian Classical (Ragas on Guitar). It can also be used to play both rhythms and leads i.e. accompaniment and solo.This is what makes guitar as the most common instrument in demand and priority.
Guitar has passed through many stages of development and progress. It is more than many centuries passed when we reached today’s Guitar. The name ‘Guitar’ first appeared in Spain around 15th century and even before that people used to play string instruments somewhat like guitar. Guitar developed when there appeared a need to hold and produce a better instrument full of style and capacity. being associated with electronics it is yet to cross many dimensions of growth and styles. Basically it’s a stringed instrument played with the fingers of plectrum (pick). The music is produced by vibration of strings. One can play both leads and rhythms on guitar i.e. either one can be the lead player or an accompaniment player or both. It opens two dimensions of study in guitar.
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