The Luthier's Handbook

A Guide to Building Great Tone in Acoustic Stringed Instruments

Author: Roger H. Siminoff

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9780634014680

Category: Music

Page: 92

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(Book). An essential item for the instrument builder, The Luthier's Handbook explores the secrets and science behind making good-sounding acoustic stringed instruments. Renowned author Roger H. Siminoff brings to the table more than four decades of luthiery experience and shares the time-tested philosophies, tips and technology of the craft. As the ideal complement to other books on building instruments, this text describes the structural and acoustical attributes of air chambers; what to listen for when tap-tuning; selecting a good piece of wood; placement of the braces and tone bars and how to tune them; how to select the right strings; what to consider in bridge design concepts; and much more. Includes a free String Gauge Calculator for determining the right set of strings.

Left-brain Lutherie

Using Physics and Engineering Concepts for Building Guitar Family Instruments : an Introductory Guide to Their Practical Application

Author: David C. Hurd

Publisher: Bold Strummer Limited

ISBN: 9780976088301

Category: Music

Page: 169

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This book gives the builder of guitar family instruments much greater understanding and control over the instrument building process. Predictive models and spreadsheets for many of the building steps allow the user to make intelligent choices for instrument materials and dimensions without sacrificing esthetics.

Acoustic Guitar Owner's Manual

Author: String Letter Publishing,Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9781890490218

Category: Music

Page: 111

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(String Letter Publishing). Acoustic guitarists can now better understand their instruments, preserve and protect their value, and get the sounds they really want, thanks to this new book from the experts at Acoustic Guitar magazine. This indispensable guide begins by acquainting players with their instruments and laying to rest some pervasive guitar myths, then proceeds through various aspects of basic care, setup, common repairs, and pickup installation. Whether it's cleaning and polishing a beloved guitar, protecting it from theft or changes in humidity, selecting a case, or performing diagnostics, readers will become more savvy acoustic guitar owners and repair-shop customers and can forego dubious advice from well-meaning friends and anonymous "experts" on the Web. Includes a primer and glossary of terms.

Gitarre für Dummies

Author: Mark Phillips,Jon Chappell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527709991

Category:

Page: 376

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Von Akkord bis Zupftechnik Alles, was Sie Über das Gitarrespielen wissen mÜssen Wer wÜnschte sich nicht schon einmal, als Gitarrist auf der BÜhne zu stehen oder an einem idyllischen Lager - feuer mit seinem Gitarrenspiel zu glÄnzen? Die leidenschaftlichen Gitarristen Mark Philipps und Jon Chappell zeigen Ihnen den Weg: Hier lernen Sie schnell, Akkorde und Melodien zu spielen, selbst wenn Sie noch keine einzige Note lesen kÖnnen! Sie erfahren, wie man die Gitarre richtig hÄlt und den eigenen Sound verbessert. DarÜber hinaus lernen Sie alles Wichtige Über die Gitarre von Kauf, Pflege und Stimmen des Instruments bis hin zuden verschiedenen Stilrichtungen.

Lutherie woods and steel string guitars

a guide to tonewoods : with a compilation of repair and construction techniques

Author: Tim Olsen,Cyndy Burton

Publisher: Guild of Amer Luthiers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 151

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A collection of articles on woods for stringed instrument construction, and on the construction and repair of steel string guitars. Wood section includes intro to taxonomy, top 40 lutherie woods, resawing, and a bibliography of wood ID books. Steel string guitar section articles on D'Aquisto's archtop guitar design, Gallagher, Turner, and Klein guitars, inlay, side bending, binding, linings, bridge gluing, bracing, and more. Appendices include philosophy, reviews of 80 lutherie books, sources, lutherie schools and more.

Books in Print

Author: R.R. Bowker Company

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

American Lutherie

The Quarterly Journal of the Guild of American Luthiers

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Lute

Page: N.A

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Violine für Dummies

Author: Katharine Rapoport

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9783527704682

Category:

Page: 386

View: 7163

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Die Violine zählt zu den populärsten Musikinstrumenten. Es ist aber auch das am schwierigsten zu erlernende. Mit "Violine für Dummies" lernen Sie alles Wichtige, um bald kleine Melodien spielen zu können: von der richtigen Haltung der Violine und des Bogens über die Grundlagen von Harmonielehre und Notenlesen bis zum Spielen von kleineren Stücken. Dem Buch liegt eine CD mit Übungen und Stücken zum Nachspielen sowie Videoanleitungen bei.

PTM.

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Music trade

Page: N.A

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