Electric guitar or do you know what it is?
Today it is difficult to imagine any style of music without Electric guitar. The Electric guitar can be both an accompanying and solo instrument. Not only the beginners, but professional musicians often do not attach importance to the history and development of this amazing instrument. However, it is very interesting.
What is interesting in the Electric guitar? How it all began? Before buying an Electric guitar it is reasonably learn little more about it and about guitars in common. More at Musician.UA.
All the matter in a “frying pan”?
It is known that the first guitars – stringed and plucked instruments with a neck – appeared in ancient times. The guitar is part of the lute family. In ancient Greece and Rome has been popular cittern. In ancient Egypt and India were known similar instruments: nabla and nefer; zither in Egypt, wine and sitar in India. Today, one of those first guitars belongs to the museum of the Royal College of Music in London. It is the link between guitars of XVI and XVII centuries. The XIX century guitars should also be mentioned separately. However, the Electric guitar came much later.
The new "wave" in the history of the guitar is associated with the twentieth century. In the 1920s Lloyd Loher invented the world's first electromagnetic pickup. At that time he worked for Gibson. By this invention he unwittingly defined the fate of the brand and the course of music history.
A new kind of guitar appeared in the 1930s. This strange instrument was made of aluminum. Musicians call it "pan" and even a "tin can". Despite the strangeness of the concept, or because of it, this "musical pan" has been widely recognized.
After a few years in the market appeared an Electric guitars in already familiar for us design. Everyone knows about success of Leo Fender. A powerful push to the development of Electric guitar gave the popularization of rock music. A special contribution to the progress made Jimi Hendrix.
However, do not think that Electric guitar was created exclusively for the rock. For the first time it was used in jazz, later - in blues music. And then new type of guitar came in the pop-music and even academic music. In parallel Electric guitars found application in a certain songs of the folk and country music.
In the early 1970s, with the emergence of the extreme forms of rock music, Electric guitar "brutalized". The changes affected not only its design, but also the sound. It has become popular to play in down tune. This led to creation of the 7- and 8-string Electric guitars. These models of guitars are still very popular among the metalheads. Various models of Electric guitars are available at MUSICIAN.UA.
How much is the Electric guitar in Ukraine?
Nowadays everyone can buy an Electric guitar. The market offers a wide variety of brands and models in various price ranges. Thanks to this everyone have a possibility to choose an instrument that he need.
In a such wide assortment easily to become puzzled. Especially if you don't have rich experience of playing guitar. In Musician store you will be able to choose exactly what you need. Our professional consultants will help you. Our branches are located in different cities of Ukraine. If there is no our branch in your city or you do not have time to visit it - welcome to Musician.UA, please. Here you will get a professional advice and can make your order right from your home. Musician.UA offers a wide range of products. Now, thanks to the Musician store, it is easy to buy an Electric guitar. Delivery is carried out all around the territory of Ukraine.
Playing music becomes more accessible, because everyone can buy an Electric guitar. Acquire creative freedom, Musician will help you!