Essays Tagged: "Electric guitar"

The Life and times of Kurt Cobain

In time his drum collection turned into a whole drum set. After a while heis father Bought a Cheap electric guitar for kurt from his friend who played in a local band. He also aranged for kurt to tak ...

(2 pages) 94 2 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Guitar Pickups By, Ernesto Sanchez A complete guide to the anatomy history invention and impact f guitar pickups.Includes Bibliography.

Guitar PickupsThe electric guitar is part of the reason why pop music is what it is today. The electric guitar would b ... energy: a device that transforms one type of energy into another, for example, a microphone, a photoelectric cell, or an automobile horn". Actually it is an electromechanical transducer, which convert ... is an electromechanical transducer, which converts the tones produced by the string vibration into electrical impulses. The frequency of the electrical impulses is identical to the frequency of the v ...

(4 pages) 100 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Les Paul The Inventor Of The Century.

Lester William Polfus (Les Paul) invented multi-track recording in 1929, after he invented the electric solid body guitar in the late 1928, this allowed musicians to join separate lines of music ...

(1 pages) 56 1 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Essay using Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan to explain electric cooperatives. Won an award and me a trip to D.C.

o open the Newport Folk Festival. However, a foreign instrument was in Mr. Dylan's hands; it was an electric guitar. Dylan began strumming the tune to "Like a Rolling Stone," but his once so faithful ... something to ya."Dylan sat next to the man, somewhat bewildered and curious. "You see," said Jimi, "electricity ain't been around most folks for more than thirty some odd years. Folk music is what the ...

(4 pages) 75 1 4.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This is an essay that relates the song "Enter Sandman" by Metallica to Enkindu's dream from the Epic of "Gilgamesh".

ce you to those who " sit in darkness; with dust in their food and clay in their meat." The ringing electric guitar brings you face to face with Ereshkigal, the Queen of the Underworld. The long strok ... a heart the bass drums continue to roar until Enkidu sees the tablet in Ereshkigals hand. Then the electric guitar kicks in again and Enkidu awakes furiously. "He is like a man drained of blood who w ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Process Essay on Setting Up A Guitar

64" and Bass Side - 7/64".To adjust the string height on different guitars there's many ways. On an electric guitar with a tune-o-matic bridge, or on an archtop guitar with a height-adjustable bridge, ... intonation. After you adjust the intonation there is nothing left to do but play your guitar. On an electric guitar with a tune-o-matic bridge, the length of each individual string is adjustable. If t ...

(5 pages) 47 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Descriptive Essay

se, obvious that I can only be talking about one thing. What I happen to be talking about is my ESP electric guitar.The way everything fits together on this guitar is amazing. Everything from the hand ... there is a tiny microchip that cleans up the sound of the guitar as it comes in. Contrary to normal electric guitar pickups, these amplify the sound and the overall tone of the guitar. Without these l ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The History Of The Electric Guitar

The History of the Electric Guitar Before there was the electric guitar, obviously there was the acoustic guitar, a lat ... 't change a whole lot"¦until the early 20th century.The earliest known commercially produced electric guitar was made by the Slingerland instrument company, but it saw little success due to ske ... success due to skeptic traditionalists. Legendary guitarist Les Paul soon began experimenting with electric designs, none of which had any immediate success. It wasn't until the late 1940's that the ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Biography Of Wim Den Herder

definitely wanted to play that instrument. That instrument turned after long searching out to be an electric guitar. His parents are music fanatics but only knew classical music and instruments, so th ... is beautiful sound! Wim got first an acoustic guitar when he was 7. A year later he finally got his electric guitar! Playing the blues, he discovered the pentatonic scale and improvised, before he lea ...

(1 pages) 648 0 1.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To Sting Or Not To Sting?

Choosing a string gauge for your guitar to accommodates your needs can be very difficult. In Guitar World Acoustic magazine, Larry Sa ... to help you decide on what you want out of your strings. Sandberg mentions, "The desire to make you guitar easier to play is a lousy reason to change string gauge." I agree, there are many factors to ... ctors to think about besides the "feel" your new set will provide. When installing new strings to a guitar, you should focus on all the factors that come into place before deciding on the right gauge. ...

(3 pages) 474 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Basic Information About Guitar

certain number of guitars would have been made at that time.What are all parts of both acoustic and electric guitars?There are a ton of parts to both the electric and acoustic guitars. Some of the bas ... here is a large hole. Attached to the soundboard there is a bridge which anchors the strings. On an electric guitar there is a body, on the body there is a bridge, pickups, strings, strap holders, tre ...

(3 pages) 13 1 4.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


h of his younger child hood years living with his grandmother in Canada. He received his very first electric guitar when he was 12 this pretty much shaped the rest of his life. He developed his intere ... ht festivalwith a renewal vigour, reminiscent of his earlier days, just after he had opened his own Electric Ladyland Studios.? He then left the Isle Of Wight for a tour of Europe. Something had serio ...

(5 pages) 34 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


Proposal:        The project, traces the evolution of the electric guitar from the perspectives of both, engineers and inventors who brought it into being. We ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The History of Guitars

der. In the 1920's, louder guitars were wanted because of the presence of big band music. The first electric guitars began to appear during the 1930's and were mostly either hollow body guitars conver ... d fingerboard..."The guitar is often considered the most characteristic instrument of our time. The Electric guitar was invented in the 1930's. Rickenbacker was the first guitar company to use an elec ...

(4 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Music and Culture

The feeling of love mixed with the guitar and the head banging from the sound of the drums, and the electric guitar. There Is no doubt that music, being that we are Americans is who we are.Today's' ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays


THE PROCESS OF MAKING AN ELECTRIC UKULELEBy Gwendal CavelierThe Ukulele is a small four-stringed guitar popularized in Hawaii ... in the next generation rock bands? That is yet to see…Here are the steps to manufacture the electric ukulele.1) Building the headshock.The headschok, which is a triangular piece of wood , is f ... be large enough (about ten milimeters) to house the four string guides which can be bought from an electric guitar retailer. Fixing these guides (and the associated keys) into the device constitutes ...

(4 pages) 1715 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Is Junger's film 'Ten Things I hate About You' an unsuccessful transformation of Shakespeare's play 'The Taming of The Shrew'?

. Patrick has to give up smoking, pretend that he enjoys the same music as Kat and also buys her an electric guitar at the very end of the film. There is almost no reference whatsoever to the main ide ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

This is a music review of Arjona's song if the north were the south.

uch as irony and analogies; Arjona also adds a type of hardcore rock and an interesting use of the electric guitar.There are many literally elements that this song has, but the main element is the ... e rock rhythm, which is use to make an impression in his listener. In this song, Arjona utilizes an electric guitar, and a trumpet, with the drums on the back. The rhythm started slow tempo, but stron ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Jimi Hendrix

Allen Hendrix may have been the most influential and skilled guitarist ever. He revolutionized the electric guitar, being the first to reach its full potential. “All Along the Watchtower,” ...

(3 pages) 703 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers