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There is a problem with your assumption that there is a well known/accepted path - if you read other posts here about starting guitar you will see there are many ways to do it. Some focus on chords first Some on melody lines Yet others work on rhythm first Some place theory first, some as an avenue for experienced players or not necessary at all All ...


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The absolute best and fastest way to learn is to work with a teacher. A good teacher should be able to listen to the songs you want to play, and lead you in the right direction. Obviously cost can be a barrier. As a motivated adult learner, you can reduce costs by having less frequent lessons - maybe half an hour every 2-4 weeks, once you know enough to ...


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Getting in the same room with someone who's doing what you're interested in learning is definitely ideal. From my understanding "finger-style" guitar with steel string would be more along the lines of folk, or maybe jazz guitar as opposed to flamenco, which would more likely be done with nylon strings. There are so many levels to it, starting with the ...


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I was given a guitar kit as a gift, and because I don't have tools and a workbench, it has stayed that way for almost a year. Give a gift of an instrument, not a project. Nice guitars are nice, but we live in the age of CNCs and the like, where a cheap guitar is no longer a monstrosity, like my first metal bridge, zero fret Harmony. There are guitars within ...


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The term "Too much damage" really depends on why you want the guitar. Most of my guitars are damaged and one has been through so much that the wood has worn thin in spots. But that one guitar is my favorite and sounds the best. So for your husband who, I'm assuming, wants to play as a hobby, It might not matter as much, about damage. That being said, ...


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"The owner has repaired the damage" does not sound reassuring. Make an appointment with a luthier and ask to lend the guitar out for testing. Basically there are several questions to ask: How likely is the guitar to degrade without additional repairs? Over which time span? This is important because it determines what you need to invest now in order not ...


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I question the price that the owner stated, that is at least a red flag. The price at TangleWood is listed in the link at about 800 pounds (roughly $1250). It could still be a nice guitar, but if you find one lie then there is a greater chance of more. http://www.tanglewoodguitars.co.uk/products/acoustic/sundance/heritage/TW15H.html


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So you know major chords? The next step are minor chords. Once you have both major and minor, you will need to experiment with additions - 7ths, major 7ths, 4ths, 9ths, 12ths and so on. You can use a tool like this to experiment with different chords. A good thing to do, is to go through a tool like this, and try them out for yourself, see what the ...


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I agree with Tim, although playing around with the resonance can definitely be fun! Vocal resonance is the result of the shaping of the throat and mouth, something known as the first and second formant tunings (but I wouldn't worry about the terms just yet). In order to find great resonance you must be able to freely adjust the vowel sounds created by your ...


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Acoustic guitars have approximately the same range as male vocals. So the notes that it 'heard' were within the sound range it was produced to amplify and project.Had it been an acoustic bass, for example, the resonance would have been less. Bathrooms have a similar property, but usually have a particular frequency that gets amplified. On the guitar, there ...



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