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What's the difference between rectified nylon strings and regular nylon strings?

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How can I measure, or otherwise quantify, the accuracy of intonation of my classical guitar, in order to compare it with other classical guitars?

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What's the reasoning behind discouraging the use of the pinky finger by some schools of finger-style guitar?

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On instruments that use frets, where's the best spot to press a string on, in order to minimize hand fatigue and potential for injuries?

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How does the action (distance between fret and string) of a guitar affect the tone / sound / timbre?

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Is it safe to use water to clean (rosewood, ebony, maple) fretboards?

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Are hard tension strings (around 85 lbs total tension) generally safe for classical guitars without truss rod?

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In which ways does plucking a string at different locations affect/change the sound?

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1 answer
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What's the difference between bronze-wound and silver-wound bass strings?

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9 answers
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Exactly what does "diatonic" mean?

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Regularly applying oil to a guitar's fingerboard: how necessary is it?

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What happens if I use a classical guitar capo on an acoustic or electric guitar, or an acoustic and electric guitar capo on a classical guitar?

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1 answer
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Why do flamenco guitar players use different tensions (gauges) for the bass and treble strings, "colored" treble strings, and a "special" 3rd string?

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Is there a way to safely polish guitar strings, without affecting intonation too much?

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What's an "add" chord?

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Is there a way to know what is the tension range a specific classical guitar is designed for?

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What is a rest stroke?

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What is an altered chord?

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1 answer
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Which are the differences between the typical nylon strings, and the newer fluorocarbon (or "carbon") strings?

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1 answer
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Spruce vs cedar as the material of the soundboard (top, tonewoods) of the classical guitar; how do they affect the tone and sound?

2 votes
1 answer
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As a beginner, what should I look for when buying my first synthesizer?

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What's the difference between arpeggio and broken chord?

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What is a bebop enclosure?

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988 views

What to look for when buying an arranger keyboard / keyboard workstation?

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3 answers
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Diatonic substitution and upper-structure triads for minor chords

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What fingerings are used for the minor and major blues scales?

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Which other chords are considered equivalent or function like a V7?

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What is tritone substitution?

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What things to look for when buying my first ukulele?

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Harmony and roman numeral analysis: how to deal with chromaticism?