10 Best Classical guitar of 2019

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Classical Guitar Guide

The emergence of Classical guitar

Classical guitars are versatile and nowadays indispensable as an application for concerts or music lessons. Both guitars and other musical instruments were used 5000 years ago. On Egyptian drawings even women can be seen with instruments that are very similar to the guitars. While the pioneer of Classical guitar The Spanish Vihuela from the Renaissance is nowadays among others the mandolin, the banjoand many other stringed instruments to the family of Classical guitar , The term guitar comes from the Greek word „Kithara“. In Greece there was a similar instrument back then. This was taken over by the Roman Empire and further developed. Music historians to episode, were arrowand arcthe source of inspiration of Classical guitar , If an arrow is shot down from the bow, it creates a sound. This sound has probably inspired people, with the aim of not only connecting this sound with a resonator, but also to produce targeted sounds. The real origin of the Classical guitar could not find out until today, but was localized in Asia.

Characteristics of a classical guitar

1. headstock:
As a rule, concert guitars are made with a pierced headstock. There are very few models with a closed one.
2nd fingerboard:
Concert guitars are on the fingerboard so-called orientation aids, such. B. inlays rarely found. But they have incorporated point deposits on the upper neck edge. Advantageous, especially for beginners, is the width of concert guitars. This is usually wider than on Western guitars. This gives you more room to touch.
3rd neck:
Since no steel strings are used in a concert guitars, this also has no incorporated rod for adjusting the neck curvature. In addition, her neck is thicker and stronger. Thus, correspondingly lower tensile forces prevail in the concert guitar.
4th attitude:
To play a classical guitar, you should sit in a chair and put your left leg on a footstool. Put the classical guitar on your thigh. In order to be able to play standing with the classical guitar, it must be retrofitted accordingly.
5. Practice Practice:
In the concert guitar, the fingerboard is wide, which is optimal under a straight for beginners. On the other hand, with the gripping hand a greater distance must be overcome, which requires a different hand position than with acoustic guitars. For this, the thumb of the left hand behind the neck must be kept, so as to expand the reach of the gripping hand enormously.
6. sound:
If you strike the string of a concert guitar with your fingertips, you will hear a warm and round tone. An additional unwinding of the strings ensures a brilliant sound. An important role in the sound of the concert guitar plays the nature of the wood.
7. Materials:
Especially with classical guitar, the choice of wood is particularly important. In almost all concert guitars, the wood grain is still clearly visible and a typical design feature. The surface is mostly waxed or oiled with these guitars and only a few have a paint job. The following types of wood are used for the concert guitar:
– maple
– Birch
– Cocobolo
– Ebony
– Oak
– Spruce
– cedar
– Cypress
– Koa
– mahogany
– Rosewood
– Lacewood
– Nato, a mahogany subspecies

Conclusion

Especially for beginners, the purchase of a classical guitar, due to the soft nylon strings and the broad fingerboard, optimal. It is important to pay attention to the material and the processing during the purchase and to avoid the cheap products. They hinder the development of musicality.

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