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Invention of the American Guitar

Invention of the American Guitar

The Pre-Civil War Innovations of C. F. Martin and His Contemporaries

Invention of the American Guitar( )
Editor: Szego, Peter
Shaw, Robert
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Hal Leonard Corporation
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $50.00
Book Description:

(Guitar Reference). Inventing the American Guitar is the first book to describe the early history of American guitar design in detail. It tells the story of how a European instrument was transformed into one with all of the design and construction features that define the iconic American flat-top guitar. This transformation happened within a mere 20 years, a remarkably brief period. The person who dominates this history is C. F. Martin Sr., America's first major guitar maker and the...
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Detailed Subjects: Music / Printed Music / Guitar & Fretted Instruments
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.75 x 11.25 x 1.07 Inches
Book Weight:4.181 Pounds

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