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Bandwagon Music Studios
THE GUITAR
Here we will learn about the guitar and its
different parts so you are familiar with these
names when we are talking about the guitar
during your lessons.
Remember that the guitar is a musical
instrument and most everything on the guitar is
described by how it sounds rather than by how
it is physically placed.
GUITAR SHAPE AND TYPES
All guitars are basically the same shape, with
the same parts.
This diagram shows the three main sections of
any guitar - the body, neck and head with some
of their individual parts.
Of course there are many shapes and sizes
that vary from this basic shape. Some guitars
don’t even have a head, though these are very
rare!
The two main types of guitars are the acoustic
and electric guitar.