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Who made the acoustic guitar?
« on: 17/04/2008 13:21:12 »
Since we figured out who made the electric guitar, who made the acoutstic?/


 

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Who made the acoustic guitar?
« Reply #1 on: 18/05/2008 19:28:53 »
Anybodyy?
 

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« Reply #2 on: 19/05/2008 16:17:10 »
Banjo type instruments were first. So it would of been who actually called the idea of a acoustica guitar their own lol
 

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« Reply #3 on: 19/05/2008 19:23:41 »
I guess the answer is the person who made the first electric guitar.
Before that there were only guitars; afterwards you had to specify that they were acoustic.
 

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Who made the acoustic guitar?
« Reply #4 on: 20/05/2008 01:06:28 »
No, I posted one thread asking who made the electric guitar and now I posted one asking who made the acoustic guitar. I'm lost now
 

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« Reply #5 on: 20/05/2008 11:10:37 »
No, I posted one thread asking who made the electric guitar and now I posted one asking who made the acoustic guitar. I'm lost now

Sim I have just found a link to one of your earlier threads about
electric guitars. I can't tell the difference.
http://www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/index.php?topic=12445.0
 

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« Reply #6 on: 20/05/2008 13:48:07 »
I doubt anybody knows who first invented a 6-string guitar-like instrument.  The Tanbur - a three stringed instrument very similar to a modern guitar, is known to be about 5000 years old.

In short, I doubt you'll get an answer to this one. Sorry!
 

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« Reply #7 on: 20/05/2008 14:01:17 »
Ryan,

C'mere...I'll tell ewe a secret...shhhhhhhhh !!..this is just between ewe and me ok ?.....don't share it with this nefarious bunch of miscreants.................. I invented the guitar !


As a sheepy I am of course able to time travel ....so there I was ten thousand years ago bored out of my skull in New Zealand (the locals had not discovered the joys a sheep could give back then in those days)............To fill my boredom with joy what I did was pull some of my very own wool into strands and attach across the length of an empty container of coke cans that I found !...............I just started to strum out loud......the natives were well impressed........then I remembered I had an appointment with my friend Ghee (who always says  'thank you ' and specializes in coating road surfaces and makes Indian clarified liquid butter !).......I was running late ....so I jumped into my time machine left my instrument and was shouting Ghee Tar !..Ghee Tar !...

......clearly the natives thought I was leaving them a present and that I was also telling them what it was called..

This is true !!...(it's our secret ok ?)


...

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Who made the acoustic guitar?
« Reply #8 on: 20/05/2008 14:28:15 »
Alright neil ha
 

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« Reply #9 on: 20/05/2008 14:49:44 »
Alright neil ha

Don't sweat it chum...... I don't understand half of what I write either !! ;)
 

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« Reply #10 on: 25/05/2008 17:24:51 »
Aren't stringed musical instruments a development of the bow from "bow & arrow" ?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berimbau 
 

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« Reply #11 on: 02/06/2008 06:49:14 »
Ryan,

C'mere...I'll tell ewe a secret...shhhhhhhhh !!..this is just between ewe and me ok ?.....don't share it with this nefarious bunch of miscreants.................. I invented the guitar !


As a sheepy I am of course able to time travel ....so there I was ten thousand years ago bored out of my skull in New Zealand (the locals had not discovered the joys a sheep could give back then in those days)............To fill my boredom with joy what I did was pull some of my very own wool into strands and attach across the length of an empty container of coke cans that I found !...............I just started to strum out loud......the natives were well impressed........then I remembered I had an appointment with my friend Ghee (who always says  'thank you ' and specializes in coating road surfaces and makes Indian clarified liquid butter !).......I was running late ....so I jumped into my time machine left my instrument and was shouting Ghee Tar !..Ghee Tar !...

......clearly the natives thought I was leaving them a present and that I was also telling them what it was called..

This is true !!...(it's our secret ok ?)


...



LMAO now I know where the jokes from funny.co.uk originaly come from
 

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« Reply #12 on: 14/07/2008 09:54:01 »
Banjo type instruments were first. So it would of been who actually called the idea of a acoustica guitar their own lol

I would have thought lutes & lyres pre-date banjos by some considerable time. They had lutes in Sumeria 4500 years ago. As RD satated, stringed instruments were most likely derived from the bow & arrow. It makes sense, therefore, that the very earliest consisted of twine stretched in a frame of some kind.
 

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