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The Evolution Of The Electric Guitar

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les_paul-guitarReferences to the guitar more or less modern form dates from the 14th Century. In his childhood he had four courses of double strings and a round body like a pumpkin or squash. His mother would not recognize it today!

Around the sixteenth century, the guitar was a popular musical instrument among the middle and lower classes of Europe, and grew in popularity began to undergo change in form. Instrument manufacturers have begun to make each instrument strings instead of classes and experimented with the form until the 19th Century, the body of the guitar was broad and flattened. In the twentieth century, replaced the wooden wheels, which were adjusted tension of the strings by mechanical metal. Now we have the form, behind the modern electric guitar.

The first electric guitars made in the 1930s in response to a demand by guitarists in bands whose rhythmic style could be heard over other instruments. The main problem with this e-guitar was the feedback from the amplifier to the vibration of the guitar body. This challenge started the evolutionary process of the solid body electric guitar.

Early electric guitar sound had holes in the body, which is smaller than the sound of the guitar were conventional wells. In 1924 Lloyd Loar, an engineer with the factory Gibson, using a magnetic guitar string vibrations into electrical signals change, which could be enhanced through a speaker. Now could not have guitar sound holes, but could be harnessed to clearly heard by an amplifier. Amateur guitar players could get their hands on electric guitars through the efforts of Paul Barth, George Beauchamp and Adolph Rickenbacker, the Electro String Company was founded in 1931. guitar your guitar and Steel were similar within the guitarist playing with a slide.

The modern electric guitars glued several thin layers of wood. The top layer is often a more attractive wood gives the guitar a pleasant appearance, and the other layers made of wood, which gives a good sound as poplar or ash. The use of plates, giving the instrument with a sturdy body and sound quality that would be impossible for a piece of wood. The original guitar was solid, but becomes a piece of wood. The 1941 Les Paul turned a railway sleeper in an enhanced tool string. Called “The Register”. When production began his instrument, he stayed with the traditional shape of a guitar given to those matters for which the market a familiar picture. Invention Les Paul, like the Gibson Les Paul is available on the market is still very popular.

The 1940s, the Fender Broadcaster electric guitar came into the world. Virtually no one noticed until Arthur Smith used a broadcaster recorded “Guitar Boogie” in 1949. After renaming the Telecaster, entered the market in 1950. Another model of Fender, Stratocaster guitar with obvious attention gefangen sound and light weight. Remains the most popular guitars in the world.

Ibanez, Jackson, Paul Reed Smith, ESP and Yamaha have mixed solid electric guitars with original designs, distinctive shapes and new materials with modern technology to produce effective and versatile electric guitars made. Today’s electric guitars sound futuristic music ranges from quasi-acoustic sounds.
In the 1960s, imported cans Effects Fuzz, delay, echo and wah-wah sound to the arsenal of sounds available to the modern guitarist. Away from the guitarist of the foot pedal turns the effects on or off. Now guitars include software lets the guitars with other types of guitars and other musical instruments reproduce the sound of sound. These developments, as the last guitar was set-up, perhaps the old joke about a guitar player “phoning in” Solo reality!



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