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Amplified : a design history of the electric guitar

Author: Paul Atkinson
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2021. ©2021
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
An in-depth look at the invention and development of the electric guitar, this book explores how the electric guitar's design has changed and what its design over the years has meant for its sound. A heavily illustrated history with amps turned up to eleven, Amplified celebrates this beloved instrument and reveals how it has evolved through the experiments of amateur makers and part-time tinkerers. Digging deep into  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
(OCoLC)1233302547
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Atkinson
ISBN: 9781789142730 1789142733
OCLC Number: 1306463983
Description: 1 online resource (272 pages ): illustrations (chiefly colour.
Contents: Guitar glossary --
Introduction --
The Holy Trinity --
Expansion --
Diversity --
Technology --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Paul Atkinson.

Abstract:

An in-depth look at the invention and development of the electric guitar, this book explores how the electric guitar's design has changed and what its design over the years has meant for its sound. A heavily illustrated history with amps turned up to eleven, Amplified celebrates this beloved instrument and reveals how it has evolved through the experiments of amateur makers and part-time tinkerers. Digging deep into archives and featuring new interviews with makers and players, it will find admirers in all shredders, luthiers, and fans of electric sound.

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