Profound alterations to instruments that take place over short periods of time are fascinating, and the changes undergone by the guitar during the late eighteenth century make for an intriguing transition in the instrument's history. The guitar that existed before 1750 is most commonly referred to as the 'Baroque guitar' and is vastly different from the guitar of today. It was considerably smaller than the guitars that followed, pitched higher, and used primarily for accompaniment through chord strumming.
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- Partial requirement for: D.M.A., Arizona State University, 2012Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-148)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Music (Solo performance)