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published by the Smithsonian Institution
edited by Monica Smith
This Smithsonian online exhibit explores the history and development of the electric guitar. It includes information about the instrument designers and the musicians who influenced the creation of new guitars and innovations in their sound. Examples of about 40 different guitars are included, with descriptions of each. There is also information on how different types of acoustic and electric guitars operate, with the sounds of each available for listening. Finally, addition information, references, and links are included.
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= Stringed Instruments
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- Lower Undergraduate
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 1996 Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History
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Record Creator: Metadata instance created May 18, 2012 by Bruce Mason
Record Updated: May 20, 2012 by Ed Lee
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July 21, 2007
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AIP Format
, edited by M. Smith (Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, 1996), WWW Document, (http://invention.smithsonian.org/centerpieces/electricguitar/index.htm).
AJP/PRST-PER
The Invention of the Electric Guitar, , edited by M. Smith (Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, 1996), <http://invention.smithsonian.org/centerpieces/electricguitar/index.htm>.
APA Format
Smith, M. (Ed.). (2007, July 21). The Invention of the Electric Guitar. Retrieved September 22, 2014, from Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History: http://invention.smithsonian.org/centerpieces/electricguitar/index.htm
Chicago Format
Smith, Monica, ed. The Invention of the Electric Guitar. Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, July 21, 2007. http://invention.smithsonian.org/centerpieces/electricguitar/index.htm (accessed 22 September 2014).
MLA Format
Smith, Monica, ed. The Invention of the Electric Guitar. Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, 1996. 21 July 2007. 22 Sep. 2014 <http://invention.smithsonian.org/centerpieces/electricguitar/index.htm>.
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@misc{ Title = {The Invention of the Electric Guitar}, Publisher = {Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {22 September 2014}, Month = {July 21, 2007}, Year = {1996} }
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