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First Choice? Classical Nylon String Acoustic Guitar of course: The Classical Nylon String Guitar is styled on the origins of the guitar, and is still (all things considered eg. players technique etc.) the best sounding guitar available. The steel string can be good, but ultimately it cannot beat the Nylon String for sound quality and [...]

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Now here’s a website to check out that is quite unique indeed, and a great place to download a whole range of reference material: both current and out of print. I don’t know how they do it but they do; and I’m glad they do. The beauty of this site is that once you find [...]

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‘Fingerstyle’ Guitar is the technique of playing the guitar by plucking the strings directly with the fingertips, fingernails, or picks attached to fingers, as opposed to ‘Flatpicking’ (picking individual notes with a single plectrum called a ‘flatpick’) or strumming all the strings of the instrument in chords. The term is often used synonymously with ‘Fingerpicking’. [...]

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Being a musician first and a guitarist second is the answer to an inspired musical life. If you only focus on the guitar, its repertoire and technique, then your musical life is going to be limited, and if you limit yourself, then you can expect times of little or no inspiration. Those ‘dry times’ can [...]

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