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Guitar History

A Brief History of the Guitar

QuestionAnswer
Who brought the fretless oud to Spain? The Moors
What type of reptile was used to make a bowl harp? Turtle
How many strings does a "doter" have? Two
What word came from the word "chartar"? Guitar
Who were the driving force in the evolution of the guitar? Italians
What century did the modern guitar begin to take shape? 19th
What is another name for a triangular framed instrument formed by a soundbox, a pillar, and a curved neck? The strings are plucked with the fingers. Harp
Queen Shub-Ad lived in this city of Mesopotamia. Ur
What type of strings became widely available in around the year 1900? Steel
What is the "forefather" of the guitar? Lute
Created by: MusicMama317
 

 



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