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fingerboard

the long strip of hard wood on a violin, guitar, or related stringed instrument upon which the strings are stopped by the fingers
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Reading then becomes much easier once theory is mastered and learning theory on the fretboard using diagrams and patterns as illustrations, music theory is very accessible, immediately usable and fun.
They designed their own headstocks, used math to align their fretboards properly and installed all of the guitars' hardware, from the pickups to the tuner pegs.
At 6, inspired by the "deconstructionist rock & roll of Kurt Cobain," she picked up the guitar, taught herself a single chord ("I could only play E minor"), then tried to "prepare" the instrument by sticking pencils in the fretboard.
I no longer had to play around on the fretboard trying to invent chords.
In his signature song "Country Boy,'' Albert Lee's hands fly across the guitar's fretboard with alarming speed, bringing a whirlwind to the English musician's rendition of American country music.
The maple neck and rosewood fretboard enable fast rhythm and lead playing, while the sealed tuner gears and adjustable bridge keep your guitar in tune longer.
Troy Nelson's Fretboard Freedom (9781458420145, $24.
He was looking at McCartney's guitar which is on display at the club and was talking about the fretboard so he knows his guitars.
Over the next seven years he honed the lap-steel style and hacked his guitar to accommodate it, raising the strings from the fretboard.
The guitar features a highly figured two-piece black korina body and solid black korina neck; the neck has an ebony fretboard and an ebony headstock overlay.
10 years ago TEESSIDE tennis racquet strummers were whipping themselves into a fretboard frenzy when the UK Air Guitar Championships came to town.
around those soulful melodies and, most importantly, letting those fingers fly spontaneously and seemingly effortlessly all over the fretboard.