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Musical Instrument Physics Research Assignment

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This was a research assignment where a chosen musical instrument was analysed from a physics perspective to understand how it produces sound. In this assignment, an acoustic guitar was used. Grade: A

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Musical Instrument Physics Research Assignment
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Music Sound Rhythm section Acoustics String instruments Guitars Musical tuning Harmonic Overtone String Acoustic guitar Timbre
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Music Sound Rhythm section Acoustics String instruments Guitars Musical tuning Harmonic Overtone String Acoustic guitar Timbre
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The instrument under investigation is the acoustic guitar, it is classified under the category of a stringed instrument as the music is produced by plucking or strumming the strings. The reasoning behind choosing this instrument is because I have a genuine interest in the physics behind the music produced by it, but want to investigate the evolution of the body, strings and materials of the guitar and how they have been refined over many years to produce the most astatically and harmonically pleasing modern instrument. History of the acoustic guitar. The first recorded guitar-like instrument is thought to have come from Persia (Iran) in 500 BC, it was named the Tanbur and had 4 strings. It is thought that the Greeks used a stringed instrument resembling a guitar in 1300 BC, that was traced across Mediterranean trade routes. By 1400 BC the Roman...
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