(Fretted). The term qsteel guitarq can refer to instruments with multiple tunings, 6 to 14 strings, and even multiple fretboards. To add even more confusion, the term qHawaiian guitarq refers to an instrument played flat on the lap with a steel bar outside of Hawaii, but in Hawaii, it is the early term for the slack key guitar. Lorene Ruymar clears up the confusion in her new book that takes a look at Hawaiian music; the origin of the steel guitar and its spread throughout the world; Hawaiian playing styles, techniques and tunings; and more. Includes hundreds of photos, a foreword by Jerry Byrd, and a bibliography and suggested reading list.If they are not major, such as C#m (C sharp minor) the aquot;minoraquot; is indicated. ... or E.C.A.E.C.G. To play any of the above 6 string tunings on an 8-string guitar, the two extra strings added must contain octave duplications of any of the original 6anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Hawaiian Steel Guitar and Its Great Hawaiian Musicians|
|Publisher||:||Centerstream Publications - 1996|