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Electric Guitar
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The "Frying Pan", 1932.

Modified Hornbostel-Sachs Classification

511.3

Hornbostel-Sachs Classification

513

Schaeffner Classification

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Knight System Classification

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Knight Revision Classification

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Developed

1931 (George Beauchamp)

Range

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Notable Musicians

Jimi Hendrix
Duane Allman
B. B. King
Eric Clapton
Chuck Berry
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Ry Cooder
Jimmy Page
Keith Richards
Kirk Hammett

Notable Manufacturers

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Notable Works

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An electric guitar is a guitar which uses a pickup to convert the vibrations of its strings into electrical impulses. There are several types of electric guitars, namely solid body, chambered body, semi-acoustic, full hollowbody, and electric acoustic, among others.

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