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Electric guitar

LC control 86008003
LC classificationML1015.G9 History
MT599.E4 Instruction
Topical headingElectric guitar
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Guitar, Electric
Electric acoustic guitar
Electro-acoustic guitar
Electroacoustic guitar
See alsoElectronic musical instruments
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Found inWork cat.: Hiscock, M. Make your own electric guitar, c1986.
New Grove dict. of mus. inst. (Electric guitar)
Ingram, A. The Gibson 175, c2007: p. 7 (electro-acoustic guitar)
Wikipedia, Nov. 7, 2008 (An electric acoustic guitar is by design an acoustic guitar fitted with pickups, a microphone, or transducers. In Electric-Acoustic Classical Guitars, the transducers and microphones are always used because conventional pickups are not capable of picking up vibrations of materials other than metal ... Usually, electric acoustic guitars are fitted with piezoelectric pickups, and hence require a preamplifier incorporated into the guitar body to amplify the signal before it travels to the main guitar amplifier. These preamps may also come with tone controls of varying types, but usually equalizers with up to six frequency bands are used. They are also referred to it as a "plug-in acoustic guitar", due to their ability to simply "plug in" to a speaker system without the need for microphones)
Wright, D. Electro acoustic guitar - what's the difference?, via WWW, Nov. 7, 2008 ("While you can use this instrument as an acoustic guitar for a more low-key effect, you can also take advantage of its electric capabilities to really grab someone's attention ... the electro acoustic guitar ... frequently looks like an acoustic, but it has what is called a 'pick up' that allows the musician to plug his instrument into an amplifier. The musician can thus achieve the best of both worlds: he marries the soothing tones of the acoustic with the effects and volume possibilities of the electric.")
LC database, Nov. 24, 1986 (Electric guitar)