List of guitar-related topics

A list of guitar-related topics

Guitar hardware and makers

Guitar types and varieties

"This category refers to the instruments, not the style of playing"

tandard guitar variations

*Acoustic guitar
*Archtop guitar
*Classical guitar
*Electric guitar
*Flat top guitar
*Fretless guitar
*Parlor guitar
*Resonator Guitar
*Semi-acoustic guitar
*Twelve string guitar

Pitch-based variations

*Baritone guitar
* Bass guitars
**Acoustic bass guitar
**Bass guitar
*Tenor guitar

teel guitars

*Lap steel guitar (aka Hawaiian guitar)
*Pedal steel guitar

Extra strings

*Seven string guitar The Russian Guitar and Electric guitar
*Eight string guitar

Misc

*Harp guitar
*Glock-Guitar
*Portuguese guitar
*Prepared guitar
*Warr Guitars

Common electric guitar models

Guitar makers

*Luthier (Guitar maker)
*Bailey, John
*B.C. Rich Guitars
*Bourgeois Guitars
*Caparison Guitars
*Carlos (Guitar)
*Carvin A&I
*Collings Guitars
*Cort Guitars
*Dean Guitars
*Dillion Guitars
*DiPinto
*Epiphone Guitars
*ESP Guitars
*Estaban
*Egmond Guitars (Holland)
*Fender Musical Instruments Corporation
*Fernandes Guitars
*Flipper's Guitar
*Gibson Guitar Corporation
*Godin Guitars
*Greg Bennett Guitars
*Guitar Center
*Heritage Guitars
*Hagstrom
*Ibanez
*Kramer Guitars
*Kilometer
*Jackson Guitars
*John Bailey
*JR Beck Guitar Company
*James Tyler Guitars
*Maton Guitars
*Martin Guitars
*MusicMan
*Novax Guitars
*Ovation Guitar Company
*Peavey guitars
*Pensa Custom Guitars
*PRS Guitars
*Reede Guitars
*Rickenbacker Guitars
*Schecter Guitars
*Shine Guitars
*Stagg Guitars
*Takamine Guitars
*Taylor Guitars
*Valley Arts Guitar
*Warwick (bass guitar)
*Washburn guitars
*Yamaha (manufacturer)
*Zeidler Guitars(Zeidler, John R. 1958-2002 master luthier, Philadelphia PA)
*Zon guitars

Guitar-like instruments

*Tar (lute) Four-stringed Persian instrument
*Balalaika Russian guitar
*Cavaquinho small Luso-Brazilian guitar
*Cigar Box Guitar
*Chapman Stick
*Shamisen Three-stringed Japanese guitar
*Ukulele
*Lute (and Lutenist)
*Guitarlele

Parts

*Headstock (or Head)
*Nut (instrumental)
*Machine heads (or Tuning keys)
*Frets
*Fretboard
*Truss rod
*Inlay (guitar)
*Neck (music)
* Neck joint: see Set-in neck, Bolt-on neck and Neck-thru
*Pickup (music) (Electric - Single coil (including P-90), Humbucker) (Acoustic - Piezoelectric)
*Bridge (instrument)
*Pickguard
* Body: The solid body of an electric and the sounding box of an acoustic
*Sounding board (Acoustic)
*Strings (music)

Guitar use

Guitar music

*Concerto Suite for Electric Guitar and Orchestra
*Classical guitar music
*Instrumental guitar
*Tablature notation ("Tab")

Guitar tunings

See Guitar tuning

Guitar playing styles

The difference between guitar playing styles and guitar techniques (below) is that a style is a collection of techniques

* Downstrokes picking
* Classical guitar techniques
* Flamenco
*Guitar solo
*Guitar Moves
* Jazz guitar
* Lead guitar
* Multiple guitar players
* Rhythm guitar
* Shred guitar
* Slack-key guitar
* Slide guitar

Guitar technique

"Main Category: "

* Dampening
* Guitar chord
** Barre chord
** Five fret stretch
* String skipping

Bridge (Right) hand techniques

See also the following from List of musical terminology: sul porticello (plucking/strumming near the bridge), sul tasto (plucking/strumming above the fingerboard)

* Hybrid picking
* Palm mute (known as "pizzicato" in Classical guitar terminology)

trumming techniques

* Rasgueado
* Strum

ingle picking (ie. plectrum picking)

* Alternate picking
* Crosspicking
* Downpicking
* Economy picking
* Flatpicking
* Pick slide
* Pick tapping
* Sweep-picking

Multiple picking (ie. finger picking)

* Apoyando: rest stroke
* Chicken picking
* Fingerstyle guitar (including Travis picking)
* Fingerpicking
* Pattern picking
* Picados
* Tirando: free stroke

Percussive techniques

* Golpe: finger tapping (flamenco)
* Tambour: string striking
* Slapping: A variety of techniques

Head (Left) hand techniques

* Double stop
* Finger vibrato (includes string-bending, and bending behind the nut)
* Left-hand muting
* Slide guitar
** Lap slide guitar

Legato techniques

*Hammer-on
*Legato technique (includes rolls and trills)
*Pull-off
*Tapping

Harmonic techniques

* Artificial Harmonics
* Pinch harmonic
* Tap harmonic

Guitar parts and accessories

Misc

*Capo
*Guitar pick
*Neck-thru-body
*Slide
*Tremolo arm
*Guitar Humidifiers
*Electronic tuner
*Cable (Electric, some Acoustics)

Guitar amplifiers

*Distortion (guitar)
*Guitar amplifier
*Power attenuator (guitar)
*Preamplifier
*Stack: A guitar amplification setup consisting of one or more speaker cabinets and a "head" (amplifier), rather than a self-contained unit.

Guitar effects

*Compression (electric guitar)
*Chorus effect
*Delay (audio effect)
*Fuzz (electric guitar)
*Flange (electric guitar)
*Phaser (electric guitar)
*Reverb (Reverberation)
*Sustain
**Infinite guitar
*Ebow
*Guitar Floor Processor
*Overdrive/distortion terms
**Brown sound
**Crunch
**Gain
**Distortion (guitar)
**Overdrive (music)
*Clean/Dirty
*Wah-wah pedal

Guitar software

*Amplitube (guitar software)
*Guitar Rig (guitar software)
*Guitar Pro
*G7 (guitar software)
*Guitar Tracks 3 Pro (guitar software)
*GCH (Multimedia Guitar Course)
*Power Tab
*RiffWorks Guitar recording and online collaboration software. Free version.
*Games
**"Guitar Freaks" An arcade game featuring playing guitars
**"Guitar Hero" Like "Guitar Freaks", except for home use
**"Frets on Fire" A cross-platform "Guitar Hero" clone licensed under GNU GPL.
** [http://www.sonomawireworks.com/ RiffWorks - Guitar Recording Software, Online Collaboration, and Podcasting]
**"Rockband" A muilti-platform game for Playstation 2, 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo Wii which includes a guitar element similar to that of Guitar Hero/Freaks along with a Karaoke-like vocal element and a drum element.

Guitar community

*Golden Guitar Attraction in Australia

Guitar magazines, web-sites and other media

*Guitar Player
*Guitar World
*Total Guitar
*Ultimate-Guitar
*Young Guitar Magazine
*Guitarist
*TrueFire

Guitar festivals

*Crossroads Guitar Festival
*Darwin International Guitar Festival

ignificant guitarists

*Guitarist
*List of guitarists
*List of jazz guitarists
*Notable classical guitarists

Guitar methodologies

*Guitar Craft

Slang and other terms

*Axe - A Guitar
*Fret buzz
*Guitar battle or guitar duel
*Guitar face
*Guitar hero
*Guitar legend
*Jam (music) - Playing with other people


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