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AcousticMusic.org - Large Shop Guitar Builders

Large Shop Guitar Builders

The following information is intended to paint a broad overview of each of the listed builders.

AcousticMusic.org - Small Shop Guitar Builders & Luthiers

Small Shop Guitar Builders & Luthiers

The following information is intended to paint a broad overview of each of the listed builders.

AcousticMusic.org - Catalogs

Catalogs

This library of old catalogs is intended for historical research: vintage instrument identification and dating.

AcousticMusic.org - Museum of Significant Instruments

Museum of Significant Instruments

These instruments are not for sale – They are here for historic interest and as aids for identification.

AcousticMusic.org - Musical Styles & Venues in America

Musical Styles & Venues in America

The use of musical instruments follows public tastes in musical styles. In order to understand the role of the guitar the following is a work-in-progress of short histories of recent American musical styles and musical venues.

AcousticMusic.org - Timeline of Musical Styles & Guitar History

Timeline of Musical Styles & Guitar History

To understand the stringed instruments of any age, it helps to know something of the historical context that led to their development: both the musical precedents and the historical events that had an impact at the time.

AcousticMusic.org - Recording & Listening Technologies

Recording & Listening Technologies

Our ability to hear new songs and musical works has been directly linked to the inventions and advancements in the recording industry.

AcousticMusic.org - Articles Related to Guitars

Articles Related to Guitars

Also see the AcousticMusic.org blog pages for news and information relating to issues that affect musicians, the music industry and guitar collectors.

AcousticMusic.org - List of Academy Awards for Songs

List of Academy Awards for Songs

The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given annually to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.