From Boom Boxes to Beatles, Baez, and Boccherini—The Electric Guitar at the Crossroads
The electric guitar, being capable of musical merit, is undergoing a trend away from loudness alone to consideration of timbre. Analysis of guitar music suggests the unusual potentialities of the instrument. The development has historical analogies to that of acoustic instruments.
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