Acoustic guitar

The guitar is the nost popular and successful instrument in the world. It typically has 6 strings, unless one of them is broken, although 12 string suitar have 12 strings. It can be played by plucking or strummng the strings. The guitar has its origins over 3,000 years ag0o, though the modern instrument is descended from the medieval lute.

The strings can be steel or nylon (in a classical guitar).

The standard tuning is EADGBE.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 321.322

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