Strings Sentence Examples

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  • Anisya, go and see if the strings of my guitar are all right.

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  • In this way the Italians lost their military vigour, and wars were waged by despots from their cabinets, who pulled the strings of puppet captains in their pay.

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  • She amused herself with the beads until dinner-time, bringing the strings to me now and then for my approval.

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  • He was amazingly good, his fingers plucking the strings with quick nimble strokes.

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  • There are strings attached to anyone raised from the dead-dead, but these are of no concern to a deity like they might be to a little human like you.

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  • The complainer entirely overlooks the fact that this is the kind of music in which such a phrase will certainly be heard again before we have time to forget it; and as a matter of fact the strings promptly repeat it fortissimo in a position which nothing can overpower.

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  • Magnificent examples are Mozart's trio for pianoforte, clarinet and viola, his quintet for pianoforte, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon (imitated by Beethoven), his quintet for clarinet and strings, Brahms's clarinet-quintet for the same combination, and his trio for pianoforte, violin and horn.

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  • But, when Pompey himself arrived at Damascus, Antipater, who pulled the strings and exploited the claims of Hyrcanus, realized that Rome and not the Arabs, who were cowed by the threats of Scaurus, was the ruler of the East.

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  • The eggs are large and yellow, and produced in two rosary-like strings, as if strung together by elastic filaments continuous with the gelatinous capsules.

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  • This covers the breast and shoulder; it has half sleeves, is very short, and is fastened at the back with strings.

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  • From that time the Abbasids began their machinations against the Omayyads in the name of the family of the Prophet, avoiding all that could cause suspicion to the Shiites, but holding the strings firmly in their own hands.

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  • The coins chiefly in use were (i) copper cash, which were strung in hundreds on strings of straw, and, as about 911 weight was equal to one shilling, were excessively cumbrous, but were nevertheless valued at their face value; (ii) nickel coins, which, being profitable to mint, were issued in enormous quantities, quickly depreciated, and were moreover extensively forged.

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  • In many of the Ecaudata, and in a few of the Caudata and Apoda, the eggs are laid in strings or bands which are twined round aquatic plants or carried by the parent; whilst in other Ecaudata they form large masses which either float on the surface of the water or sink to the bottom.

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  • In spite of his love of music, no pocket recorder filled Dean's head with voices, strings or horns through tiny toy earphones— he'd leave that to the bikers who pedaled unaware of the sounds of birds and springtime around them.

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  • It was conjectured that this number is normal, meaning that it contains all finite bit strings.

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  • Beware of waxed strings made of candlewick - unless you like your director to wax eloquent while shedding little light.

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  • Their second song, "Out in the Woods," is unbearably poignant with aching cello and strange, pained Eastern European strings.

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  • The value must be one of the strings in the table, or a unique abbreviation of one of the strings.

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  • We do this with the ampersand symbol (& ). The ampersand symbol (& ). The ampersand is used to join strings together.

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  • These lengths can be used to declare character arrays to store such strings.

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  • Glockenspiel, strings, reeds, world percussion and programming combine to create classy, intelligent, frail and melancholy pieces.

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  • Tom can not cleave with apron strings still attached... ... ... ... ... ... ... .

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  • Tweaking the EQ to enhance either bass or treble strings and adding either room ambiance or subtle echoes to each side of the track.

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  • You can enter a passphrase or manually enter the required hex strings.

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  • Dreamy sounds combining ethereal, cinematic cadences with charming pop sensibilities and strings.

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  • But, let's not let sporting excellence obscure the many other strings to the Hampton bow.

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  • Piano and strings add heft, but none of it comes off as overblown or pompous.

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  • Dimmler had finished the piece but still sat softly running his fingers over the strings, evidently uncertain whether to stop or to play something else.

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  • Cade shook his head and with a quick move, untied her apron strings.

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  • When they questioned Jake Weller about the source of the high-level endorsement, he hinted Lydia Larkin knew someone in the system who'd pulled strings.

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  • He became a staunch Conservative, and, apart from his embassy to the emperor in 1524-1543, was mainly occupied during the last years of Henry's reign in brandishing the "whip with six strings."

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  • When the sieve-tube has ceased to function and the protoplasm, slime strings, and callose have disappeared, the perforations through which the slime strings passed are left as relatively large holes, easily visible in some cases with low powers of the microscope, piercing the sieve.plate.

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  • On this account it is often exported in strings or " scrap " and, not usually in biscuits or balls.

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  • The latex, which exudes slowly and in many tortuous courses, some of it ultimately falling on the ground, is allowed to remain on the tree for several days, until it becomes dry and solid, when it is pulled off in strings, which are either rolled up into balls or put into bags in loose masses, in which form it enters commerce under the name of Ceara " scrap."

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  • By considering only the particles of air found in a right line, he reduced the problem of the propagation of sound to the solution of the same partial differential equations that include the motions of vibrating strings, and demonstrated the insufficiency of the methods employed by both his great contemporaries in dealing with the latter subject.

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  • If the tin is pure it splits into a mass of granular strings.

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  • He evaded the clause in the constitution prohibiting the election of a president for successive terms of office by invariably arranging for the nomination of some adherent of his own as chief of the executive, and then pulling the strings behind this figurehead.

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  • As a verb, the word means to stifle or check; hence damped vibrations or oscillations are those which have been reduced or stopped, instead of being allowed to die out naturally; the "dampers" of the piano are small pieces of feltcovered wood which fall upon the strings and stop their vibrations as the keys are allowed to rise; and the "damper" of a chimney or flue, by restricting the draught, lessens the rate of combustion.

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  • Let two such masses of matter be suspended by strings from the same point, and then let one mass be drawn aside, pendulum-wise,.

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  • The experiment is usually performed, in a more striking manner, with a bell-jar and a number of small light wooden balls suspended by silk strings to a fixed frame above the jar, so as to be just in contact with the widest part of the glass.

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  • It is evident that for exact diatonic scales for even a limited number of key-notes, key-board instruments would have to be provided with a great number of separate strings or pipes, and the corresponding keys would be required.

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  • Lastly, by using different strings, it may be shown that, with the same T and 1, (i/m).

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  • But we have to remember that with strings, pipes and instruments generally the fundamental tone is accompanied by overtones, called also " upper partials," and beating within the dissonance range may occur between these overtones.

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  • The triangle is here an irregular one, consisting of a narrow base to which one end of the string was fixed, while the second side, forming a slightly obtuse angle with the base, consisted of a wide and slightly curved sound-board pierced with holes through which the other end of the strings passed, being either knotted or wound round pegs.

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  • A small harp of this kind having 20 strings was discovered at Thebes in 1823.

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  • But rapidly it became obvious that the provinces united had become too important to be held in leading strings.

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  • There are extant similar orations by Ausonius, six or seven strings, one played by a Moor; both have the tailpiece in the form of a crescent.

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  • After the roots are formed, the strings are cut through, and the runners become independent plants.

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  • The eggs may be laid separately invested by a chitinous envelope, or as in Ischnochiton magdalenensis they may form strings containing nearly 200,000 eggs, or the ova may be retained in the pallial groove and undergo development there, as in Chiton polii and Hemiarthrum setulosum.

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  • Another method largely used is the shallow basket or bucket suspended to strings between two men, who thus bail up the water.

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  • These strands and belts were the only visible records of the Iroquois, but they required the trained interpreters who could draw from their strings and figures the acts and intentions locked up in their remembrance" (Major Rogers, Account of North America, London, 1765).

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  • Long strings of camels may still be seen from the train windows patiently treading their slow way over the Khojak pass to Kila Abdullah, whilst the train alongside them rapidly twists through the mountain tunnel into the Peshin valley.

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  • It was formerly fastened with strings, but now with the ghundi (the old form of button) and tukmah or loop. In southern India, Gujarat and in the United Provinces the arid is much the same as to length and fit as the English shirt; as the traveller goes northward from Delhi to the Afghan border he sees the kurta becoming longer and looser till he finds the Pathan wearing it almost to his ankles, with very full wide sleeves.

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  • It is slit at the sides, has perpendicularly cut side-pockets, and is fastened with strings just below the breast.

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  • It is generally white, and is fastened in front by strings.

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  • The problem of a rod suspended by strings attached to two points of it is virtually identical, the tensions of the strings taking the place of the reactions of the planes.

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  • The case of inextensible strings or chains is, however, so simple that it is generally included in expositions of pure statics.

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  • The most important applications of the theory of vibrations are to the case of continuous systems such as strings, bars, membranes, plates, columns of air, where the number of degrees of freedom is infinite.

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  • The stories that he told grew in their passage from mouth to mouth until the Spaniards believed that in the north were cities " very rich, having silversmiths, and that the women wore strings of gold beads and the men girdles of gold."

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  • The chalk and limestone plateaus are usually almost without inhabitants, and the villages of these districts occur grouped together in long strings, either in drift-floored valleys in the calcareous plateaus, or along the exposure of some favoured stratum at their base.

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  • The most important compositions of this period of Mackenzie's life were the Quartette in E flat for piano and strings, Op. 11, and an overture, Cervantes, which owed its first performance to the encouragement and help of von Billow.

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  • The head-dress is a small red cap, tambourineshaped, and strings of coins are coiled in the hair, or worn as necklaces and bracelets.

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  • All sorts of jingling sounds also are music to the ear, especially the clattering in time of strings of beans in their dry shells, and so these and other rattles are found attached to the drum, leg-bands and many of the utensils, implements and weapons.

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  • They have a fixed monetary system consisting of strings of cowries.

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  • When closed, the ten frames, together with the two outside ones (fitted with squares of glass for inspection), which represent the covers of the book, were tied together with a couple of stout strings.

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  • Buxtehude also composed more than 100 church cantatas, suites for keyboard, and sonatas for strings.

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  • When I first learned to make barre chords I had a rough time making all six strings sound clear.

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  • Mozart composed this divertimento, or sextet for strings and two horns, eight days after his pet starling dies.

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  • At present the strings that hold the pouches in place have used small eyelets bolted to the platform.

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  • Strings are considered false if and only if they are empty. null and undefined are considered false.

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  • Sometimes the Intermediate Strings work together with the Junior Strings on different sorts of string playing such as folk fiddle and Jazz.

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  • In very humid climates, periods of drought may turn rivers into strings of pools which are more conducive to vector breeding.

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  • Graham Kavanagh had started to become more influential, pulling the strings in the middle of Cardiff's midfield.

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  • All values in a trace are either hexadecimal integers or strings.

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  • The ringing strings sounded pleasantly intimate in that dark arena.

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  • The Japanese koto is a six foot hollow instrument, typically with 13 strings.

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  • Satar - a long-necked bowed lute with one melodic and eight to twelve sympathetic metal strings.

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  • This Chinese lute is like a Spanish guitar in some ways, with finger nails being used to pluck the strings.

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  • The crowd turned their heads like mere cats as Default used his musical strings to play with me, his full size marionette.

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  • Large fleshy leaves with a prominent midrib, tall woody stem, strings of green flowers turning to brown seedpods.

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  • Listen to Realaudio Clip for 28k modem / for 56k modem Solo violin or violin and strings.

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  • They provide a very powerful, but also rather obtuse, set of tools for finding particular words or combinations of characters in strings.

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  • Swirling strings perfectly orchestrated, rise above the funky backdrop to caress the senses, a great example of Barry's musical genius.

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  • Two strings of purple beads dangle down from the base of the brace to form a tail, ending in small peacocks ' feathers.

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  • Broken tuning pegs, warped neck, no strings, completely unplayable.

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  • Plenty of subsequent films in the horror genre ditched the usual slashing strings and went for tinkling piano sounds instead.

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  • As one delicately plucks the strings of her Celtic harp, the other performs a captivating show with her crystal balls.

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  • The orchestral prelude begins with hushed strings presenting the ' Judgment ' theme.

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  • At times the airy keyboards and artificial strings sound a bit retro (probably because Moby has done them to death ).

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  • The combination of Bom-Bane's sweet, slightly shrill soprano and Pynn's undulating strings gives each musical riddle an unearthly quality.

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  • Us is an almost traditional love song, with strings lapping at its pop melody.

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  • The dominions achieved a new stature and independence and would snip the final strings that kept them dependent on Britain.

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  • This makes it easy to embed literal strings that correspond to non-ASCII characters by simply typing the strings in place in the script.

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  • His little con job was to rip off the old man who held a tight hand on the purse strings.

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  • To write unicode strings to file, you have to specify the encoding you want to use and encode back into a byte-string.

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  • PropertyResourceBundle is an abstract subclass of ResourceBundle that manages resources for a locale using a set of static strings from a property file.

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  • Abstract The length of a longest common subsequence (LLCS) of two or more strings is a useful measure of their similarity.

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  • Performed with just strings and piano sounds throughout, this almost symphonic composition is the best track on the DVD for me.

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  • Its spawn is in long strings of jelly like eggs - from which little black tadpoles emerge.

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  • Some old guitars and jazz guitars have a metal tailpiece which the strings are attached to before going over the bridge.

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  • Packed into narrow boxes, about eight strings to a box they look very tempting.

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  • Extra light strings are easy to play and you can bend the notes easily but the guitar may sound tinny.

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  • Beside the house, a wooden trellis was hung with strings of onions.

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  • The inimitable Transylvanian style is evident as the violin strings produce trills and frequent half-step note variations in sound.

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  • It wasn't long strings of words, but rather the finest Belgian breakfast waffles.

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  • Behind the strings sit the woodwind, generally in two rows.

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  • With no more woodwind nor strings, the new Chorus plays sparsely produced pop songs, filling the sound out with keyboards and kazoos.

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  • The magical papyri teem with strings of senseless and barbaric words which probably answer to what certain of the Fathers called the language of demons.

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  • It is possible to conceive of any number of notes struck and sustained by the fingers as consisting of so many quasi-vocal parts; but when a series of single sounds is played and each sound continues to vibrate by means of a pedal which prevents the dampers from falling on the strings, then we are conscious that the sounds have been produced as from one part, and that they nevertheless combine to form a chord; and this is as remote from the spirit of polyphonic part-writing as modern English is from classical Greek.

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  • Furthermore, they are here severed from the principal lobes and connected with them by one or more rather thick strings of nerve-fibres.

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  • The phenomena of beats may be easily observed with two organpipes put slightly out of tune by placing the hand near the open end of one of them, with two musical strings on a resonant chest, or with two tuning-forks of the same pitch mounted on their resonance boxes, or held over a resonant cavity (such as a glass jar), one of the forks being put out of tune by loading one prong with a small lump of beeswax.

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  • To drive the air out of this skin by pressing on it, or even by walking on it, would be easy; to fill it again with air by pulling its sides apart with his fingers would be so irksome that he would soon learn to distend it by means of strings.

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  • For not dilly-dallying and not hanging to a woman's apron strings.

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  • Also, this function is not reentrant (ie. you cannot parse two strings at the same time).

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  • At times the airy keyboards and artificial strings sound a bit retro (probably because Moby has done them to death).

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  • Nowadays it is usual to use a softwood soundboard, and Nylon strings, and there are semitone levers for changing key.

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  • The combination of Bom-Bane 's sweet, slightly shrill soprano and Pynn 's undulating strings gives each musical riddle an unearthly quality.

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  • Some are compacted into little balls so that only the strings poke out into the four space-time dimensions we observe.

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  • At least on this night I was just about able to strum the strings, I tried to reassure myself.

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  • Strings Parts of Icon strings are accessed using the subscript operator.

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  • When the score does appear it is the usual strings you hear in suspense drama, but it is effective nonetheless.

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  • The instruments used range from tinkling piano to elegant strings.

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  • There are ethnic styles and even a " Mozart " style with tremolo strings that works great o­n classical music !

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  • The process of playing the strings very fast to create a kind of messy tremolo effect.

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  • Jangly guitars, slap bass and squidgy synth basslines also make an appearance, alongside trippy effects, disco strings and atmospheric chords.

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  • The music is stirring and tugs at the heart strings.

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  • I'll have to do a google - they 're like weighted ribbons on strings that you twirl around.

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  • Both bounded and unbounded strings are inserted using this method.

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  • I am not good enough to untie the strings of his sandals.

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  • It was n't long strings of words, but rather the finest Belgian breakfast waffles.

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  • The vibration of the ukelele strings soothed me with their mellow tune.

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  • The vibration of the ukelele strings soothed me with theirmellowtune.

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  • Check any used clothing and other items for loose buttons, snaps, and strings before you give them to your baby.

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  • Also, do not add any loose strings or ribbons that could pose a strangulation hazard.

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  • Also, avoid strings on all infant products, including pacifiers and rattles.

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  • Make sure the strings on your racquet are tight but not too tight.

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  • Also find sales on balls, apparel, strings and grips.

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  • Philodendrons have broad green or green and white leaves and they grow long tendrils that don't usually latch on to thing but can be trained to wind around bookshelves, on strings or basically wherever you'd like a little bit of color.

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  • Look out for repair/replacement in action, pinblock, strings, soundboard and refinishing.

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  • Arguably more important than the racket itself, strings and grip play an integral role to your badminton game.

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  • Many enthusiasts choose to take this route, just as tennis players pick their own strings, string tension, and grip, for example.

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  • They play by hammering down on the strings with their nails and picking with their fingertips.

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  • This is the piece that holds the strings taut.

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  • Someone else you can bring along if you don't know a violin teacher is someone who plays the violin so that they can test the strings and sound quality.

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  • Accessories include wrist slings, archers carrying case, special gloves, arm guards and extra strings.

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  • Check for poor tone spots, leaking pads, loose strings, and other problems.

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  • Strings and laser pens are fun interactive toys that can keep your cat busy for hours.

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  • The first is that he chews through strings and wires.

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  • He especially likes the strings that hang down from the mini blinds.

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  • Some advice on any reason why he chews the little strings and what can be done would be lovely.

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  • First, many cats play with window blinds and with the strings hanging down.

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  • Of course, these great deals often come with a few strings attached.

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  • You may also find companies offering you a free FICO score, but these usually have strings attached.

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  • When you look at APR financing, also check out the strings that are attached to the low rate.

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  • Seat cushions are typically flat, square cushions that tie to the back of the chair (with buttons, strings, or Velcro).

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  • The leaves and strings make thread and needles and the sap actually lathers with water to form a crude type of soap.

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  • You can also decorate with traditional Italian food by keeping decorative olive oil bottle out or hanging strings of garlic bulbs from the wall.

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  • To complete your look, red and gold bows can be scattered around the tree, along with strings of red and gold garland.

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  • If using a hot glue gun, be careful not to create glue strings.

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  • Typically, freebies offered online come with no strings attached.

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  • If you don't want to try free trial versions of hidden object games, but want games you can play anytime without cost, there are games with no strings attached.

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  • Favors-Favors can include strings of beads in red, black, and white.

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  • Teen Trend will let you read an entire issue online, and if you're a musical teen interested in string instruments like violins, cellos and fiddles, there's a magazine just for you called Teen Strings.

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  • If there is a great audition that you'd like to go to, experienced agents can often pull the strings to get you seen.

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  • Remove as many of the silky strings as you can reach.

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  • Outdoor receptions held near a pool or on a patio can use strings of white umbrella lights to dress up patio tables and provide lighting.

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  • Flowers and strings or ropes of lights can also be used on the fencing for decoration.

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  • To coordinate with more serious Halloween themes, substitute strings of blacklights or Halloween-themed pumpkin, ghost, and bat patio lights.

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  • Ice it with buttercream, and then carefully add the strings of the tassel using a multi-hole decorating tip.

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  • Use your piping bag to draw either strings of lights or some tinsel.

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  • Their 2000 album, No Strings Attached, broke records as the fastest selling album of all time.

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  • Finally, be sure the toddler pajamas you purchase do not contain any choking hazards, such as strings, loose buttons, snaps, and hooks, or torn sections.

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  • Pajamas should not contain any loose strings or cords that could pose a strangulation hazard as well.

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  • They can be light strings, torches, or even underwater lights.

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  • Also, make sure the lessons start at the very beginning - such as holding your guitar, changing strings, holding a pick - so you get the foundations right before you jump in.

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  • While you're at it, don't forget the picks and strings.

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  • Another plus is the fact that you have a choice in the kind of strings you learn to play on.

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  • Steel strings are quite punishing to the beginner's hand, but you can remedy this by having your acoustic model restrung with nylon strings.

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  • You'll still begin to build up callouses, and you can switch over to steel strings when you feel ready.

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  • However, the two instructional DVDs make up for what the instrument lacks, and you also receive a carrying case, picks, extra strings and straps.

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  • The kit retails for less than $200.00, and although most enthusiasts recommend you have the strings changed immediately and the action lowered, it is a reasonably good value.

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  • This also makes it easier for young players to hold the strings down; when they don't have to strain to reach the notes, they can have more ability to apply pressure to get the sound they need.

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  • Maybe you don't know how to tune your guitar or change strings if one breaks, and you don't know anything about reading music.

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  • P-I-M-A - this is the notation for the fingering on the right hand for picking the strings.

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  • This can be important if a particular guitar phrase has a tonality that can't be found on certain strings - the wound strings of the bottom three strings might be able to sound the same note as one of the three higher strings.

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  • The lines represent the strings on the guitar, and the numbers represent the frets on the neck of the guitar.

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  • These numbers indicate where on the neck the strings should be fretted.

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  • The tabs tell you what strings to fret and where, but gives no indication of the fingering required.

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  • Classical guitarists don't pluck the strings with the tips of their fingers or with picks.

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  • The traditional technique is to grow long fingernails and use these nails to pluck the strings.

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  • While any guitar with nylon strings is generically referred to as a "classical" guitar, not all nylon string guitars are suited for serious study of classical music.

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  • Tablature is a method of notating guitar music based on a graphic representation of the strings of the guitar.

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  • Thus, for a six-string guitar there are six lines representing the strings, and for a bass guitar, there are four lines.

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  • Bass tab is usually easier to read than guitar tabs due to the singular note-playing nature of the bass guitar, as well as the fact that there are usually only four strings to play.

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  • Guitar players who are familiar with this process will be in for quite a shock when they attempt to change their first set of nylon strings.

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  • On some level, changing strings is changing strings.

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  • You take the old strings off your guitar, wipe off the fretboard, polish the top of the guitar, and put the new strings on.

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  • Since the strings don't have a ball end, you have to tie a specific knot in one end of the string to secure it to the bridge.

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  • The headstocks of classical guitars are also different and require a particular wrapping method to ensure that the strings won't slip and the guitar will stay in tune.

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  • The following websites will tell you everything you need to know about changing your strings like a professional.

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  • How to Change Classical Guitar Strings is a four-part explanation about everything you need to know to change your classical strings.

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  • These are maintenance procedures that every guitarist should get in the habit of performing every time the strings are changed.

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  • A New Approach to Changing Classical Guitar Strings, written by Professor Peter Kun Frary, takes a very creative and forward-thinking approach to changing strings.

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  • He also includes a section on when to change strings, which is a common question of the novice nylon string player.

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  • One of the most important things to keep in mind when you change your classical strings for the first time is to never, ever put steel strings on your classical guitar.

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  • The tension that steel strings put on the neck of the guitar is extremely strong, and steel string guitars compensate for that tension with a truss rod.

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  • A truss rod is a steel rod that runs the length of the neck and counteracts the tension the strings place on the neck.

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  • Classical guitars, because they are designed to use nylon strings, don't have truss rods in their necks.

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  • Stringing a classical guitar with steel strings will almost certainly cause irreparable damage to the instrument.

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  • Be careful, study the above links, and, with a little practice, you'll soon be changing classical guitar strings like you've been doing it your entire life.

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  • Learning to play songs on the guitar involves many things, but the most important thing you need to learn initially is where to put your fingers on the strings.

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  • The top line corresponds to the E string with the highest pitch, and the remaining lines relate to the other strings all the way down to the low pitched E string.

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  • The higher pitched strings are at the top of the tablature system, and the lower pitches strings are at the bottom.

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  • Remembering that the lines represent the strings on the guitar, with the top line being the high pitched E and the low line being the low pitched E, the numbers indicate which fret to put your fingers down on.

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  • Any string written with an X on it means that you do not play those strings at all.

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  • When you play the above chord, you'll only play the four highest pitched strings while omitting the others.

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  • A Wirething has an ergonomic acrylic surface to hold, but also has a wire connecting to the strings.

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  • Tabs simplify guitar practice by providing a diagram of the strings and frets.

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  • The lines are arranged in the same order as strings on a guitar, and the corresponding notes change based on how the guitar is tuned.

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  • Open position means that the strings without dots on them correspond to open strings on your guitar.

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  • When you play a chord, you let the open strings ring through to complete the full sonic spectrum of the chord.

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  • You'll need to position your fingers on the strings in relation to the fifth fret of your guitar in order to play the chord correctly.

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  • From small ticket items like strings, picks and straps to larger purchases like guitars and amplifiers, Guitar Center is the one stop shopping destination for everything a musician could possibly need.

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  • If you need a strap, set of strings, picks, guitar stand, cable, case or anything else, the guitar superstore has got you covered.

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  • This uneven surface that develops catches on the strings and makes playing incredibly awkward.

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  • Just Strings - Just Strings carries picks by C.F.

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  • The feel of the pick in your hand combined with the crisp sound that it produces when plucking the strings makes for a unique combination that some musicians fall in love with.

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  • Plucking the strings on both electric and acoustic guitars with a titanium pick produces a very bright, crisp and clear tone.

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  • And because titanium picks won't wear down like picks made from softer materials (plastic, wood, copper, brass, silver, gold, etc.), they don't produce a residue that will build up on your strings and clog them.

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  • When strings get clogged, their sound is greatly reduced, and the overall harmonic picture produced when they vibrate is limited.

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  • With guitars in particular, guitar chords are formed by placing one's finger on two or more spots on the fretboard and strumming the strings.

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  • Many chord charts have a picture of the strings and the frets with little circles telling you where to put each of your fingers.

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  • For the strings themselves, you can use the letters.

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  • Chorderator.com features chord charts for all instruments that have strings.

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  • The strings marked with an dot indicate the fret where you need to finger the string to create the chord.

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  • While a guitar has six strings to balance out both bass and treble notes, the bass guitar does not.

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  • The strings on the bass guitar follow the same general format as the strings on a six-string guitar except for the fact that the bass only has four strings.

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  • Guitar strings are made of metal, so you get a lot more attack and presence when you pick a metal string with a metal pick than when you pick the same string with a non-metal pick.

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  • The frets on the guitar are numbered one through twenty-four, and the strings are presented visually as six horizontal lines.

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  • The B, G, and D strings are played open, meaning they are not fretted at all.

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  • The electric guitar has at least one pickup, which is essentially a large microphone of sorts that picks up the sound from the strings.

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  • If you've ever thought that changing electric guitar strings was a royal pain, you are not alone.

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  • Historically, all guitar players hate changing their guitar strings.

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  • You can even break the new strings you are trying to put on if you are not careful.

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  • However, like many things in life, changing your strings is a necessary evil, and your guitar will sound and play beautifully again once you get your fresh new strings in place.

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  • This article will help to take the sting out of changing your electric guitar strings by providing you with a simple and easy to follow step-by-step set of instructions.

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  • New Strings - One important thing to make sure of is that the new strings you are putting on the guitar are the same gauge as the previous strings you had installed.

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  • For example, if you were using light gauge strings and you put medium gauge strings on your guitar, it will affect the guitar's set up and could negatively impact its performance.

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  • Your guitar is in a state of balance when it is set up properly, and using the same gauge strings assures that that balance will be maintained after a string change.

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  • Tuner - You will need a tuner to set your guitar to the right pitch when you are done changing the strings.

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  • Cleaning Rag - When all the strings are off, you have a great opportunity to give your guitar a wipe down in areas you usually can't reach.

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  • A Good Work Area - Dining room tables and workbenches make excellent surfaces for changing electric guitar strings.

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  • String Winder (Optional) - A string winder is a little device you can pick up at a music store that winds your strings quicker than doing it by hand.

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  • These devices save time and are handy, but you surely don't need one to change your strings.

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  • Pull the freed strings out of the guitar through the bridge and dispose of them.

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  • On an electric guitar with two sets of three tuning pegs, the pegs that hold the three lowest strings (E, A, and D) get wrapped around in a counter-clockwise manner.

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  • The pegs that hold the three highest strings (G, B, and E) get wrapped around in a clockwise manner.

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  • On guitars with six pegs all in a line, all the strings get wrapped counter-clockwise.

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  • Don't worry about pitch yet, just adjust the strings so they are not loose and slack.

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  • Repeat the process in step four for the other five strings.

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  • Once all the strings are in place, it's time to plug in your tuner and begin tuning up your guitar.

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  • Just get all the strings close to their general pitch.

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  • After all the strings are close to pitch, it's time to stretch them.

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  • To stretch your strings, simply pinch them one at a time and lift them away from the guitar about an inch or two.

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  • Retune your guitar after stretching the strings.

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  • Stretch and retune all your strings two more times to get them perfectly settled.

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  • The last time you tune your guitar after stretching your strings three times, make sure you tune as accurately as possible as you are now ready to start playing again.

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  • The last thing you need to do is snip the ends off your strings with your wire snips.

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  • Now that you've got a fresh set of strings on your guitar, it should sound and play just like new.

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  • Try to replace your strings as often as possible to ensure that your guitar is in the best playing condition it can be.

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  • Continue to pluck at each string until all of the strings are in tune.

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  • Keep in mind that the tuner may sometimes record an inaccurate reading if it is too far from the strings.

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  • Once you have done this, try to tune your guitar to the other strings on your guitar rather than to the computer.

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  • If you've purchased a guitar, sooner or later you're going to need to learn the tips and tricks behind replacing electric guitar strings.

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  • Many guitar players wait until they start breaking strings to replace them, but the best habit you could get into would be to learn when your strings are becoming "dead", and then replace them whether they are broken or not.

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  • Dead strings are strings that have lost their tone, their brightness and their feel.

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  • So if you have come face to face with dead or broken strings, read on to learn all you'll need to know to change them.

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  • The following steps will take you from a guitar with dead strings to a guitar with bright, shiny, new strings.

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  • Time - You're going to need about thirty minutes to an hour to change your guitar's strings.

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  • Tools - You will need a few things on hand to change your strings.

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  • If your guitar has an opening on the back where you pull the strings through, you will also need a screwdriver to remove the opening's cover.

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  • Of course, you will also need a new set of strings that are the same gauge or thickness as the strings you are taking off.

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  • If you replace your guitar's old strings with new strings of a different gauge, your guitar's intonation - or its ability to stay in tune with itself up the length of the neck - will be thrown off.

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  • Replace the First String - After you get the old string out of the way, it's time to find the E string in your new packet of strings.

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  • They are often color coded at the ball end; the back of the new packet will have a chart of the colors and the corresponding strings to help you make sure you get the right one.

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  • If your guitar has six tuners in a line, wind all the strings counter-clockwise around all the pegs.

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  • If your guitar has three tuners next to each other, wind the three that hold the three lowest pitched strings counter-clockwise, and the other three clockwise.

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  • Repeat - Repeat this process for the final five strings, removing them one at a time.

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  • Pull hard enough so you feel a gentle stretch in the strings, but don't pull so hard you could break them.

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  • The final tuning you do on your strings should be as accurate as possible.

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  • Clip the Ends - Your last step is to take your wire cutters and snip off the extra ends of the strings at the guitar's headstock.

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  • You've learned the tricks to replacing electric guitar strings.

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  • Now make sure you keep your guitar well maintained by changing your strings when they become dead so your guitar will always sound as good as possible.

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  • There are only four strings, and the sound is deeper.

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  • The neck of the bass is a lot thicker than the neck of the guitar, and the strings are much thicker as well, so be prepared for things to be a little rougher on your fingers.

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  • There are only four strings on the average bass guitar, but each still has a name.

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  • Whether you are trying to learn the strings on the guitar or the bass notes, learning the notes on each string is a good start.

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  • Another important bass basic skill to nail down is tuning the strings.

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  • A pitch pipe gives the tone for all six strings.

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  • Changing strings is a regular a part of guitar maintenance just like tuning.

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  • Rusty strings can not only damper your playing, they can actually make you guitar sound off.

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  • Improve the playability of your strings - Well-kept strings are not only easier to finger notes and chords on, they are also easier to pick.

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  • Improve your sound - Strings that are well taken care of usually ring clearer than ones that haven't been taken care of in years.

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  • Improve your reliability - When your strings are in place and you don't need to worry about them, you can feel more confident in your playing.

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  • There's nothing like hitting the strings hard in a moment of passion and knowing your guitar will respond.

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  • Do you find yourself having to tune your strings more frequently?

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  • Strings that are on their way out often need to be tuned more often.

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  • Is there a lot of build up on your strings?

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  • While sometimes wiping both sides of your strings down can help, build up can also be a sign that it's time to change them.

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  • For the casual player, it is probably a good rule of thumb to change your strings every few months.

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  • A deep inspection of your strings can help you figure out how often you will need to change them.

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  • Once you've decided to change strings, there are certain steps that can help you string your acoustic guitar quickly.

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  • Take the present strings off of your acoustic guitar.

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  • In order to get the strings out of the tuning pegs, you can either cut the string with wire cutters (or a pair of pliers) and then run it through the hole, or try to guide it through without cutting.

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  • Now it's time to begin putting in the new strings.

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  • Don't forget to tune your strings once you have them strung on your guitar.

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  • New strings are easy to tune, but they also are easy snap.

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  • Some models have two necks with as many as fourteen strings and have multiple pedals that can be manipulated by the feet and by both knees to change the pitch of certain strings.

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  • The combination of that many strings with the many different bending possibilities introduced by the pedals creates a range of harmonic possibilities that can be overwhelming for the novice player.

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  • The reason for this is that players don't press the strings of a lap steel down to the fretboard to play notes like on a standard electric guitar.

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  • Rather, they lay a heavy metal bar across the strings that is then slid up and down the neck to create notes.

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  • The bar is held between the thumb and the third finger and the index finger rests across the top of the bar to help guide it across the strings.

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  • On most occasions, the lap steel is played with the bar perfectly perpendicular to the strings and parallel to the fret markers.

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  • The player then uses a pinching type of technique to pick the strings that are needed to play the notes or chords.

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  • Most guitar players who play regular acoustic or electric guitar use standard tuning, which is E-A-D-G-B-E (from bass to treble strings).

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  • Sometimes musicians will call me if they have a gig, and I'll come sit in with them on mandolin, banjo, guitar, bass, ukulele, whatever - anything with strings.

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  • When the band moves to the C chord, you slide your fingers along the same strings until you're at the eighth fret of the E (which is C) and the ninth fret of the G (which is E) and you've created the same sort of harmony for the G chord.

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  • It featured seven strings, a Floyd Rose tremolo and three screaming hot pickups.

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  • BlueStem Strings - These guitars are manufactured by Rudy Cordle, a guitar builder and experimenter with over thirty years of experience.

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  • After all, how do you translate what you're reading on five lines of sheet music and play it with the six strings on the guitar?

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  • While it is easy when you have something in mind, it might be more useful for you to look through a listing of lessons and find which ones really hit the right strings with you.

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  • There are six strings on the basic acoustic guitar.

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  • In an open D tuning, the two E strings become D, while the A and D strings stay the same.

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  • Remember that strings also make a big difference in the sound of a guitar.

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  • The giant hole in the body (though it can be smaller on some models) where the strings lay over is called the sound hole.

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  • These are responsible for anchoring the strings on your guitar and holding the pegs that you will need to pull out if you need to change your strings.

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  • While these pegs don't usually have a marketable affect on sound, this is one of the first places you should look if you are trying to troubleshoot a problem related to your strings buzzing.

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  • The tuners and the tuner posts help wrap the strings around the guitar's headstock and pull them taut down to the guitar's bridge and saddle.

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