New category - GUITARS - Workshop insights

Insights into guitar making - WesternGuitars ( 1 )

Lakewood allows us with 8 videos insights into their workshop
Lakewood Inside - A summary film about the production of guitars

Latest news
WeLT - Why especially women breathe new life into the guitar
Fenders new study - 50% of new guitar players are young women
Guitar circus at its best...
OLE Flamenco Comedy - When playing guitar alone is not enough
The pure material destruction, nevertheless worth seeing
OK Go - Last leave - Hopefully the toast breads were also eaten
OK Go - The one Moment - Which you shouldn't miss
OK Go - The writing on the Wall - Colors in the Third Dimensional
OK Go - Needing/Getting - Car rallydriver meets musiccomposition

News and Tests
KEYBOARDS - Electronics - Music - Instruments - A Music-Magazine

Guitar - Repair tips and building instructions
MassivHolzWerkstätten Horschig - Cuts wood to an accuracy of 0.1mm

Guitar - Know How
Robert Winkler - Mistakes you can make on the guitar tuning
Finally I have understood why I have had problems with the tuning of guitars for years, in interaction with other instruments - THANKS for publicate this study.

January 2019

Books and workshops to learn the guitar on your own

Guitars - Workshops
Mjchael - LagerfeuerDiplom - Part of the guitar diploms on WIKIBOOKS
Katja Hoder - Die p(r)ima Gitarrenschule - 64 premium free videos
Johannes Knechtges - A blog where you learn to play the guitar
Johannes Knechtges - Lots of videos to get started with the guitar
Books that are worth their money
Bernd Bümmer - Learning to play the guitar guaranteed - Very seriously
Hubert Käppel - Gitarrenschule Konzertgitarre Sheet Music - Detailed
Katja Hoder - Die p(r)ima Gitarrenschule - Complements the videos

30.01.1969 - Rock-Antenne leads us to the last Beatles concert
Dieter Borsch - Builds 2 years with success on his first guitar - Bravo
Jens Ritter - Guitarbuilder - Lady Gaga, Prince & Co buy in DE-Pfalz
Jens Ritter - GuitarsBauerren aus der Pfalz builds guitars for celebrities
A little boy with absolute hearing - presented on TV total

MusikTreff - Brass Music - Portal - Forum - Calendar of Events
LiederForum - Discusses national and international songwriters

Guitars - Building instructions
Zuschnitte24 - Tonewood | Musicwood mainly but for electric guitars
Maderas Barber - Tonewoods and everything else for guitar building
Lutz M. Splettstoesser - Guitarfingerstyle - Building instructions & notes

Guitar - Know how
Ulrich Meyer - Size of the guitar - Which size & measurements fit to you

alle-noten.de - MusicianMagazine Sheet Music and More by Kurt Maas

Music channels
01.01.19 launches Blues Art Radio - New station with proven mods


GSI - Catalog - World's Best Concert Guitars of the Very Best
StewMac - Catalog - Tools and Ideas for Guitar Building
tonart - Music magazine for German doctors - But simply the Best

Maybe a very special instrument for Christmas!

The world's most demanding concert guitar dealers
Australia - Melbourne - Ron Payne
Germany - Karlsruhe - Siccas Guitar
Netherlands - Dedemsvaart - The FellowShip
Paraguay - Asuncion - Arias Guitars
Spain - Madrid - Guitarras de Luthier
USA - Los Angeles - Guitar Salon International
USA - Weaver North Carolina - Dream Guitars
...and where can we buy guitars in Africa, Asia and Russia?

31.12.2018 - 13:59 - VIVA TV music channel - switches off permanently


Keyboard - How to learn
Piano-Keyboard-Guide - Provides comprehensive keyboard knowledge

So you can put your compositions on paper:

SoftWare - Music notation
Crescendo - NCH - Remarkable note editor from SoftWare family
LilyPond - GNU Project - Excellent music notation for everyone
Mozart - David Webber - Translation into German in progress
MuseScore - Open Source SoftWare - A first-class music notation
Notation Player - Notation SoftWare - Plays MIDI as notes
NotePad - finale - Ability to get started with music notation
PriMus - Columbus - Fast entry unfortunately limited to 40 bars
Sibelius First - AVID - Little brother of the world market leader

SoftWare - Music notation and TABs
Aria Maestosa - GNU Sorce Force - Unfortunately still only in English
Guitar Pro 6 - Arobas - Version 6 the last freely available version
Power Tab - BSD Open Source - Not new but still one of the best
TablEdit & TEFview - TablEdit - Matthieu Leschemelle - Very appealing
TuxGuitar - GNU Lesser License - For all common operating systems

SoftWare - Note recognition
google note recognition - App for Anroid - 2.99€ - Music to Note
sygyt software - Overtone Analyser - Sound visualization SoftWare
ScoreCloud - DoReMIR - Play your music and notes the sheet music
Songs2See - Fraunhofer Inst. - Converts sound into sheet music & TABs
Sonic Visualiser - GNU Public License - Visualizes audio data

SoftWare - WAVE and MP3 to MIDI
Capella Wave Kit - Music from CD (mp3) directly on music paper
Sounds2See - Fraunhofer - songquito - Converts sounds into notes...
WAVEMID - WAVESUM - Music analysis and understanding tool
WIDI Audio zu MIDI VST plugin - Widisoft - Real-time audio to MIDI
WIDI Recognition System - Widisoft - Converts MP3 and WAVE to MIDI


Current News
Charles Aznavour died on 01.10.'18 at the age of 94 years
20.10. German Guitar Prize 2018 is awarded to:
  1. Jesse Flowers
  2. Stephanie Jones
  3. Jessica Kaiser
Cello Instrument of the Year 2018 - in Germany
Campula - inventor Helmut Bleffert - make sure you listen

All categories can also be reached via the home page of BluesRoad - dedicated private Blues portal
BluesRoad - Biographies
BluesRoad - Calendar of Events<
BluesRoad - Forum and Community
BluesRoad - Locations Database - very extensive
BluesRoad - Startpage - with own radio and a nonsens chat

Internet Stations
So that you don't get bored at Christmas, you can already listen to the stations of your choice
Blues in Germany - Is an internatinal sorted blues Station
FolkAlley         - Best sorted folk station from USA
GitarreFM      - A must for all who love GuitarSound
Swiss Groove - A "Non-profit Internet radio station"

Radio Swiss - SRG SSR - A professional music station in a class of its own with the following sections - JAZZ - CLASSIC - POP
Radio Swiss - JAZZ
Radio Swiss - CLASSICAL
Radio Swiss - POP


My own Elaborations

The most important first

Calculation - Frets Distance from nut and fret width (ODS)
Book - Peters small notes and harmony teaching - E-Book (PDF)
Instruction - Building an acoustic lap steel string guitar (PDF)
Instruction - Drill yourself 12-hole knottingblock easy (PDF)
Instruction - Replace frets of your classic guitar yourself (PDF)
Instruction - Stratocaster becomes a nylon guitar (PDF)
Recommendation - Best classic guitars under 1000€ (PDF)
Instruction - Construction of a guitar from vegetable boxes (PDF)
Instruction - Construction of a drill stand made of wood (PDF)
Instruction - Downsize a guitar neck made very simple (PDF)
Calculation - Pressure force of strings on the bridge (PDF)
Report - Cort NTL 20 F - Western Guitar in Jumbo style (PDF)
Report - Salvador Cortez CS-205 - petite concert guitar (PDF)
Report - Ibanez MASA SX72 - little western guitar (PDF)
Book - A fairy tale - My Concert aunt tells her life (PDF)
Recommendation - To learn guitar, theory & sheet music (PDF)
Recommendation - New nylons - long neck, narrow body (PDF)
Invention - Arm pad for small acoustic guitars (PDF)
Invention - Cajon - with tuning and disconnectable snare (PDF)
Invention - Chords TABs for piano with link to download txt-file
SoftWare - Installation Guide - Guitar Pro 6 lite (PDF)
Studio - Example for a HomeRecording Studio (PDF)
Knowledge - Guitar techniques - trying to list them (PDF)
Knowledge - Guitar fretboard notes for sharp # and flat b (PDF)
Knowledge - circle of fifths in two tables Major and Mior (PDF)

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with values without price.