Music is and has been a huge part of most cultures around the world, and in many types of music the guitar plays an important role in creating and molding the sound and style of the music. Of course different types of guitars are used for different sounds and styles, and one quite common and popular type of guitars used is the acoustic guitars.
Acoustic guitars get their name from the type of amplification that they provide. Unlike electric guitars, it don't need external devices in order to form proper amplification, they are amplified acoustically. But the acoustic amplification provided by the Acoustic guitars does not produce a loud sound, so sometimes external devices are used to help amplify the its sound. It was the only type of guitars until electric guitars were created.
It’s generally feature the standard array of six strings, but there are also twelve string Acoustic guitars available as well. Custom Acoustic guitars sometimes feature fours, eight or ten string depending on the use. It is made of wood and the type of the wood used in the manufacturing process of the guitar will play a role in the quality of the sound of the guitar. There are some Guitars that are made of materials other than wood, but wood is the most commonly used construction material for acoustic guitars.
There is a wide variety of its makers but choosing the maker is not as important as choosing the materials that are used in construction and the overall sound of the guitar. Price is also an important factor when looking at Acoustic guitars, however many of the top manufacturers are known for the quality and affordability of their Acoustic guitars. The more expensive it is made of solid wood tops, sides and backs.