The guitar is a fascinating musical instrument. Accessible to all, the guitar is as much accessible by its price as by its learning. There is no need to go through the daunting process of music theory. In addition to the fact that it improves concentration, reduces stress and exercises your intellect, the guitar is an instrument that can be carried everywhere. It is precisely because it is so popular that many quotes and proverbs circulate about it. This article focuses on all the notoriety of this instrument via quotes.
According to some sources, the guitar’s origin is Spanish and dates back to the 16th century, even though the first stringed instruments date back 5,000 years and appeared in Central Asia. It is in the etymology of the name guitar that we see its oriental origin. It is thus with the Muslim conquests in Spain that this stringed instrument spread throughout the Iberian Peninsula and then in Europe. The primitive guitars of the Middle Ages: lutes, sitars, and other stringed instruments are from which the guitar of today comes.
Over the centuries and periods, the guitar has gained in popularity. Today, it is rare that a household does not own one. And it is precisely this accessibility and popularity that has made the guitar such an integral part of our daily lives that it has become the source of many quotes and proverbs.
Discover now the quotes of famous people, guitar lovers, musicians ... who by their words give even more body and soul to this instrument.
"Playing the guitar is like making love: you'd have to be really stupid to forget how to do it once you've learned it." Frank Zappa
One measures there all the importance that this guitarist of genius carries to this instrument and also its arrogance.
"There are two kinds of music. One comes from the strings of a guitar, the other from the strings of the heart. One sound comes from a chamber orchestra, the other from the beating of the heart chamber. One comes from an instrument made of graphite and wood, the other from an organ made of flesh and bone." Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson is an outstanding artist and composer, and here he shows the connection between the instrument and love.
"With my guitar, we make a nice little couple, we've never yelled at each other, she's not jealous..." Louis Bertignac
The playful, laughing spirit of this musician is summed up in this situation.
"Sometimes you want to give up the guitar, you're going to hate the guitar. But if you stay with it, you're going to be rewarded." Jimi Hendrix
All the perseverance of a musician is surely considered the greatest guitarist in the world.
"The ukulele is to the guitar what the thong is to the underpants". Thomas Fersen
Author, composer, performer Thomas Fersen's offbeat humor is found in this quote.
"To master the guitar, it takes ten years per string". Spanish proverb
From this proverb, we truly understand what is involved in all the laborious learning of a perfect mastery of an instrument such as the guitar.