Welcome to "KERTSOPOULOS AESTHETICS" methodology: Guitars & Strings.
It includes inventions and constructions in guitars and strings.The history of the guitar includes numerous forms of the body of the guitar, the string quality and quantity and the tuning of the instrument in different ranges. T...See Full Bio
“...Nylon is used for the top three with metal-wound strings used for the bottom three. As a whole, the volume the majority of guitars can project is much lower compared to other string instruments. When I performed with a violinist, my range in volume had to remain on the “louder” side. In many cases, I had to push the instrument to its limits hoping not to pop a string or pluck in a bad manner....The research conducted by George Kertsopoulos has simply tried to combine today’s guitar making techniques, improve upon them, and construct a series of instruments that give guitarists options to interpret older music accordingly. Classical musicians constantly debate about how older music should be performed. Should performance of music written in the 16th century sound like we are in the 16th century? Or, should musicians adapt to contemporary instruments and “modernize” interpretations of the music? This is an ongoing debate that will likely never come to end.”