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About Pedal Steel Guitar

As you listen to your favorite country or blues tunes, there is a good chance that a pedal steel guitar is what makes those tracks so memorable. A highly technical instrument that tends to have a steep learning curve, the pedal steel guitar is commonly used to play twangy and bent notes that give songs a more expressive quality. Shop on eBay to find various models from reliable sellers. These instruments are usually tuned in C6 or Em9, but if you are feeling really adventurous, get a model that features parts in each tuning, so that players can take their pick. Like a piano, a pedal steel guitar is played with both hands and both feet. In addition to strumming the strings, you also press on the pedals to create a wide range of effects that please the ears and help captivate curious listeners. You can find instruments from leading manufacturers, such as GFI and Peavey. Whether you want to invest in a top-quality instrument or a beginner-friendly model perfect for students, you can tackle this mesmerizing music maker.