When we see a guitar, the first thing that strikes one’s mind is sweet music that it produces. The musical sound from the guitar is produced by plucking or strumming the strings in a musical order using musical notations. This instrument is made of string and wood.
Playing the guitar
To play a guitar until it produces the required music as per the required arrangement of music, it is held right under the arm and the right hand is used to pluck or strum the guitar strings while the left hand is used to fret the strings. The fretting is done by the left hand fingers. Plucking or strumming is done by the right hand but to achieve maximum results, the use of guitar picks is highly recommended.
So what is a Guitar Pick? It is an accessory used to play the strings of the guitar. It is also defined as a small thin device used to pluck any stringed instrument. They have several variations of sizes, color, shapes and the thickness. They can be made of various materials like wood, metal, plastic material and other old unusable cards like expired credit cards.
A musician chooses the guitar picks according to the kind of music that he wants to produce. He also considers the type of stringed instrument he is using. The size of this accessory will determine the level of music to be produced. This means that a musician has a variety of them and will use them at different times to produce different types of music. One amazing fact about guitar picks is that you will always loose them no matter how careful you are with them. You can buy them in music shops or you can have them custom made according to your guitar needs.