Tenor guitar

The tenor guitar or four-string guitar is guitar variant, with four strings rather than the standard six, and with a slightly smaller body and higher-pitched sound. The instrument was initially developed in its acoustic form by Gibson and C.F. Martin during the 1920s so players of the four-string tenor banjo could double on guitar,[2] and is also manufactured in electric forms.

Tenor guitar
Modern tenor guitar manufactured
by the Gold Tone Music Group [1]
String instrument
Other namesFour-string guitar
Classification String instrument (plucked, stringed instrument usually played with a plectrum)
Hornbostel–Sachs classification321.322-4
(Composite chordophone)
Developedca. 1927
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