When the Capo Met the Classical: Unveiling the Surprising Consequences of My Musical Experiment

In this article, the author recounts an experiment where they decided to put a capo on a classical guitar, a technique commonly used on steel-string guitars. The main idea of the article is that putting a capo on a classical guitar can affect its tone and resonance. The author shares their surprise at the change in sound, noting that while the capo allows for easier chord formations and transpositions, it also results in a loss of volume and sustain.

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