FRETS.COM Illustrated Glossary
A "tone projector"
© Frank Ford, 10/8/98 Photos by FF
In the fretted instrument world, a resonator is one of two things:
The "back" of a banjo, designed to project the sound forward:
The resonator amplifies the sound and gives the banjo a "full" tone.
The vibrating diaphragm of a "resophonic" guitar:
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