Amplification can be a difficult road. There are many ways to amplify, soem better than others. Here you will find ideas and suggestions of things to look out for and ways to avoid the problems others have found previously.
The present trend towards the revival of acoustic instruments as opposed to so-called electric instruments is directing attention to the problems inherent in the amplification of non-electric instruments whilst retaining the acoustic quality of the sound.
Should you use a rectangular shaped amplifer/speaker or a tall column amplifer/speaker. There is more than the look of these two different amplifiers that is important. Here although I will call these amplifiers it is really the loudspeaker cabinet that is important.