Concert F#

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by bass_extremes, Aug 1, 2005.

  1. bass_extremes


    Jul 9, 2005
    Hey guys im doing the perfect pitch ear training supercourse and the instructor said to play an F# concert pitch. What is an F# concert pitch is it just a F#? and through out the video when he talks about the notes like Eb and stuff is the note he talks about the same note you play on bass?
  2. PunkerTrav


    Jul 18, 2001
    Canada & USA
    F# concert is F# on a bass. The notes in the video are the notes to be played on bass; :)
  3. Marcus Willett

    Marcus Willett Supporting Member

    Feb 8, 2005
    Palm Bay, FL
    Endorsing Artist: Bag End - Dean Markley - Thunderfunk
    "Concert pitch" refers to absolute pitch. Like middle C, concert pitch. To play this concert pitch on a bass guitar, you would have to play what is notated for you the note one octave higher (bass sounding one ocatve lower than written), it varies with different instruments, like Bb tenor sax (write it up a 9th to get the same concert pitch) or other Bb and Eb horns. Concert pitch is the actual pitch you're going for, what it may be called on your axe may be different.