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harmonics and notes

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by THENIGHTWATCH, Aug 28, 2002.


  1. THENIGHTWATCH

    THENIGHTWATCH

    Nov 6, 2001
    sorry for my ignorance, but harmonics are related to some notes. How can i do to determinate which note is an "x" harmonic?

    thanks
     
  2. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

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  3. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

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  4. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    There is NO problem at all.
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  5. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    We try to make it that way.:)
     
  6. bassplayajew

    bassplayajew

    Mar 14, 2002
    Bethesda, MD
    the 7th harmonic is very out of tune...
     
  7. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    It shouldn't be.
    If it is, then your bass needs an intonation setting.
     
  8. bassplayajew

    bassplayajew

    Mar 14, 2002
    Bethesda, MD
    All the other harmonics are fine but the 7th is just way out.
     
  9. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    It's quite natural that the higher partials (overtones, harmonics, whatever you choose to call them) are further out of tune. That's the way the overtone series works.