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Harmonics

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Alla, Nov 22, 2001.


  1. Alla

    Alla

    Sep 25, 2000
    Italy
    In a sheet of Portrait of Tracy I've found the following tablature : 3.2 3.8 1.2 ..... What do they mean ?
    Thx
     
  2. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    In that piece, Jaco uses the natural harmonics that are played on the string between where the 3rd and 4th frets are - so there is a harmonic just above the 3rd fret - which probably equates to 3.2 and one just below the 4th fret - 3.8 .

    I wouldn't try measuring it exactly - just find the point where they ring out most clearly and remember it!