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Hello Glenn, I need help.

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Yrvinn, Apr 28, 2001.


  1. Yrvinn

    Yrvinn

    Apr 28, 2001
    Norway
    Hello
    I am a newbe with the bass and i wonder if you could help me out on something.

    In a bass tab there are some numbers, and I wonder what they mean.

    Please help me....

    What does the numbers mean?
    G|----------------------------------|
    D|---------------------------2------|
    A|---2-------5-------4--------------|
    E|----------------------------------|


    Yrvinn
     
  2. Boplicity

    Boplicity Supporting Member

    I know you asked Dann Glenn, but I can help you now so I might as well.

    The first 2 means play the second fret of the A-string.
    The 5 means play the fifth fret of the A-string. The four means fret the fourth fret of the A string. Then the last 2 means fret the secomnd fret of the D-String.

    No time is indicated, but I assume as the measure has only four notes, these are quarter notes and are all held for the same amount of time.

    If you need further explanation, please ask.

    JO