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Tab reading argument

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by eclipseyou, Jun 4, 2005.


  1. eclipseyou

    eclipseyou

    Jun 3, 2005
    me and my friend arent sure like if 2 numbers are next to eachother on tabs do you hold both frets down at once or at diff times for example
    |--32--
    do you do frets 3+2 and play the string or fret 3 play 2 play?

    newbie question i know i say its 3 play 2 play but my friend keeps insisting you hold them both down
     
  2. Leeum

    Leeum

    Aug 21, 2004
    England, UK
    The way that's written it would be fret 32 but unless you've got a massive bass I doubt it :D If it was written:
    |--3-2
    It would mean play fret 3 then fret 2. If you hold down both frets on the same string you only play the one closest to the body of the guitar.
     
  3. Basically play 3, then play 2 really fast afterwards.