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What are the Notes on a Bass Guitar?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by wety, Dec 11, 2012.


  1. wety

    wety

    Dec 11, 2012
    What are the Notes on a Bass Guitar?
     
  2. Same as the lowest four strings on a six-string, just one octave lower.
     
  3. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Standard 4-string is EADG (low E). Five string is typically BEADG (low B), but sometimes strung EADGC. Six-string is typically BEADGC.
     
  4. SBsoundguy

    SBsoundguy

    Sep 2, 2011
    Los Angeles
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  5. tuckomf

    tuckomf

    Jan 18, 2012
    Neenah, WI
    E..F..F#..G..Ab..A..Bb..B..C..C#..D..Eb...E..F....F#...G...Ab..A
    A..Bb..B..C..C#..D..Eb..E..F..F#..G..Ab...A..Bb..B.....C...C#..D
    D..Eb..F..F#..G..Ab..A..Bb..B..C..C#..D..Eb..F...G....Ab...A...Bb
    G..Ab..A..Bb..B..C..C#..D..Eb..E..F..F#...G..Ab..A....Bb...B...C
    ....1...2...3...4..5...6...7...8...9..10..11..12.13..14..14..16..17