When Transcribing Songs

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by kalo, May 20, 2005.

  1. kalo


    Jul 29, 2003
    Hi All,

    I am just curious when learning a tune from a CD does anyone tab the bassline or write it out in musical notation for memorization or do you just rely on memorizing the tune by playing the song over and over?

    As of write now I tab out the tune when learning it from a CD, but my goal is to one day write it out in musical notation...Yes, I am learning how to read music....

    Thanks, Kalo!
  2. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    Back in the old daze, I would memorize by playing over & over + writing things down(not TAB or Standard Notation...my own little system for memory aid).

    Now, if I really want something to stick...I gotta write it out in Standard Notation.
    Writing out the rhythmic notation is what I do first.