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Where do I get bass notes?

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by TeenBassPlayer, Jun 27, 2003.


  1. TeenBassPlayer

    TeenBassPlayer

    Jun 19, 2003
    Where on the internet can I find a diagram of a bass's neck that shows all of the notes? Thanks for your feedback.
     
  2. jive1

    jive1 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 16, 2003
    Alexandria,VA
    Owner/Retailer: Jive Sound
    You can get it right here:D

    4 String bass goes like this:
    Low E to G, with each note corresponding to a fret. The notes begin on the open string and end on the 12th fret. For example, the 5th note on the line indicates the note on the 5th fret.

    E--F--F#-G--G#-A--A#-B--C--C#--D--D#--E
    A--A#-B--C--C#-D--D#-E--F--F#--G--G#--A
    D--D#-E--F--F#-G--G#-A--A#-B---C--C#--D
    G--G#-A--A#-B--C--C#-D--D#-E---F--F#--G

    A# is the same as B flat
    D# is the same as E flat
    C# is the same as D flat
    G# is the same as A flat
    F# is the same as G flat

    I used sharps for this instead of flats, because I can't write out a flat symbol on a computer.

    Hope this helps
     
  3. TeenBassPlayer

    TeenBassPlayer

    Jun 19, 2003
    Thanks alot. I'm gonna buy some stickers that you put on the bass's neck so you can see the notes sometime; but I think it would be wise to learn them without the aid of stickers dirst.
     
  4. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    Hahahaha! Ive seen a few basses like that..be sure to get a picture when you do, i wanna see! :)