Download the Book:Bass Guitar For Dummies (3rd Edition) PDF For Free, Preface. The real fun and challenge of playing a bass guitar is that the patterns of the chords and scales never change, no matter what musical key you're in. Memorizing. Guitar For Dummies, 2nd Edition, Blues Guitar For Dummies, Classical Guitar. For Dummies, and Guitar Exercises For Dummies (Wiley). Mark Phillips is a.
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CD packages, including 50 Baroque Solos for Classical Guitar, 50 including Guitar For Dummies Cla Networking for Dummies--For Dummies; 7th Ed. In This Chapter. ▷ Differentiating between bass guitars and other guitars. ▷ Understanding the function of the bass. ▷ Checking out the parts of a bass guitar . Download the Book:Bass Guitar For Dummies 3rd Edition PDF For Free, Preface.
Remember the good news. If you think about purchasing your very first guitar. Paul Griffin. From real life experience. You forgot your guitar tuner in studio that you use for practicing.
Rock On! Getting Down with the Rock Styles Chapter 9: Swing It! Making It Funky: Playing Hardcore Bass Grooves Chapter Sampling International Flavors: Bass Styles from Around the World Chapter Playing in Odd Meters: Eight Degrees of Separation: Love of a Lifetime or One-Night Stand? Buying the Right Bass Chapter Keeping Your Bass in Shape: These consist of the three most important notes of any musical scale: You can find the notes for the triad by playing any scale up to the 5th note, skipping every other note.
A 7th chord has one more note than the triad — the 7. Modes, or scales: In almost all songs, one mode scale predominates. Mode is simply a fancy word for a musical scale.
Solo scales: Solos are usually reserved for traditional melody instruments, such as saxophones, but bassists are also asked to perform solos on occasion. Following is a readily accessible diagram of the most important chords and modes for your bass playing endeavors.
G 2 … and so… Remember at very beginning it is hard. At very beginning it is ok just to play one single note. There is big chance that you will not set your fingering correctly.
These few exercises are also excellent for stretching hands. One finger. If I do not practice for two days — critics will notice that. Do not worry about this. Numbers match fingers. Put fingers on whatever position on your guitar. You play: If you are just starting — I guess you will even feel a bit of pain in your hand. Repeat every exercise at least eight times. After a while. Stretching exercise No 1. But for start. It looks simple. I do recommend these exercises.
You can move hand up. Stretching exercise No 5. Stretching exercise No 9. E and F notes. From that point. Notes that you play in this position are: For four string guitar: On E string — play. It is actually Phrygian mode of C-major scale. F — index finger 1. D note is played with open string. B and C notes. On B string.
G — ring finger 3. B — middle finger 2.
On A string — play open A. A and B notes For five string guitar. But having in mind that I will also use extended scheme for five-string guitar.
C — ring finger 3. A - index finger 1. E — middle finger 2. On D string — play open D. Fingering is: B is played with middle finger 2. F — ring finger 3. F and G notes.
If you are on five-string guitar — you can call it C position — first tone on five string bass in this position is note C.
C and D notes. On A string — we play B. On A string: Fingering for second position is: On D string — we play E. For five string guitar. But just to remind you. Notes to play in this position are: On E string — we play notes: G note is played with middle finger 2. C is played with middle finger 2 and note D is played with pinkie 4 On D string: Just to check: G note is played with pinky 4 and finally On G string: D and E.
D is played with middle finger 2 and note E is played with pinkie 4 On D string: On G string: On E string — play notes: Fingering for third position is: Note G is third note within C-major scale. A note is played with middle finger 2. On D string — play F and G notes. Location is on third fret on E string. Note D is played with index finger 1. On A string — play C. E and F. Just to check — have you played slowly. D and E notes.
If you are on five-string guitar — you can call it D position —first note on five string bass in this position is note D. On D string: G — index finger 1. C note — index finger 1. F and G. On A string — play D. Also located on fifth fret. A string: This position can also be played with slightly different fingering.
F note middle finger 2. Chapter 9 - Position four — fourth position Aeolian A I call it also A-position — on four-string guitar. B and C.
On G string — play C. On D string — play G. E note — index finger 1. Position four — fingering II B string: A and B. You can choose which one you like more. It is located on fifth fret. Fingering for fourth position is: On E string — Note A — index finger 1.
If you are on five-string guitar — you can call it E-position —first note on five string bass in this position is note E. D note middle finger 2.
On E string — play notes A. B note — little finger 4. E string: D string: It is located on seventh fret. If you are on five-string guitar — you can call it F- position — first tone that appears on five string bass in this position is note F.
On A string — play E. It is located on sixth fret. C and D. Fingering for fifth position is: On E string — note B — index finger 1. Just to bother you — have you played slowly. On E string — play notes B.
On G string — play D. On D string — play A. For five string guitar: Chapter 10 - Position five — fifth position Locrian B I call it also B-position — on four string guitar.
For five-string guitar: G and A. Fingering for sixth position is: On D string — play B. On G string — play E. If you are on five-string guitar — you can call it G position —first tone on five string bass in this position is note G. It is also located on eighth fret on fingerboard. D and E On A string — play F. On E string — play notes C. A and B From that point. Can you remember the second position?
Do you have impression that some things are simply repeating? And for the end of chapter …you know… singing or pronouncing notes aloud helps a lot…. Chapter 11 - Position six — sixth position Ionian C I call it also C-position — note C is physically sixth note within C major scale which is located on eighth fret at fretboard. On E string — play notes D. On G string — play notes F. B middle finger.
It is also located on 10th fret. On A string — play G. A —index finger 1. Fingering for seventh position is: On E string: If you are on five-string guitar — you can call it A-position —first tone on five string bass in this position is note A. You guess — you should sing or pronounce notes aloud while you play the exercise. On D string — play C.
Chapter 13 - Position eight — eighth position Phrygian E Do you remember first position? As you can see. When I played solo on bass guitar that was good moment to use parts of neck that are in high registers. Only difference is that in first position. On E string — play notes E.
On G string — play notes G. That is why fingering is also slightly changed. From eighth position — all the other positions are completely reflected as previous ones.
And again. On D string — play notes D.
Fingering for eighth position is: On E string — note E - index finger 1.