[LAU] bass line
schoappied at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 14:47:23 EDT 2008
> Brett McCoy wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 2:17 PM, schoappied <schoappied at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I want to make a write a bass part in a note editor eg rosegarden, nted
>>> or mscore.
>>> 1. Is the bass player playing 2 octaves lower then the guitar player?
>>> 2. How do you put this on score? Just put the low notes with a normal
>>> key or do you change the key or something?
>>> 3. Which app can handle this well and how? (I know Rosegarden can do it,
>>> by ctrl down).
>> Bass guitar parts are usually written on the bass clef, just like the
>> left hand part of a piano score, and should be in the same key as the
>> guitar part (no transposing needed). Bass guitar, like guitar, sounds
>> an octave lower than written. The 4th string on the bass (low E) is
>> two octaves below the low E (6th string) on a guitar.
> But for recording with rosegarden and linuxsampler.... does the bass
> *.gig file also sounds a octave lower than written?
> I'll try it, comments are welcome.
I guess it's not the gigfile but Rosegarden who reads the key
different... duh ;)
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