Electric Bass Basics (Book/CD Set)
The introductory method for the bass. The bass is one of the essential instruments in music. Playing the bass can be a lot of fun. Maybe you don't only want to play some songs in a band but start a career as a professional bassist? Whatever you do with the instrument, this book will teach you the fundamental knowledge to pursue your ambitions: the basic fundamentals, various playing techniques, finger exercises and much more.

In addition, I will show you rhythm exercises, scales and musical examples ...more
Product Number:
3802406768
Format:
Book/CD Set
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
64
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.25 x 11.75
ISBN:
3-8024-0676-1
ISBN13:
978-38024-0676-8
Publisher:
Voggenreiter Verlag GmbH
Date Published:
10/9/2008
The introductory method for the bass. The bass is one of the essential instruments in music. Playing the bass can be a lot of fun. Maybe you don't only want to play some songs in a band but start a career as a professional bassist? Whatever you do with the instrument, this book will teach you the fundamental knowledge to pursue your ambitions: the basic fundamentals, various playing techniques, finger exercises and much more.

In addition, I will show you rhythm exercises, scales and musical examples which will facilitate your start into music. The accompanying CD is your playing and practicing aid and will certainly increase your motivation. Always keep in mind: Enjoy playing!

Your Instrument

The Beginning
The Equipment
Your Bass
Your Amp
Your Metronome
Your Effects
Your Practicing Schedule
General Practicing Tips

Holding the Bass
In A Sitting Position
In A Standing Position

Tuning Your Bass
Electronic Tuner
Tuning By Means of a Keyboard Instrument
Relative Tuning Method

Playing Techniques
Your Left Hand
Your Right Hand
Getting A Sound With Your Fingers
Getting A Sound With A Pick

Finger Exercises

Musical Examples
Tablature and Fingering Diagrams

Rhythm
Measure And Notes
Rhythm Exercises 1
Rests
Rhythm Exercises 2
Triplets
Rhythm Exercises 3
Binary and Ternary
Tempo

Scales
Intervals
Major and Minor
Major Scale
Minor Scale
Pentatonic
Playing in Positions
Major Position
Minor Position
Changing Chords
Chords

Care and Maintenance Of Your Bass
On The Author
CD Listing

 
Series:
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Book/CD Set
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