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Music Theory 105 - Basslines.
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What is a walking bassline?
A funky syncopated bassline
A bassline based on a 1/4 note pulse
All answers are correct
A bassline that has a strong relationship to the kick drum
What are the notes for the four strings on a bass guitar and how do they correspond to the strings on a guitar?
The four strings on a bass guitar are A-E-D-G and they are an octave higher than the four low strings on a guitar
The four strings on a bass guitar are D-G-B-E and they are an octave higher than the four top strings on a guitar
The four strings on a bass guitar are E-A-D-G and they are also the 4 low strings on a guitar pitched an octave lower
The Treble Clef is also known as the _______.
The Bass Clef is also known as the _______.
How do you call the basic foundational note of a chord?
The Key Signature
The lines of the Bass Clef represents which notes (from bottom to top)?
E G B D F
F A C E
A C E G
G B D F A
What is the second most important note in bass line creation?
A bass player should play as many fills as possible to keep add flavor to the song. True or false?
The bass gives a sense of _____ to a musical performance.
The Fender Jazz Bass produces more 'mid-range' tone than compared to the Fender Precision Bass.
They sound about the same
The 3rd in the C Major, C Minor and C Dominant 7th chords is the same note. True or false?
Using a pick produces...
A full rounded sound
The root note helps to define the harmony. True or false?
An eighth note is broken down into ___ sixteenth notes.
A sharp symbol in front of a note tells us to ___________.
play the note up a whole step
play the note down a half step
play the note up a half step
play the note down a whole step
What is the fifth of a C Dominant 7th chord?
Which list best describes (in order) the 'evolution of bass'?
Double Bass, Tuba, Electric Bass Guitar
Tuba, Double Bass, Electric Bass Guitar
Tuba, Electric Bass Guitar, Double Bass
Electric Bass Guitar, Double Bass, Tuba
A string played without pressing a fret down on the neck is called _____________.
an open string
a passing note
The bass guitar sounds one octave lower than it's written on the staff. True or false?
Music Theory 105
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