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Bass Guitar

The Bass Guitar is a relatively recent instrument, being invented after the Electric Guitar. It is normally a 4 string fretted instrument although 5 and 6 strings basses exist, as do fretless examples. The first to be commercially produced were Fenders (Precision Bass). The Bass is tuned the same as a Double Bass - EADG - the same as the lowest 4 strings on a Guitar. A fifth string is normally tuned to B below the G where fitted although C above G is used as well.

Being Electric they use PickUps like a normal Electric Guitar.

Acoustic versions of Bass Guitars exist but are rather quiet in normal circumstances.