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Bass guitar

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  1. In order to avoid the excessive use of ledger lines, bass guitar is notated in bass clef an octave higher than the sound it makes (as is the double bass)

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  2. a stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers or thumb (either by plucking, slapping, popping, tapping, or thumping), or by using a pick

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  3. similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, but with a larger body, a longer neck and scale length, and usually four strings tuned to the same pitches as those of the double bass which also corresponds to one octave lower in pitch t

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  4. or simply bass; pronounced /ˈbeɪs/, as in "base"

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  5. Like the electric guitar, the electric bass guitar is usually plugged into an amplifier and speaker for live performances

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