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  Acoustic bass guitar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The acoustic bass guitar is an acoustic musical instrument based on the configuration of basses pioneered by Leo Fender's electric Precision Bass.
Because it is virtually impossible for a strictly acoustic bass to be heard over other instruments, even acoustic guitars, many (but by no means all) acoustic basses are fitted with internal pickups, either magnetic or piezoelectric or both, so that they can optionally be used with an amplifier.
Thin-body semi-acoustic basses such as the violin-shaped Höfner made famous by the early Beatles and several Fender models are not normally regarded as acoustic basses at all, but rather as hollow-bodied bass guitars.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Acoustic_bass_guitar   (492 words)

 Acoustic bass of pipe organ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
According to that explanation, the "acoustic bass" emerges from a kind of inference process in the auditory system which produces a virtual pitch the equivalent frequency of which is subharmonic to the frequencies actually sounding.
We have verified this [66] by comparison of experimental results on the acoustic bass of a pipe organ with predictions of the virtual-pitch theory.
I am sure that the phenomenon of acoustic bass is of exactly the same type as perception of the "fundamental notes" (roots, basse fondamentale) of musical chords.
www.mmk.e-technik.tu-muenchen.de /persons/ter/top/acbass.html   (494 words)

 Encyclopedia: Acoustic bass guitar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The acoustic bass guitar is a popular modern term to describe an acoustic musical instrument based on the configuration of basses pioneered by Leo Fender's electric Precision Bass.
Fender Precision Bass Bass Guitar is a popular term that refers to electric and acoustic basses - stringed instruments similar in design to the guitar, but with longer scale and tuned lower in pitch.
Fender Precision Bass Bass Guitar is a commonly spoken phrase used to refer to the electric bass and horizontal acoustic basses, a stringed instrument similar in design to the electric guitar, but larger in size, commonly fretted and sometimes fretless and with a lower range.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Acoustic-bass-guitar   (1255 words)

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Acoustic electric bass, electric bass, acoustic-electric bass guitar, and audio electronics information and products are available here for your review.
We are a leading maker of various acoustic electric bass, acoustic bass, electric bass, acoustic-electric bass guitar, and audio electronics instruments for educational, personal and professional use.
Dino Fiumara, the builder of every acoustic electric bass in our inventory has decades of experience in the music and acoustic electric bass industry and has used and built music electronics, including acoustic basses, electric basses, acoustic-electric bass guitar instruments, and acoustic electric bass instruments for many years.
www.bsxbass.com /acousticelectricbass.html   (290 words)

 Acoustic Bass Guitars - zZounds.com
This is a comfortable bass that's loud enough for jam sessions with acoustic guitar players, and has the onboard electronics to let you take it right up on stage.
This unlined fretless has side dots located where they would be on a standard fretted bass and additional small dots on the top clearly marking the fret position.
Acoustic basses are becoming an essential part of many different musical styles, and the Fender BG31 is a great addition to any bass rig.
www.zzounds.com /cat--Acoustic-Bass-Guitars--2393   (876 words)

It is said that the ’62 Version comes closest to replicating the bass that Sir Paul used throughout all of the Beatles’ years, as well as the bass he used on tour after our shop repaired it so that it played in tune for the first time.
This bass is quite wonderful, being in a fairly rare color and all, and being in exemplary condition with just the usual light belt buckle marks on the back near the serial number plate, a chip on the bottom side, a few dings and crazing.
Thusly it is determined that this bass is all original and suitably clean for its age.
www.mandoweb.com /9_Bass_ElecAcous.htm   (1209 words)

 Acoustic bass guitar
The acoustic bass guitar (ABG) is a modern musical instrument based on Leo Fender's electric precision bass.
The majority of acoustic bass guitars are fretted but a significant number are fretless instead.
Many but by no means all acoustic bass guitars are fitted with internal pickups, either magnetic or piezoelectric or both, and can optionally be used with an amplifier.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/a/ac/acoustic_bass_guitar.html   (294 words)

 Acoustic Bass Guitar
The Peal Acoustic Bass guitar comes standard as a "low action" guitar, meaning the strings are set closer to the frets.
The Peal Acoustic Bass guitar not only has binding around the edges on the body, but also along the edges of the neck and headstock, for complete protection.
The construction of the Acoustic Bass is so "seamless", it almost feels and looks as though it is made from a single piece of wood.
www.guitarimports.com /acoustic-bass.htm   (852 words)

 The Arco Acoustic Bass Guitar
The 'Arco' is an acoustic bass guitar redesigned to be played upright, like its big cousin.
This basis not only allows the instrument to be bowed but restructures the acoustics to offer a more definite and fluent string bass, with a clarity of voice that remains closer to the double bass than the acoustic bass guitar
With a scale length of 34 inches, the bass will feel familiar to the bass guitarist from the outset, whether played upright or upon the lap.
members.aol.com /arcouk/arco_acoustic_bass_guitar.htm   (208 words)

 Acoustic Bass Guitars - Stagebeat
Acoustic bass guitars and electro-acoustic bass guitars with built in pick ups.
The acoustic bass guitar has an acoustic bass guitar body and the electro acoustic bass guitar has an acoustic bass guitar body with a built in pick up and pre-amp.
Both bass guitars can be played acoustically and the elctro acoustic bass guitar can be plugged in to an amplifier.
www.stagebeat.co.uk /index.php?page_id=188   (99 words)

 Michael Kelly STAB5 5-String Acoustic-Electric Bass - zZounds.com
Michael Kelly basses were founded based on the concept that acoustic basses required a different approach from acoustic guitars.
The fact is most acoustic basses on the market are just over-sized acoustic guitars with a few less strings.
The most consistent complaint about the "generic" basses being offered by the big acoustic guitar brands was that those basses lacked a strong, well defined tone.
www.zzounds.com /item--MKBSTAB5   (730 words)

 Dynamic Acoustic Bass   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Spector Bass was recorded using an all tube Ampeg bass pre-amp processor and the bulletproof Manley tube compressor.
Processed through an Ampeg SVT bass pre-amp and the Bellari Tube Compressors, this bass is fat, round, yet distinctive in a mix.
Processed through an Ampeg SVT bass pre-amp and the Bellari Tube Compressors, these basses are full but distinctive in a mix.
www.sonicimplants.com /GnProductDetailDynAcousticBass.htm   (861 words)

 Lord of the Strings
Phosphor bronze wound acoustic bass strings deliver a deep bright tone for acoustic bass guitars.
"Acoustic Bass" phosphor bronze round wound, long scale set of strings acoustic bass.
The RARE phosphor bronze acoustic strings are a departure from the standard, good quality bronze string currently available...
www.jingoloba.com /lots/acbass.html   (122 words)

 Music123   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Solid 5 AB is a professional acoustic bass for those ready for something top of the line.
This bass is easy to play and very popular among musicians making the transition from electric bass to acoustic.
The Solid 4 AB is a professional acoustic bass for those ready for something top of the line.
www.music123.com /Acoustic-Bass-Guitars-q31d930.music   (786 words)

 Encyclopedia of Organ Stops   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
(This same acoustical principle is used by celestes to produce a different effect.)
These stops use this acoustical effect to produce tones in the 32' and 64' octaves, using smaller (and thus less costly) pipes than would normally be necessary.
One of these stops, labeled as 32' or 64' pitch, is comprised of two ranks which sound an octave and a twelfth above the desired pitch (that is, at the 1st & 2nd harmonics).
www.organstops.org /r/Resultant.html   (430 words)

 Acoustic Bass Guitar Strings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
I agree with fisheye that most acoustic basses are inaudible, but this onw sounded just fine "It is a Fender" said my pal who had a go on it.
As for using an amplified Bass, I find it hard to swap between the two, the playing styles are different and I think I use a different "musical brain" for each.
An acoustic bass guitar played acoustically is fine in a small session, but tends to get lost the more instruments there are (esp guitars).
shorty.mudcat.org /thread.cfm?threadid=60366&messages=26   (3019 words)

 Buy Electric Bass Guitars, Acoustic & Electric-Acoustic Basses, Amps & Acc's
The ESP electric bass guitar line for quality and style or some classic Dean Bass Guitars.
Nickel plated or wound Bass guitar strings in a variety of sizes.
Protect your Bass while travelling using our durable Bass guitar cases gig bags or hardshell cases by Gator, Tkl, Coffin Cases and more.
www.worldmusicsupply.com /bass-guitars   (222 words)

 Acoustic bass and electric bass lessons
Acoustic and electric bass lessons, beginner to advanced, in country, rock, rockabilly, bluegrass and jazz styles.
Todd Phillips lays the musical foundation for acoustic bass playing in all styles, giving both beginning players and more advanced players the opportunity to build and hone their skills.
Video Two: This lesson brings a beginning bass player firmly into intermediate territory with the teaching of minor scales, leading tones, a variety of time signatures and more complex chord changes.
www.homespuntapes.com /catagory?catID=11&ctype=i   (558 words)

 Music123   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Michael Kelly Dragonfly 4 is a limited edition acoustic bass.
The Dean EAB Playmate is the perfect starter for the beginning bass player who wants the unique feel and open sound of an acoustic bass.
Gators legendary molded "GC" series bass cases are made of the finest ABS plastic with ultra-strong extruded aluminum valance.
www.music123.com /Acoustic-Bass-Guitars-d930.music   (685 words)

 Guitar Music Online - Buy Instrument - Electric - Acoustic - Bass - Guitars - Musical Instruments - Tabs - Chords   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Finally, both bass and treble strings were added to the instrument.
Then, the classical (or Spanish) guitar was modified to make the acoustic guitar in an attempt to have an even louder sounding instrument.
Because of the electric guitar, bass notes, played on a contrabass could not be heard live.
www.music.us /guitars.htm   (1800 words)

 Acoustic Bass Guitar Encyclopedia Guitar Chords Guitar Lessons Guitar Practicing Beginning Guitar Tips for Practice
Acoustic Bass Guitar Encyclopedia Guitar Chords Guitar Lessons Guitar Practicing Beginning Guitar Tips for Practice
The acoustic bass guitar (ABG) is a popular modern term to describe an acoustic
double bass, it commonly has four strings, normally tuned to E-A-D-G, making it an octave below the lowest four strings of the 6-string guitar.
www.guitarlessons.bizhosting.com /Acoustic_bass_guitar.html   (717 words)

 Upton Bass String Instrument Co. Double Bass, Upright Bass, Contrabass, String Bass, Acoustic Bass
We are specialists in double bass accessories and equipment, bass restoration, and bass repairs.
Preamp, Equalizer and DI for Electric and Acoustic Bass The Electric and acoustic bassists who use our new compact Bass preamp-DI tell us that is has quickly...
The CONTRA bass amp combo by Acoustic Image is the bass amp combo of choice for Upton Bass, contact us for pricing and more information on why the Acoustic Image Contra bass amp should be yours...
www.uptonbass.com   (1216 words)

 Gollihur Music
Gollihur.com, was my first domain, and it continues to include my personal bass page as well as my Gollihur Music business pages with the original Double Bass Links page, both of which are mirrored at www.urbbob.com.
Mounting a K&K Preamplifier to your bass tailpiece
Acoustic Image Coda and Coda R combos, and cases
www.gollihur.com   (620 words)

 Acoustic Bass Guitars Central
The Grand Series GB-41SCE bass is perfectly suited for players wanting the unplugged sound of an acoustic, but with the flexibility, tone and punch of an electric.
Tacoma offers the hottest line of acoustic guitars in over 25 years.
All are made in the U.S.A. and are already the third largest US acoustic guitar company.
melodycentral.com /items/Other-NonCategory-Acoustic_Bass_Guitars-.htm   (203 words)

 Double Bass - Upright Bass - String Bass - Bass Viol - Bass Fiddle - Electric Upright Bass - Links Page
The growing Double Bass Luthier Directory was moved from the bottom of this page to its own, separate page, to lessen the load time of this page.
Bass Player Magazine, while electric-oriented, has had much more double bass content of late.
It includes dozens of double bass luthiers from all over the world, often be a great source for used and new basses as well as repairs, rehairs, and parts.
www.gollihur.com /kkbass/basslink.html   (3433 words)

 Acoustic Bass .com - Community Forum (Powered by Invision Power Board)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Post questions, classifieds, announcements, and all other related double bass info.
Buy, sell, or trade acoustic upright basses, amplifiers, preamps, pickups, cases, stands, accessories, and more.
Sep 14 2005, 04:57 PM In: New double bass classifieds...
www.acousticbass.com   (175 words)

 Acoustic Bass Guitars
The BC-15E Acoustic Bass is the acoustic electric bass version of the D-15 guitars featuring a rounded Venetian cutaway and onboard electronics, a full 34" scale bass neck combined with the comfortable Jumbo body shape and size.
The A4 fretted and fretless basses produce superb acoustic bass sounds from instruments that are only slightly larger than a standard solid body bass and much lighter.
All logos and company names on the bmusic.com.au site are the property of their respective trademark owners.
www.bmusic.com.au /category36_1.htm   (305 words)

 Taylor's Acoustic Bass
Throughout a four year collaboration with luthier Steve Klein, Bob Taylor realized that he could one day manufacture a worthwhile acoustic bass guitar that would appeal to electric bass players for its sound, playability and aesthetic qualities.
The Taylor Bass' body is made from imbuia or Brazilian walnut with a sitka spruce top and is all finished in a low gloss satin.
The first basses are four-string with fretless versions under consideration.
www.barryrudolph.com /newtoys/toys/taylorbass.html   (273 words)

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