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Jumat, 11 Desember 2009

Did you know when the bass guitar found ???

A long time ago experimentation with the bass had started as early as the 1920's. The bass was called a Precision bass because of the accuracy of the notes. Having 4 strings, these instruments add the lower tones to a musical performance. In 1920’s first bass guitar made by Lloyd Loar, while working for Gibson.
Around 1951 Leo Fender came up with the modern electric bass. In the year 1957 the pickguard and headstock were redesigned and the pickup was changed to a split pickup. the modern bass guitar became very popular.
In 1959 Danelecto madet he first 6 string and the first 5 string in 1964 by Fender. The first fretless was created in 1965 by Ampeg, and in 1968 an 8 string bass by Hagstroem. Carl Thompson is credited with building the first fretless 6 string bass in 1978.
Today, the bass guitar ranges from 4 strings up to 11 strings. The 5, 6 and 7 strings providing the mid range while the 11 string starts from a lower than human hearing going up to a very high active. Electric bass guitar players use various configurations. These changes are made by using preamplifiers and speaker sets. Signal processors are also varied to provide new soundscapes.
electric bass's become more and more popular. Newer the bass guitar a crucial part of any musical group today.

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