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Obviously I'd echo Shevliaskovic's advice that seeing a doctor might be appropriate as no-one here is in the best position to give advice on an individual's medical issues. Personally, things I have found help with these kind of issues are : Lighter instruments, of course, as Neil Meyer mentions Ensuring that the way you have you strap set up allows your ...


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You are correct that the songs will not be "broken" in the sense that they won't sound totally different. Every single note will sound lower, but the relationships between the notes will be preserved - because every note will be lowered by the same amount. As you note, that will make the overall song sound a little different. It will make each song sound ...


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6 or 7 hrs is a long gig! Check with your Musicians Union on the recommended length of playing time before breaks - and how long they can be. Another cause can be how low you sling your guitar. The higher the better for looking after backs, so if you have yours really low, as seems to be the current fashion, you'll be crouching to look at frets, and the ...


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One thing you can do is to use both hands and play by tapping the notes. If the song is written for piano, it might not be easy playable at the bass. It has more limitations, so you might find out that the song cannot be played on the bass. But, try using both of your hands and see if you can press both notes at the same time. Some examples of bass ...


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It's commonplace for the bass clef (usually left hand) of piano sheet music to contain more than one note. Usually, but not always, the bass guitarist will play single notes for their part in songs, because someone else is playing the other notes which make up the chords that are the backing. On bass guitars, often, playing two or more notes cause a ...



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