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Fur Elise
Accurate transcription with a fingering that actually works.
Classical · Intermediate · 11219 Hits · 5.00/5 (24 ratings) · Last modified: 12/27/2007
 
Handel Flute Sonata VII In F: Allegro
Here is an example of a classic Baroque bassline, chock full o' triads in all positions. Learn the bass line, then mute it and accompany the melody, or play a duet with a guitarist! UPDATE: Includes link to music notation (requires free viewer)
Classical · Intermediate · 11844 Hits · 5.00/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 7/8/2001
 
Bach's Invention #1
Bach is great for all bassists to get a better idea how to move around to different chord and key changes.
Classical · Advanced · 10745 Hits · 5.00/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 7/27/2005
 
Just For Fingures
Good warm up!!!!!take it slow...
Classical · Advanced · 5737 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 9/30/2001
 
Nine Lives
Did I catch a "niner" in there? Were you calling from a walkie-talkie?
Classical · Intermediate · 2007 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 5/9/2006
 
Good King Wenceslas
A fine norwegian christmas tune, to play for your loved ones when the holidays come about.
Classical · Intermediate · 2472 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 11/28/2002
 
MARIA ANNE
EASY AND COOL
Classical · Intermediate · 2433 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 3/15/2002
 
Melody In A
A Little Piece I wrote. I like it. MAybe you will too. And if you don't, well...I wrote it at 2:00 in the morning. Enjoy
Classical · Intermediate · 2224 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 4/27/2003
 
Cauterize
My pappy took me down bby the fishing hole and told mea story
Classical · Intermediate · 2113 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 3/7/2004
 
Partita #3 In E Major
This is a nice sounding piece. Will help you learn how to play high notes without looking at the fretboard.
Classical · Intermediate · 1899 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 5/2/2003
 
Stomping Grounds
Victor wooten
Classical · Intermediate · 1758 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 2/26/2005
 
Allegro For Cello
Allegro for Cello by Antonio Vivaldi. A good practice piece.
Classical · Intermediate · 8163 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 8/16/2004
 
A Days Reverie
A nice melody for you, meant for but one bass.
Classical · Advanced · 7887 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 9/27/2002
 
Chopin's Waltz Op.69 No.2
This is one of my favorite waltzes by chopin, so I decided to trascribe it to tab for all to learn
Classical · Expert · 4884 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 4/18/2004
 
Prelude In G Major, BWV 1007
From the first suite of J.S. Bach's Six Suites for Cello Solo, BWV 1007-1012
Classical · Advanced · 3624 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 4/13/2009
 
Bach Two-Part Invention #13
This is a duet based on J.S. Bach's 2-part invention #13 in A Minor. Like the Irish fiddle tunes I've transcribed for bass, Bach's music builds technique.
Classical · Advanced · 2902 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 5/1/2008
 
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
More 19th century Christmas classics
Classical · Advanced · 2478 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 11/27/2013
 
The Dark Side
Can you remember the first time this theme is introduced?
Classical · Advanced · 2126 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 1/11/2009
 
Du Gamla, Du Fria - Version 3,14
The ultimate version of the swedish national antheme. It doesn't get any better than this.
Classical · Beginner · 1909 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 4/26/2002
 
Von In B
This is a classical piece I wrote. It's fun to play so enjoy! Take it slow and then work your way up with it and play it as fast as you want. Bye.
Classical · Advanced · 1704 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 4/19/2003
 
Handels Air, From Water Works
Very difficult range, in fact, much of the inner voices, and ties had to be eliminated. Notice the dotted eight notes, slash sixteenth that is prevelent. this transcription is dedicated to dave and his good horn pipe.
Classical · Advanced · 1160 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 3/30/2008
 
Beethoven- Ode To Joy
A classic, tabbed as a more challenging solo piece or a duet, on page one. The following pages include a piano track and a bass track.
Classical · Advanced · 4571 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 5/19/2007
 
Funeral March In D Minor
This has a russian feel to it.
Classical · Beginner · 3814 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 7/22/2002
 
Vivace From Sonata In A Minor
This was my solo on saxophone last year and i transposed it and i can play it on bass now. Have fun.
Classical · Advanced · 3542 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 3/18/2002
 
Prelude To Prelude #1 In C Major
A slight variation to the opening bars in Bach's "Prelude..." which I copped from the 'J.S.Bach for Bass' book. I'm more blues/rootsy/soul/funky but this is a cool book you might enjoy. Have fun....
Classical · Beginner · 3023 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 4/20/2002
 
Beethoven 9
Bass line to the all time favorite, beethoven 9
Classical · Expert · 2527 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 10/14/2007
 
Bach - Little Prelude #5 In E
This is a two-part prelude by Bach. The right-hand piano part is the Main Sequence, the left-hand piano part is the Secondary Sequence. Enjoy!
Classical · Advanced · 1995 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 5/7/2008
 
Prelude In A Minor
A short prelude in the key of A minor
Classical · Intermediate · 1562 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 2/3/2010
 
Harmonic FUSION
BEGINNING OF A PIECE A FREIND STARTED ON PIANO,I ADDED BASS AND THIS IS HOW IT STARTS,CAN BE PLAYED ANY TEMPO I LIKE IT UPTEMPO OF COURSE.
Classical · Intermediate · 1542 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 8/15/2004
 
Hammer On
Every other note is a hammer on. Left hand alternates a slap and pop (very light so it sounds like its a fingerstroke if possible)
Classical · Advanced · 1083 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 11/26/2004
 
Cider! Yea I Do Like A Tipple
Just a tune.!
Classical · Beginner · 1030 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 5/29/2008
 
Classical Fall
A simple bass line based on a moveabkle major scale.
Classical · Intermediate · 1010 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 6/10/2006
 
Interlude
33. Interlude (#24076)
by Gabe Mueller (174)
Enjoy. Please use the fretless/electric pick option for best sound. P.S- please rate and comment!
Classical · Advanced · 961 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 3/9/2009
 
Rewind My Life
If you could rewind your life would you change anything or just go faster?
Classical · Intermediate · 816 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 4/2/2006
 
Sabre Dance Ala Chords
Khakaturian's sabre dance:
Classical · Intermediate · 814 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 1/25/2008
 
Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring In G
Here is the basso continuo of this great piece by J.S. Bach. It is played in 9/8 time at a moderate speed.
Classical · Intermediate · 11946 Hits · 4.95/5 (21 ratings) · Last modified: 4/13/2009
 
Am Scale Alternative Warmup Part III
Warming up in thirds...
Classical · Intermediate · 5657 Hits · 4.93/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 11/7/2004
 
Pescetti - Sonata No 8 In C, 4th Mvment
Baroque piece by Pescetti, an Italian composer. This piece was composed for the harpsichord but I think it sounds nice on bass so enjoy! (This took me ages).
Classical · Ridiculous · 8758 Hits · 4.93/5 (29 ratings) · Last modified: 8/9/2004
 
My Cannon
39. My Cannon (#16616)
by Trey Drewett (141)
This one's for Heather.
Classical · Intermediate · 4460 Hits · 4.92/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 11/2/2004
 
Para Elisa
Fur Elisa by Beethoven
Classical · Expert · 4690 Hits · 4.91/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 1/20/2004