#1
how would i be able to create a good bass line, i mean what are some theories that would help me create a good bass line. for example what should i play next after an A or a F#. and how does the circle of fifths work i dont quite understand the article on circle of fifths thanks!
rakenrol!
#2
What kind of music are you composing? If it's a blues you can do the root-third-fifth-sixth-octave-sixth-fifth-third-root boogie bassline. If it's classical you can do an Alberti bass or ostinato or whatever.

Generally the bassline follows the chords of the piece, unless you're in figured bass.
#3
sorry i dont quite understand this, whats a third a fifth and a sixth?
rakenrol!
Last edited by porpos at Aug 28, 2007,
#4

|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------2--2------------------------------|
|---------------2--2---4--4----------4--4---2--2----------------|
|-0--0---4--4--------------------------------------4--4---0--0--|

With a shuffle feel. And read .