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Bass CDLC is off by one string?


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Hi there, 

 

I got a bass guitar last week (since I was having so much fun playing the guitar with Rocksmith, so I had to try the bass mode). I have tried some pieces of CDLC and quite a few of them show the phenomenon that their bass part is off by a whole string (it shows yellow notes, but they should really be played on the E-string of the bass -- otherwise they're just off by a fourth). Is this intentional? Am I missing something totally obvious that I really should have seen?

 

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@@Copernicus - Is it possible that the song you're charting has the bass on a 5-string bass (even if it doesn't use the highest strings)? A tuning of BEADG would import into EoF as a relative tuning of 0 (for 5 and 6-string arrangements, it bases the relative tuning off of BEADGC), which would then import into the toolkit as EADG and lead to the behavior you're describing.

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Thanks for the swift response; I am not actually charting a song myself but playing other people's CDLC. As a matter of fact, I do have a five string bass and was thus also lead to believe that the song was originally charted for a 5-string bass. I was just irritated that it happened with quite a few of the CDLCs that I had downloaded, since I was given the impression that 5-string basses are more of an oddity. In this case I will probably have no option but to notify the CDLCs' authors.

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