Taps

for bass

beginner

Learn how to play the notes of "Taps Bass" on bass for free using our animated scrolling tablature for the easiest way to quickly learn the music. Enjoy playing along with 1 backing tracks which you can control with the track display. Use this tutorial with our tab to learn the song without having to read notes in sheet music.

Composed by: Daniel Butterfield
Uploaded May 15, 2015
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Taps is a bugle call used primarily for United States military funerals, memorials, and to signify that the day's activities are over. It uses only the notes of a triad or arpeggio, since the bugle that it was written for can only play these notes. Many people feel that the performance of Taps at a funeral is the most touching part of the ceremony. This arrangement is in the key of D for the bass. Please note that it is entirely in half position. This means to put your first finger on the first half step of the string instead of the second as you normally would do.