Though I’ve played guitar, and a few other strings, a number of years, I have to admit, this is an entirely new (to me) method of fretting!
(Alexander Vynograd‘s arrangement for an eight string guitar of Bach’s BWV639 [the 1713 chorale Ich ruf’ zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, which was used as the theme for Tarkovsky‘s 1972 version of Lem‘s Solaris (pl.)].)
Inspired by this, I thought I’d try my hand at arranging the work for 6-string bass. For what it’s worth, you can
hear it on Last.FM or here:
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