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flashgordon
post Jun 23 2009, 05:31 AM
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Is there some sort of a key/legend that lists what all the abbreviations in the tableture all stand for

pbr?
p?
g?
S?
T?

etc......
Also-what do the numbers up above stand for?

I am clueless
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kahall
post Jun 23 2009, 05:56 AM
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QUOTE (flashgordon @ Jun 22 2009, 11:31 PM) *
Is there some sort of a key/legend that lists what all the abbreviations in the tableture all stand for

pbr?
p?
g?
S?
T?

etc......
Also-what do the numbers up above stand for?

I am clueless


Not anymore. Andrew has your back.
And there is a legend at the bottom of each tab here at GMC. At least I think they ALL have one.

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post Jun 25 2009, 03:10 PM
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Hahaha, I remember when starting out with tabs. I had no clue whatsoever what most of it mean. Great times. smile.gif


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Muris Varajic
post Jun 25 2009, 04:08 PM
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Man, can anyone guess how many times have we got
question about tabs and legends? biggrin.gif

Here's a legend tho. wink.gif

L - tied note
x - dead note
g - grace note
(n) - ghost note
> - accentuded note
NH - natural harmonic
AH - artificial harmonic
TH - tapped harmonic
SH - semi harmonic
PH - pitch harmonic
h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend
br - bendRelease
pb - preBend
pbr - preBendRelease
brb - bendReleaseBend
\n/ - tremolo bar dip
\n - tremolo bar dive
-/n - tremolo bar Release up
/n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip
/n - tremolo bar return
-\n - tremolo bar Release down
S - shift slide
s - legato slide
/ - slide into from below or out of upwards
\ - slide into from above or out of downwards
~ - vibrato
W - wide vibrato
tr - trill
TP - tremolo picking
T - tapping
S - slap
P - pop
< - fade in
^ - brush up
v - brush down


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post Jun 25 2009, 04:17 PM
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QUOTE (Muris Varajic @ Jun 25 2009, 05:08 PM) *
Man, can anyone guess how many times have we got
question about tabs and legends? biggrin.gif

Here's a legend tho. wink.gif

L - tied note
x - dead note
g - grace note
(n) - ghost note
> - accentuded note
NH - natural harmonic
AH - artificial harmonic
TH - tapped harmonic
SH - semi harmonic
PH - pitch harmonic
h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend
br - bendRelease
pb - preBend
pbr - preBendRelease
brb - bendReleaseBend
\n/ - tremolo bar dip
\n - tremolo bar dive
-/n - tremolo bar Release up
/n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip
/n - tremolo bar return
-\n - tremolo bar Release down
S - shift slide
s - legato slide
/ - slide into from below or out of upwards
\ - slide into from above or out of downwards
~ - vibrato
W - wide vibrato
tr - trill
TP - tremolo picking
T - tapping
S - slap
P - pop
< - fade in
^ - brush up
v - brush down


They seem to almost show up on a daily basis. laugh.gif


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