Base is commonly a misspelled word for “bass” in music. Bass refers to the lower frequencies or range of notes in music.
The word “Base” could technically be used to describe things such as a person’s skills in music, e.g. a “musical base”, but it’s not used that often.
What is Bass?
Bass is the low-pitched range of notes on a musical scale. You can identify the bass in music by its deep, heavy sound.
What’s the difference between bass guitar and guitar?
In the 41-second Youtube video, you can hear that the bass has a lower pitch compared to the guitar. Bass guitars have thicker strings, which create a deeper, richer sound. You can also see that bass guitars have four strings, while guitars have six.