Today we’re going to look at Open CM7 Tuning in the key of C Major.
The open string notes are:
C G C G B E
Today’s song/idea is called “Tomorrow’s Today.” I wrote it while improvising in Open CM7 Tuning:
Here are the scale notes, numbers and intervals of the C Major Scale in the tuning C, G, C, G, B, E:
It never ceases to amaze me how each alternate/open tuning has its own character, its own unique sound. How many different ways can you play in C Major?
A LOT WHEN YOU USE ALT TUNINGS!
May these daily alt tunings continue to inspire you as you explore songwriting beyond the limitations of standard tuning. If you’d like to learn more about making alt tuning a part of your songwriting, give me a call at 888-7-GUITAR or reach out to me here.
Until next time…
Did you know? Scott started playing guitar when he was 14 years old back in 1982. A Pittsburgh native, Scott resides in Rhode Island where he teaches guitar, bass, music and songwriting. He also records and mixes songs for local bands and artists as well as his own music. He writes and records nearly every day and has a real passion to help others hear their “inner voice” and express that in songs.
You can listen to more of Scott’s music at https://soundcloud.com/scottquillin.