Today’s alternate tuning is Open Cm add 4 with the following open string notes: D#…
It’s a beautiful day in Alt Tuning Land – where lad and fad can enjoy a sparkling tuning every day!
Today’s tuning brings us to somewhat familiar ground when we explored Open C madd4 tuning with a li’l ditty called “Spit Bath” on January 16th.
Today’s example is Open G madd4 tuning with the notes:
D A# C G C D
This is a song I wrote while improvising and experimenting today in Open G madd4 tuning in the key of C Natural Minor. It’s called “Deliverer”:
Below are 6-string fretboards that show some of the scale notes, numbers, scale degrees and intervals of C Natural Minor in Open G7sus tuning:
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.