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Open Tuning CGCECC – Key of C Major

Today is alt tuning #163 since starting on January 1, 2016. My open string notes are:


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Today’s song/idea is titled, “Mannequin” in the key of C Major.

I wrote “Mannequin” this morning as I thought about all the things that burden me today. I’m thankful that I have music to be able to express myself in ways words fail me.

Today’s tuning is another variation of Open C Tuning.

Tonight I’m using a synth called “Orbit” from Wide Blue Sound .

Thank you for listening.

Here are the chords I’m playing while using the full version of our chord charts, which illustrate 167 chords in this tuning:

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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 how to use alternate tunings to expand and develop your own songwriting, give me a call at 888-7-GUITAR or use our online form to reach out to me here.

Until next time…

~Scott Quillin

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


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