Today is alt tuning #161 since starting on January 1, 2016. My open string notes are:
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Tonight’s song/idea is titled “Candlelight,” and is the first time I’m featuring a piano in an AltTunings.com Project song along with drums, bass, and of course, acoustic guitar.
I wrote the piano track first as I had the idea in my mind this morning. Then I modified yesterday’s tuning (F#BBEBE), wrote the guitar part to fit the newly recorded piano track, and recorded a “scratch track” to save the idea. I recorded drum tracks (using GetGoodDrums) and bass (using Omniphere/Trillion) on my keyboard.
Here is “Candlelight” – enjoy!
Here are the chords I’m playing while using the full version of our chord charts, which illustrate 167 chords in this 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 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…
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.