Complete Book of Alternate Tunings

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This book is the industry standard for guitar alternate tunings. With chapters on 17 popular tunings and info on 30+ more, it includes historical info, tuning charts, chord grids, scales, how to create tunings, and listings of artists’ tunings and capo positions.

Available as a paper book and a digital download.

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This comprehensive book is the industry standard for guitar alternate tunings. Grammy-Award winning guitarist/author Mark Hanson’s book features chapters on 17 of the most popular tunings, plus substantial information on over 30 others. Included are historical info, explanations, tuning charts, chord grids, scales, cascading scales and how to create your own tuning, plus 40 pages of listings of artists, their tunes/tunings and capo positions. Highly recommended!

Available as a paper book and a digital download.

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Tunings

Standard
Major Scales
Minor Scales
Chord Fingerings

D-Family Tunings

Drop-D
D A d g b d ‘
Dsus4 – – “D A D G A D”
Open D
Open D Minor
D A d e a d ‘

G-Family Tunings

Open G
G s u s 4
Open G Minor
D G d g a d’
G6

C-Family Tunings

C G d g b e ‘
C G d g b d ‘
Open C
Open C Minor

Other Tunings

Close-to-Standard Tunings
Other Open Chord Tunings
Slide Guitar Tunings
Hawaiian “Slack Key” Tunings
How to Design Your Own Tunings
Artists’ Tunes and Tunings

Chord Supplement
Tablature Guide

Additional information

Product Type

Physical Product, Digital Download