The world of Open Tunings is fascinating for the fingerstyle guitarist. There are many roads to travel and in these three lessons five tunings are presented with a wide variety of musical themes and ideas from medieval to Celtic to gospel to country. For the intermediate guitarist.
Lesson One: TUNING: OPEN G (D G D G B D): Just A Closer Walk With Thee and Black Mountain Rag.
Lesson Two: OPEN G MINOR (D G D G Bb D): The Landlady, Sparkling On The Wind; OPEN C (C G C G C E): House Carpenter and One Kind Favor.
Lesson Three: E A D E A E TUNING: Martin Carthy's arrangement of La Rotta; Davey Graham's playing of Lord Inchiquin and Lord Mayo and the Celtic dance tunes Hardiman The Fiddler and Fairies Hornpipe. CROSSNOTE TUNING (D A D F A D) for an alternate version of La Rotta.
Level 2/3 • 36 page tab/music book With 3 CDs