Alternate tunings

Guides to alternate tunings. Drop tunings and open tunings.

Drop tunings

guitar with drop D tuning

Drop D tuning

Learn chords to play in Drop D tuning on the guitar.

guitar with drop C tuningDrop C tuning

Learn chords to play in Drop C tuning on the guitar.

guitar with drop B tuningDrop B tuning

Learn chords to play in Drop B tuning on the guitar.

guitar with Double Drop D tuningDouble Drop D tuning

Learn chords to play in Double Drop D tuning on the guitar.

Open tunings

guitar with open D tuningOpen D tuning

Learn chords to play in open D tuning on the guitar.

guitar with open E tuningOpen E tuning

Learn chords to play in open E tuning on the guitar.

guitar with open G tuningOpen G tuning

Learn chords to play in open G tuning on the guitar.

guitar with DADGAD tuningDADGAD tuning

Learn chords to play in the DADGAD tuning on the guitar.

guitar with EADGBD tuningEADGBD tuning

Learn chords to play in the EADGBD tuning on the guitar.

guitar with CGDGCD tuningCGDGCD tuning

Learn chords to play in the CGDGCD (a.k.a. Csus2) tuning on the guitar.


"Tuning to a chord" is the theme of open tunings. Concerning the "drop tunings", these are tunings in which one or more strings are tuned down one or more steps.

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