String Instrument Tunings

Stringed Instrument Tunings: Many Tunings

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Instrument Tunings String instruments, all tunings from low to high strings Standard Guitar EADGBE Requinto GCFBbDG Dobro GBDGBD Hawaiian Guitar- G low bass DGDGBD G high Bass GBDGBD many other tunings in use; see internet article Banjos: C tuning 5 string; 5th str G, CGBD G tuning 5 string; 5th str G, DGBD many other tunings for 5 str. are used more rarely Plectrum; CGBD Tenor; CGDA Irish style Tenor; GDAE Mandolin Family: Mandolin GDAE Mandola CGDA Octave Mandolin GDAE Mandocello CGDA Bouzouki 6 string Greek (3 course) DAD, low str in octaves 8 string Greek (4 course) CFAD, c...

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Oud & Cumbus Tunings: Many Tunings

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Tunings For Oud and Cumbus by David Brown Start at string number 6 or your lowest pitch (and the thickest) Standard Egyptian/Arab: D G A D G C Old Turkish Classical: A D E A D G (most instruments will need a heavier gauge string set for this specific tuning). New Turkish Classical: F# B E A D G Turkish/Armenian: E A B E A D Turkish/Armenian Variant: C# F# B E A D Standard Cumbus: D E A D G C Cumbus can also use any Oud tuning

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