By Sarah McQuaid. Playing and backing traditional Irish music on open-tuned guitar. How to use the tuning and chords, hints on playing Irish music, and lots of tunes in easy-to-read tablature and notation. Discover the quintessential Irish tonalities and harmonies of the DADGAD tuning system, and how to apply the tuning to all your solo and session playing. This comprehensive book provides clear details of chords, scales, and their use in the melodies of the Irish tradition. As with any open tuning, the harmonic possibilities of combining melodies with chiming open strings will add a unique richness and warmth to your guitar playing.