Your One-Stop Source For
Music Lyrics
Bass and Guitar Tabs
and More...
Music Lyrics Bass and Guitar Tabs

 

 

Tuning Down the Guitar

Tuning down half a step :

The standard tuning of a guitar is ( from low to high )

E A D G B E

To tune down half a step you must lower the six strings of a half tone, this way the new tune of the guitar will be :

Eb Ab Db GB Bb Eb


Tuning down full step (whole step) :

You must lower the six strings of a whole step and the new tune

Will be : D G C F A D


Tuning down Db :

There are two ways to obtain a Db tuning down, starting from the whole step tuning down you must lower the six strings another half step, so the new tune will be :

Db Gb B E Ab Db

 

Starting from the Open D tuning ( D A D Gb A D ) lower the six strings half a Step, the new tune will be :

Db Ab Db F Ab D

 

 

Note - all these special kinds of tuning are generally used on stage during the gigs to help the singers without changing the sound of a song.

 

 

 Click Here To Report An Error

Click here to return to The Chords Handbook page.

Sign Up For My Newsletter
Subscribe | Unsubscribe

Site Map | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Media Kit | Submissions/Corrections

Website © 2000-2014 mattsmusicpage.com. All rights reserved.

Legal & DMCA: Matt's Music Page has been providing lyrics and tabs in a legal way, paying royalties each year to a few organizations. Then, all lyrics and tabs were removed from the site. Now, there's a new owner to the site, which purchased it August 26, 2014, and he is in negotiation to obtain licensing from BMI at the moment. If you have a specific DMCA request -- please do not hesitate to contact me via the contact button on top. I will do my very best to keep this site fully legal.

Get our toolbar!