Another somewhat unusual tuning, low C tuning is more often used in Celtic music. You can create some very unique sounds with this one.
- Start by tuning your sixth string down two full tones to C.
- Then tune your fifth string down a tone to G. Check the tuning with the third (G) string.
- Next, tune your second string down a tone to A. Check with the second fret of your third string.
- Lastly, tune your first string down a tone to D. Check with the open fourth string (D).
Tab of Songs in This Tuning...
Danny Boy - A free transcription of El McMeen's arrangement of the famous song, written for a guitar in low C tuning.
Chords in Low C - El McMeen has provided a page full of chord diagrams that can be played in low C tuning.