3rd Millennium Guitar: An Introduction to Perfect 4th Tuning: An Introduction to Perfect 4Th Tuning

Mel Bay Publications
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Tune your top two strings up a semitone and simplify the guitar. Do you get lost on certain parts of the neck? Do you find yourself getting stuck into the same old patterns and licks? Sometimes it is really difficult to remember which notes are on which string on which frets. If you tune in perfect fourths then everything willmake perfect sense. There are no different fingerings for chords on different string groups. Join the new generation of guitar players tuning all their strings to the fifth fret and accelerating the learning process.
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Publisher
Mel Bay Publications
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Published on
Jun 24, 2011
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Pages
75
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ISBN
9781610659680
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Language
English
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Genres
Music / Instruction & Study / General
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