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Methods of tuning the open strings on a guitar or other chordophone that differ from what is considered to be standard.

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Dobro guitars strings and tuning

Having just made a foray into Dobro guitars, finding one that needed some refurbishment, I assumed that the tuning was standard EADGBE, as a normal guitar. Doing some research, I find it's not. For ...
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Which genres of African folk music uses high strung tuning on guitars?

Several links (, for example) make a distinction between high-strung tuning (an octave higher EAD strings) and Nashville tuning (an octave ...
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