Fingerstyle Guitar in Open G Tuning (DVD)

There is much to love about playing fingerstyle guitar in the Open G tuning (DGDGBD). Guitarists of virtually all types of music - country, blues, folk, rock and slack key, etc. - have been susceptible to its charms. Because the guitar is tuned DBDGBD, simply playing all the strings without fretting, has a rich, appealing tone.

Open G is perfect for playing Blind Mary by the great 18th century blind Irish harper Turlough O'Carolan. Two tunes from the 19th Century are included: Stephen Foster's Jea ...more

Product Number:
GW1032
Format:
DVD
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Binding:
Boxed
Size:
5.25 x 7.5
UPC:
796279113977
Publisher:
Grossman's Guitar Workshop
Date Published:
10/22/2015

There is much to love about playing fingerstyle guitar in the Open G tuning (DGDGBD). Guitarists of virtually all types of music - country, blues, folk, rock and slack key, etc. - have been susceptible to its charms. Because the guitar is tuned DBDGBD, simply playing all the strings without fretting, has a rich, appealing tone.

Open G is perfect for playing Blind Mary by the great 18th century blind Irish harper Turlough O'Carolan. Two tunes from the 19th Century are included: Stephen Foster's Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair and Sebastian Yradier's La Paloma. There are two tunes from the fiddle tradition: The Girl I Left Behind Me and Off to California. My Romance by Rodgers and Hart is from the jazz canon and is likely to be a first of its kind arranged in Open G. Finally, Paul Simon's Still Crazy After all These Years works well in Open G.

Level 2/3, 1 DVD (108 minutes). Tab/music material is on the DVD.

Titles include: Blind Mary, Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair, La Paloma, The Girl I Left Behind Me, Off to California, My Romance and Still Crazy After All These Years

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