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Topic II: How to Tune Your Guitar

Here is the second topic of "the Basics of Guitar_Part II"...This is one of the most important lesson in my opinion...So carefully read this and apply it practically...Hope you will do it easily...Visit my Facebook Page (Any Body Can Play Guitar) for more updates...Thanks...

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Topic II: How to Tune Your Guitar

  1. 1. How To Tune Your Guitar - Biswarup Majumder
  2. 2.  If you want to be a guitar god, you need to have a properly tuned guitar.  Tuning your guitar properly can make a huge difference on the impact of your music.  A nicely tuned instrument can send chills of musical ecstasy down your audiences' spines, while a guitar with a poor tuning job might make the audience cringe and you might be peeling tomato pulp off your face after the show.  Here I show you many methods on how to tune a guitar. So let’s start ….
  3. 3. Two Things To Remember 1) Know which note is assigned to each string on the guitar :
  4. 4. 2) Know the correct tuning pegs for each string :
  5. 5. 3 Ways To Tune A Guitar 1. By using a guitar tuner 2. By using a piano 3. By using octaves and reference notes
  6. 6. Tuning with a guitar tuner
  7. 7. Required Tools Electronic Guitar Tuner Guitar Tuner for Android
  8. 8.  An electronic tuner reads the pitch of a sound and tells you whether or not the pitch is correct.  I have two physical tuners but most of the time I find myself using an app called GuitarTuna for android phones. You can use any app that you like as long as you make sure that it has a strong user base, high rating and nice reviews.  Until your ear is well trained in hearing pitches, this can be much more accurate way to tune.
  9. 9. Tuning to a keyboard
  10. 10.  If you have a piano or electric keyboard nearby, play the correct key (see diagram) and slowly turn the corresponding tuning key until the sound of the string matches the sound of the keyboard.
  11. 11. Tuning the guitar to itself [Relative Tuning]
  12. 12.  Tune the 6th string to E on the piano (or some other fixed pitch instrument). You can also use an electronic guitar tuner.  Depress the 6th string at the 5th fret. Play it and you will hear the note A, which is the same note as the 5th string open. Turn the 5th string tuning key until the pitch of the 5th string matches that of the 6th string.  Depress the 5th string at the 5th fret. Play it and you will hear the note D, which is the same note as the 4th string open. Turn the 4th string tuning key until the pitch of the 4th string matches that of the 5th string.
  13. 13.  Depress the 4th string at the 5th fret. Play it and you will hear the note G, which is the same note as the 3rd string open. Turn the 3rd string tuning key until the pitch of the 3rd string matches that of the 4th string.  Depress the 3rd string at the 4th fret. Play it and you will hear the note B, which is the same note as the 2nd string open. Turn the 2nd string tuning key until the pitch of the 2nd string matches that of the 3rd string.  Depress the 2nd string at the 5th fret. Play it and you will hear the note E, which is the same note as the 1st string open. Turn the 1st string tuning key until the pitch of the 1st string matches that of the 2nd string.
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