CGCGCD - C Modal

Description

A very useful tuning is CGCGCD which has much in common with DADGAD. Both tunings have 3 strings tuned as the main root note of the tuning 2 strings being the 5th and one odd string out. In DADGAD the odd string out is the G which in the key of D is the 4th. In CGCGCD the odd string is the D which in the key of C is the 2nd.

CGCGCD Resources

CGCGCD Guitar Tuner

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G

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D

Songs tuned to CGCGCD

Artist Song Album Tab
Nic Jones Canadee-I-O View Tab
Led Zeppelin The Rain Song
Al Petteway Funky C Funky Do Caledon Wood
The Tea Party winter solstice
Nick Drake canadee-i-o penguin eggs
Kaki King Fortuna Everybody Loves You
The Tallest Man On Earth Wind and Walls There's No Leaving Now
Jay Farrar (Woody Guthrie) Hoping Machine New Multitudes
Owen An Island The King of Whys View Tab

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Videos for CGCGCD on

Improvisation in modal C (CGCGCD)
Improvisation in modal C (CGCGCD)

Courting Is A Pleasure - trad. arranged by Nic Jones (cover #2)
Courting Is A Pleasure - trad. arranged...

My second attempt at Courting Is A Pleasure. This is a Nic Jones arrangement and...

Cartoon - Charlie Dore cover
Cartoon - Charlie Dore cover

This is my take on a great song by Charlie Dore. The instrument is an Ozark Teno...

Part 1 of 5 "Unique Guitar Tunings" Chuck Cannon - 2009 DURANGO Songwriter's Expo/CS
Part 1 of 5 "Unique Guitar Tunings" Chuc...

Tune your guitar to C-G-C-G-C-D (that would be C being the 6th fat low string an...

CGCGCD
CGCGCD

Small composition in CGCGCD.

Alternate Tuning D#F#C#F#A#D# - Key C# Major
Alternate Tuning D#F#C#F#A#D# - Key C# M...

https://AltTunings.com - Today's alternate tuning is D#-F#-C#-F#-A#-D# Open D# m...

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Tuning Map

  • Fret
  • S6
  • S5
  • S4
  • S3
  • S2
  • S1
  • -7
  • A
  • D
  • G
  • C
  • E
  • A
  • -6
  • A#
  • D#
  • G#
  • C#
  • F
  • A#
  • -5
  • B
  • E
  • A
  • D
  • F#
  • B
  • -4
  • C
  • F
  • A#
  • D#
  • G
  • C
  • -3
  • C#
  • F#
  • B
  • E
  • G#
  • C#
  • -2
  • D
  • G
  • C
  • F
  • A
  • D
  • -1
  • D#
  • G#
  • C#
  • F#
  • A#
  • D#
  • 0
  • E
  • A
  • D
  • G
  • B
  • E
  • 1
  • F
  • A#
  • D#
  • G#
  • C
  • F
  • 2
  • F#
  • B
  • E
  • A
  • C#
  • F#
  • 3
  • G
  • C
  • F
  • A#
  • D
  • G
  • 4
  • G#
  • C#
  • F#
  • B
  • D#
  • G#
  • 5
  • A
  • D
  • G
  • C
  • E
  • A
  • 6
  • A#
  • D#
  • G#
  • C#
  • F
  • A#
  • 7
  • B
  • E
  • A
  • D
  • F#
  • B