Open D Tuning - DADF#AD

Animated Open D Tuning - DADF#AD tab by ActionTab on guitar. So easy you'll be playing in minutes.

An Open Tuning is where the open strings are tuned to notes for a particular chord. So, when you strum across the open strings you get that full chord (unlike strumming across standard tuned strings, where doing that doesn't really sound so good).

This also means that you can get other full chords just by barring 1 finger across a single fret. Nice and easy. Because of this, bottleneck / guitar slides are commonly used with open tunings.

One of the most common Open Tunings is called Open D Tuning. Here the strings are tuned to notes of a D major chord (D - F# - A). When applied to 6 strings, this gives us D A D F# A D:

Low D - A - D - F# - A - D

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