How To Play An Extra 1,560 Chords On Guitar - DADGAD Tuning Tutorial

by Simon Candy

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar PicIn this video lesson, I show you 3 ways to play guitar in DADGAD tuning.

DADGAD is a beautiful tuning producing lush sounding chords and melodies.

Better yet, it is simple to get up and creating music in DADGAD tuning.

 

 

In this lesson you will learn:

1. DADGAD Chords:

I show you super simple ways to play beautiful sounding chords in DADGAD tuning via a simple chord progression.

2. DADGAD Melodies:

You will learn several ways to approach playing melodies in DADGAD tuning that sound as good, as they are easy to play.

3. Octaves And 5ths:

These can be played in standard tuning, but sound better and are easier to play in DADGAD because of the way these shapes fall under your fingers in this tuning.

Check out the video below to learn how to play guitar in DADGAD tuning:

 

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar Video Content

DADGAD Chords

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar Chords

 

DADGAD Chord Progression

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar Chord Progression 

 

DADGAD Major Scale

• Playing D Major scale on the first string with drone of open strings:

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar Major Scale String 1

 

• Playing D Major scale on the fourth string with drone of open strings:

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar Major Scale String 4

 

DADGAD Octaves

• DADGAD Octave Shapes:

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar Octave Shapes

 

• DADGAD Octave Major Scale:

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar Octave Major Scale

 

• DADGAD Octave Riff 1:

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar Octave Riff 1

 

• DADGAD Octave Riff 2:

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar Octave Riff 2

 

DADGAD 5ths

• DADGAD 5th Shapes:

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar 5th Shapes

 

• DADGAD 5th Major Scale:

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar 5th Scales

 

• DADGAD 5th Riff 1:

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar 5th Riff 1

 

• DADGAD 5th Riff 2:

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar 5th Riff 2

 

• DADGAD 5th Riff 3:

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar 5th Riff 3

 

• DADGAD 5th Riff 4:

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar 5th Riff 4

 

• DADGAD 5th Riff 5:

 

DADGAD Tuning Guitar 5th Riff 5

 

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