Martin Simpson – Making Connections in Open Tunings

Jan 15 2016

Martin Simpson – Making Connections in Open Tunings

Martin explores relationships between traditional open (major and minor) tunings and more modern open tunings in this fun, accessible master class. In this lesson, Martin looks at various tunings he uses as part of his signature sound and compares them in relation to each other and to standard tuning.
He demonstrates commonly used chord forms that work in standard and open tunings. Martin’s take on Open Tunings and how they work is an absolute must for any guitar player! Martin also touches on some of his unique right and left hand techniques while teaching you five of his signature tunes – including traditional and contemporary songs.

Some of the topics Martin discusses on this DVD include:

  • Martin’s Explanation of DADGAD
  • The History of DADGAD
  • Chords in DADGAD
  • What DADGAD has in common with Standard Tuning and movable chords
  • Martin’s left hand technique tips
  • Hammer on /Pull off/Push off licks
  • Gsus4 Tuning
  • Fluidity Exercises
  • The Mixolydian Mode
  • Banjo, Blues and Modal Magic
  • Csus4add9 Tuning
  • Making Connections Between Tunings

Songs Taught Include:

  • Long Distance Love
  • Little Musgrave
  • Polly On The Shore
  • When A Knight Won His Spurs
  • Flash Company

Language: English
Year: 2008
Country: Canada
Running time: 72 min
Quality: DVD5
Video: MPEG2 720×480 7 500 kbps NTSC 29.97 fps 4:3
Audio: AC3 2 ch CBR 192 Kbps 48.0 KHz
Booklet: Yes (PDF)
Size: 2 Gb

Martin Simpson - Making Connections in Open Tunings

Martin Simpson – Making Connections in Open Tunings

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2 comments

  1. ucapass /

    Fantastic lesson , thank you Admin !!

  2. Beldenfelder /

    Thanks for all the stuff you are doing

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