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Re: Guitar Craft

It's the second time I hear about this "new" tuning on the list.
If I understand it well, from EADGBE tuning it's -4,-2,0,+2,-5,+3 
Does this mean changing the strings?

Thanks for any info regarding this.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <johnsrude@peak.org>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 11:48 PM
Subject: Re: Guitar Craft

>> I have never taken a GC course, so understand that I'm speculating
>> based on what I've read.  It seems to me that...
> I think that you're also going to have to retune your guitar to Fripp's 
> New
> Standard Tuning (NST) which is, from top (lowest pitched) to bottom 
> : C
> G D A E G. The low C is the C below the usual low guitar E.  If you want 
> to
> sound like a Crafty Guitarist, this is good, but I'm not so certain about
> other applications.  There's certainly a good argument for adjusting 
> guitar
> tuning from EADGBE but NST is a pretty radical change and you'll have to 
> leave
> all of your old chops behind.  If you feel that you're in a rut, this 
> be a
> good thing.
> Cheers,
> Kevin
> www.TheNettles.com


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