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dropped tuning


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Where the lowest string is tuned a tone lower in relation to the normal intervals between strings. For example, a standard tuned guitar that has its low E-string tuned to D would be in dropped D tuning. Dropped tunings allows easy playing of power chords on the lower strings and are used mainly in heavy metal music.

See Also: drop c tuning, drop d tuning

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