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Old 08-07-2019, 06:08 AM
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Default 7-string nylon, fingerstyle 'Johnny B. Goode'

Classic rock song played on a classical guitar!

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Ha! Cool.

But how do you tune a 7 string nylon?
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Old 08-07-2019, 12:01 PM
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This both Rocks AND Rolls. Good post.

How does one tune a nylon 7 string? As Elmer Fudd might say, “vewwy vewwy cay-fuwwy”.... or so I imagine.

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Old 08-07-2019, 12:31 PM
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Ha! Cool.

But how do you tune a 7 string nylon?
If I'm not mistaken, the lowest string (7th) is tuned to B.
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Old 08-07-2019, 06:53 PM
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But how do you tune a 7 string nylon?

One string at a time.

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Wow. Just wow....Iím impressed.
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Old 08-07-2019, 07:22 PM
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That was a lot of fun, played with great style, idiomatic feel, and panache! Thank you for sharing.

7th string can be tuned anywhere between A and D, A, B or C being most common, I think. I wasn't paying close enough attention to the video, but I did notice that 7th string open (well, capo 1) was utilized while playing the subdominant, which was Eb, so perhaps the 7th string was tuned to D on this video? I'm not sure, perhaps the OP will let us know.
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That was a lot of fun, played with great style, idiomatic feel, and panache! Thank you for sharing.

7th string can be tuned anywhere between A and D, A, B or C being most common, I think. I wasn't paying close enough attention to the video, but I did notice that 7th string open (well, capo 1) was utilized while playing the subdominant, which was Eb, so perhaps the 7th string was tuned to D on this video? I'm not sure, perhaps the OP will let us know.
Can't tell you, it's just a great clip I came across and thought AGFers might enjoy.
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His name is Marcos Kaiser, he's Brazilian and there are other great videos in his channel.

Here in Brazil 7-string nylons are quite common, especially in "choro", which is a traditional music style around here. It's worth a search on YouTube.

As far as Johnny B Goode goes, he also put out a video tab for standard 6-string, here it is:



Hope the link works...
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Yeah, thanks that was pretty awesome. He plays that slightly better than I do.
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7th string can be tuned anywhere between A and D, A, B or C being most common, I think.
That's correct: the 7th string is tuned to whatever you need for the piece you are playing, B being most common, continuing the interval from string to string.
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Thank you, Rodmbds, for sharing the youtube tab!!!!
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just a great clip I came across and thought AGFers might enjoy.
Nice find, thanks!
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