How to set your guitar up for Nashville High Strung Tuning

Author: Ian-Bush   Date Posted:2 October 2012 

Artist Guitars

This is a subject that is a little left of center and many of you would not of heard of this before. 

Nashville high strung tuning is basically the process of taking the higher strings only out of a 12 string set. So if you think of a standard 12 string it looks like this

From 6th to 1st

Low E
Octave E

A
Octave A

D
Octave D

G
Octave G

B
(B in unison or the exact same pitch)

E
(E in unison or the exact same pitch)

Nashville High Strung looks like this

Octave E

Octave A

Octave D

Octave G

B

E

For more details check out the article on Wikipedia on Nashville high strung tuning

Here is a lesson video from JustinGuitar.com


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