Web Exclusive: Erik Mongrain's Tunings

Canadian acoustic guitar virtuoso Erik Mongrain—featured in the February 2008 issue of GP—employs numerous open and altered tunings. Tunings for most of the songs on his Fates and Equilibrium albums are shown here (spelled low-to-high).
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“PercusienFa” and “AirTap!” (F, A, C, F, C, F)

“Fusions” (A, A, D, F#, A, A)

“Fates” (A#, A#, D, F, G, C)

“La Dernière Pluie” and “A Ripple Effect” (A#, A#, D, F, G, D)

“Géométrie D’une Erreur,” “Maelstrom,” and “Mais Quand?” (A#, A, D, F, A, D)

“Alone In The Mist“ and “Pandora’s Box” (B, F#, D, F#, A, C#)

“Raindigger” (B, F#, D, F#, C#, C#)

“Muse” (E, G, D, F#, A, C#)

“Eon’s Illusion” (E, G, D, G, B, D)

“The Silent Fool” (DADGAD)

“Confusion #8” and “I Am Not” (F, F, D, G, A#, A#)

“Equilibrium” (G, A, D, E, A, E)

Barry Cleveland

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