The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #8895   Message #56118
Posted By: Philippa
28-Jan-99 - 02:04 PM
Thread Name: Irish Bouzouki
Subject: RE: Irish Bouzouki
Why tune it the same as a standard fiddle, banjo, mandolin or mandola? Well, you won't have to change your fingering. But an open D tuning is really nice, and different - if you play the melody line the other strings automatically harmonise.