Tips & Tricks

Music Orange Library Online Tips #1 by Music Orange

Here are some quick tips to help you find the perfect tracks for your projects faster when using MOLO (Music Orange Library Online).

It's pretty intuitive already, but these simple tricks will speed things up even more:

  • Your space bar is your PAUSE/PLAY button. You can use it to stop and resume playback.

  • Use your up and down arrows to quickly navigate through the tracks in any genre.

  • When you're ready to download a track, just click on the download icon in the bottom left of the player.

Thanks for reading, and happy hunting for great tracks. If you need any help don't hesitate to contact us.

Cheers,
The Music Orange Team

A Handy Guide to Stringed Instrument Tunings by Music Orange

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BARITONE GUITAR

Common: B-E-A-D-F#-B

Also: A-D-G-C-E-A and C-F-A#-D#-G-C

BASS

4-string: E-A-D-G

5-string: B-E-A-D-G

6-string: B-E-A-D-G-C

DOBRO, LAPSTEEL

G-B-D-G-B-D

GUITAR: STANDARD TUNINGS

6-string: E-A-D-G-B-E

7-string: B-E-A-D-G-B-E

GUITAR: OPEN TUNINGS

Open A: E-A-C#-E-A-E or E-A-E-A-C♯-E

Open B: B-F♯-B-F♯-B-D♯

Open C: C-G-C-G-C-E

Open C6: C-A-C-G-C-E

Open D: D-A-D-F♯-A-D. To make playing minor chords easier, tune the F# to F instead.

Open E: Use open D tuning and capo the second fret

Open F: F-A-C-F-C-F

Open G: D-G-D-G-B-D - To sound like Keith Richards, remove the lowest string or tune to G–G–D–G–B–D

GUITAR: DROP TUNINGS

Drop B: B-F#-B-E-G#-C#

Drop D: D-A-D-G-B-E

Drop C: C-G-C-F-A-D

Double Drop D: D-A-D-G-B-D

GUITAR: SOME OTHER TUNINGS

DADGAD or Celtic: D-A-D-G-A-D

DADADD: D-A-D-A-D-D

Standard D: D-G-C-F-A-D

Nashville: This is just standard tuning, but replace the E-A-D-G strings with lighter gauges (you can get them from a 12-string set) and tune these strings an octave up.

MANDOLIN

G-D-A-E

TENOR GUITAR

Standard: C-G-D-A

Chicago Tuning: D-G-B-E

Guitar Tuning: A-D-G-B

Irish: G-D-A-E 

UKULELE

Soprano or concert: G-C-E-A, usually with the 4th string G tuned an octave higher so that it’s a major second below the A string.

Tenor: G-C-E-A, usually with the 4th string G tuned so that it’s a major ninth below the A string.

Baritone: D-G-B-E