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Alternate Tunings Reference

Cittern (2) Tuning (C.G.C.G.C.G)

The three pairs of fifths span three octaves and form a wider tuning than usual. The bass is deeper and the treble is higher. Chords tend to sound very "open" with large spacing between adjacent tones, and scales invariably require sliding up and down the fretboard. The stretches are just too long to comfortably play in a single position.

Barring a finger across all six strings sounds a chord that is neither major nor minor, and the three fifths tuning lends itself nicely to pieces that are tonally ambiguous.
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