How to Tune a Banjo to E with a Capo?

Answer The banjo is a musical instrument that usually has five strings and is heard in all sorts of music from bluegrass to folk to pop. The most common tuning for a standard five-string banjo is the open... Read More »

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How to Tune a Five String (American) Banjo?

The 5-string Banjo is a very "happy" instrument that can give anyone hours of fun. If you don't tune it, though, you are in BIG trouble; few sounds are more vile than an un-tuned banjo. Here are th... Read More »

What is capo used for with a guitar?

A capo (short for capotasto) is a device used to alter the key of the music being played while allowing the player to use the chords of another key.What is a capo?A capo is a clamping device that i... Read More »

What does a guitar capo do?

A guitar capo raises the pitch of unfretted strings by clamping them at the neck of the guitar. By manipulating the capo, a guitarist is able to change the key and pitch of those unfretted strings ... Read More »

How to Use the Capo on a Dobro?

A Dobro, or resonator-style guitar, provides a unique and melodic sound especially favored by blues and bluegrass musicians. Changing the pitch of the guitar by using a capo is an effective and eas... Read More »