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Praise the Lord With Guitar in Open Tuning! (27 hymns/traditional sacred music arranged for fingerstyle guitar)

By Ellsworth McMeen

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Guitar, Guitar Tab, Acoustic Guitar - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Ellsworth McMeen. Arranged by Ellsworth McMeen. Christian, Gospel, Sacred, General Worship, Folk. Set of Parts. 140 pages. Published by Ellsworth McMeen (S0.539946).

Item Number: S0.539946

 FORMATTED FOR TWO-SIDED PRINTING: Internationally acclaimed acoustic guitarist Ellsworth ("El") McMeen has been arranging hymns and other spiritual music for guitar for over 30 years. He started in standard guitar tuning, but moved away from that tuning into various so-called "open" tunings. He has been called the "King of CGDGAD tuning," in light of his prolific arrangements and compositions in that lush and evocative tuning. This major work of spiritual music contains 27 guitar settings of hymns, spirituals, and gospel songs, all lovingly arranged for solo fingerstyle guitar. The tunes covered are in the CGDGAD tuning, except as otherwise indicated. El is included in the Digitaldreamdoor listing of the 100 Greatest Acoustic Guitarists. Many of El's recordings are described here:

The audio sampler contains excerpts from these 10 songs, all in CGDGAD tuning:
1. Be Still My Soul
2. Be Thou My Vision
3. Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus
4. Fairest Lord Jesus
5. Give Me Jesus
6. Go, Tell it on the Mountain
7. Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
8. Must Jesus Bear the Cross Alone
9. Nearer My God to Thee
10.What Child Is This

El's double-lenth recording called "Gospel Guitar Treasures" can be found here:

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