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Bella Donna by Peppino D’Agostino

    In addition to regularly performing concerts throughout North and South America, Canada, and Europe, D’Agostino has released 12 critically acclaimed albums and two DVDs worldwide. He has been featured on numerous guitar samplers alongside greats like Pat Metheny, Mike Stern, and John Scofield; written numerous guitar instructional books and videos; and in 1997 wrote, composed and produced a soundtrack for the feature-length Italian movie Ardena, directed by Luca Barbareschi. D’Agostino is a featured guitarist in the United Guitar Ensemble, an ensemble composed of seven of the world’s top classical guitarists and D’Agostino on steel string. His most recent solo recording is 2008’s Made In Italy on Mesa BlueMoon Recordings.

    Open D tuning, also called ‘Brady Clark Tuning’ is an open tuning for the acoustic or electric guitar.

    The open string notes in this tuning are D-A-D-F#-A-D (from low E to high E).