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Use this page to play the correctly tuned notes as an aid to tuning your mandolin.
For a more comprehensive note on tuning, see the Tuning Guide
The courses on a mandolin are tuned as follows:
|String or Course||Note||Listen and Tune|
|Bottom or Fourth (thickest)||GG|
|Top or First (lightest)||E'E'|
|Scale & Chord check||G|
The middle column shows the tuning for the pair of strings (course) for a mandolin