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Guitar fretting patterns with DADF♯AD tuning

As a follow up to Guitar fretting patterns with DADFAD tuning here are some more patterns, for when you tune the F up to F♯.

The three new patterns

Dots (•) indicate on-scale fret positions. Open strings are also always on scale with these patterns.

The ♢♯ (diamond sharp) pattern

String 1 2 3 4 5
D    
A      
F♯        
D        
A      
D    

The ♡♯ (heart sharp) pattern

String 1 2 3 4 5
D    
A      
F♯        
D        
A      
D    

The ♧♯ (clubs sharp) pattern

String 1 2 3 4 5
D    
A      
F♯        
D        
A      
D    

Signature → Capo+Pattern

A zero indicates no capo. A number followed by a suit indicator indicates a capo at that fret and which fretting pattern to use.

signature capo+pattern
3♧♯,5♢♯
3♡♯
0♢♯,5♡♯
♭♭ 1♧♯,3♢♯
♯♯ 0♡♯,5♧♯
♭♭♭ 1♡♯,6♧♯
♯♯♯ 0♧♯,2♢♯
♭♭♭♭ 1♢♯,6♡♯
♯♯♯♯ 2♡♯
♭♭♭♭♭ 6♢♯
♯♯♯♯♯ 2♧♯,4♢♯
♭♭♭♭♭♭/♯♯♯♯♯♯ 4♧♯

When there are alternatives, use the lower capo number for a fuller sound or the higher capo number for a brighter sound.

You can additionally put a partial capo on the bass strings (or retune them).

Capo+Pattern → Signature

capo ♢♯ ♡♯ ♧♯
0 ♯♯ ♯♯♯
1 ♭♭♭♭ ♭♭♭ ♭♭
2 ♯♯♯ ♯♯♯♯ ♯♯♯♯♯
3 ♭♭
4 ♯♯♯♯♯ ♯♯♯♯♯♯ ♭♭♭♭♭♭/♯♯♯♯♯♯♯
5 ♯♯
6 ♭♭♭♭♭ ♭♭♭♭ ♭♭♭

Together with DADFAD

Combining these two tunings (maybe with a pitch-key on F/F♯, or just with a good ear and quick fingers) and six patterns gives you the full circle of fifths within the first two frets of capo.

capo ♢♯ ♡♯ ♧♯
0 ♭♭ ♯♯ ♯♯♯
1 ♭♭♭♭♭ ♭♭♭♭♭♭/♯♯♯♯♯♯ ♯♯♯♯♯ ♭♭♭♭ ♭♭♭ ♭♭
2 ♯♯ ♯♯♯ ♯♯♯♯ ♯♯♯♯♯
3 ♭♭♭ ♭♭♭♭ ♭♭♭♭♭ ♭♭
4 ♯♯♯♯ ♯♯♯ ♯♯ ♯♯♯♯♯ ♯♯♯♯♯♯ ♭♭♭♭♭♭/♯♯♯♯♯♯♯
5 ♭♭ ♭♭♭ ♯♯
6 ♭♭♭♭♭♭/♯♯♯♯♯♯ ♯♯♯♯♯ ♯♯♯♯ ♭♭♭♭♭ ♭♭♭♭ ♭♭♭
signature capo+pattern
0♦,2♣,3♧♯,5♢♯
0♥,3♡♯,5♦
0♢♯,2♥,5♡♯
♭♭ 0♣,1♧♯,3♢♯,5♥
♯♯ 0♡♯,2♦,4♣,5♧♯
♭♭♭ 1♡♯,3♦,5♣,6♧♯
♯♯♯ 0♧♯,2♢♯,4♥
♭♭♭♭ 1♢♯,3♥,6♡♯
♯♯♯♯ 2♡♯,4♦,6♣
♭♭♭♭♭ 1♦,3♣,6♢♯
♯♯♯♯♯ 1♣,2♧♯,4♢♯,6♥
♭♭♭♭♭♭/♯♯♯♯♯♯ 1♥,4♧♯,6♦

Demo

Here is a demo of the ♡♯ pattern:

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