Harmony Central forum member Queequeg proposed the tuning DADEBa. Here’s what he had to say:
Billy McLaughlin uses this tuning: DADEBa
I offer it up not because it is so difficult a challenge; rather because it is so unusual with the 1st string (A) being lower in pitch than the 2nd (B).
And it makes for some lovely possibilities, and perhaps you haven’t tried this one just yet.
I recorded Breaking of the Shells in this tuning (available on the Annex)
You’re right Queequeg, I’ve never tried this one before. I have something lined up this evening but I should be able to attend to this challenge tomorrow.
See you then!