Tunings for the Irish bouzouki

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The fretboard and the tuner only display four strings but the Irish bouzouki has eight strings. When tuning, adjust the strings in pairs of adjacent strings, i.e four courses (four pairs).

General Tunings

Miscellaneous Tunings

Major Open Tunings

If you are missing any specific tuning for the Irish bouzouki , please feel free to send us a suggestion and we will do our best to update our database.

For other mandolin types in the family, see the Mandolin Family.

The tuner is fully chromatic but if you need a reference of a specific tuning when tuning by ear or if you want to tune any other instrument follow the steps in how to setup the guitar tuner for other instruments