Standard Pitch (A440). Where did it come from? Has the standard changed over time? If so, which one, if there is such a thing, is correct or true? Does it matter? If it does matter, how so? Is there evidence in nature as to what is most natural as to our pitch standards?
This is a fascinating subject for me. As you will see in the video below (which are all my own ideas, theories, and opinions by the way, and it is OK for you to disagree ;~), I ask these questions and more. Let me know what YOU think.
Have fun with it and experiment on your own. It won’t harm your instrument to tune it differently. Mine actually LIKES it better. The sound seems to open up and get bigger when tuning down 1/2 step… gee… maybe that has something to do with standard pitch being about a 1/2 step lower back with the “Stradavari” model and design was being perfected? Today’s violins and their exacting dimensions where actually meant to be tuned to today’s Ab!!!!
I’d love to hear your opinions on this theory! (Use the form below)
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