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Here's one crazy theory: If you hadn't tuned the guitar in those 5 - 6 years, then it's possible the old strings were very loose. If they were loose, then the neck probably would have straightened and even could have become a little back-bowed, which means you would have much less neck relief (or none at all). So right after you put the new strings on and ...


This question gets at the how, but right now I don't have a good explanation of the why. To my ear: yes they are. For frequency ratios above ~1.25 you just hear two tones "on top of" one another. Each is identifiable as a separate entity. It is only at the lower ratios that they merge together into a single, more dissonant, sound. I tested this by ...

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