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reviewed Looks OK What kind of lute is this, which strings does it use and to which notes are they tuned?
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reviewed Close Is there any software to program accompaniment quickly without electronic keyboard?
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comment What kind of lute is this, which strings does it use and to which notes are they tuned?
What a gorgeous instrument! How lucky are you!
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reviewed No Action Needed What kind of lute is this, which strings does it use and to which notes are they tuned?
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reviewed Close Guidance regarding Harmonica Hohner Silver Star 504/20 Bb
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comment What is an effective way to tune a guitar for an unpracticed ear?
It was also used by Segovia - that's the first time I saw it, in the '60s. Wondered what he was doing ! But, yes, on stage an electronic tuner is the best way to go - especially to check in the middle of a song!
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comment What is an effective way to tune a guitar for an unpracticed ear?
For a beginner, it's possible (I've seen it happen) for a string to be inadvertently tuned an octave out. If the tuner says it's right...
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comment What is an effective way to tune a guitar for an unpracticed ear?
It wasn't me!! However, I've used 5/7 harmonics for 35+yrs, on gtr and bass, and it's by far the best way for me. On well intonated instruments.
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reviewed Approve Getting a Clean Sound with a Vox VT20
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reviewed Delete Truth behind Mozart memorizing Miserere and then writing it down later in full
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comment What are the reasons for tuning instruments based on a frequency other than A440
@CalebHines - does that mean, then, that playing a song in a higher key also makes it sound "brighter"? Maybe that's why key changes occur in songs?
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comment Cantaloupe Island by Herbie Hancock
Seems to me that modal stuff is often considered not to need a key sig., but it will all belong to a certain 'key'. We us the same key sig. for Ionian/Aeolian, so why not for other modes?
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comment Cantaloupe Island by Herbie Hancock
+1 for F Dorian. But why doesn't it have 3 flats for the key sig?
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comment What are the reasons for tuning instruments based on a frequency other than A440
Actually, most non-440 orchestras seem to tune UP. Boston Symphony, New York Phil. =442. German and French also. Berlin Phil. =443 ! Ensembles playing Baroque especially will be down a semitone (ish) to 415.
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comment What are the reasons for tuning instruments based on a frequency other than A440
There are still, apparently, a couple of orchestras which tune to A doesn't=440Hz.Never found out why. A conductor's whim?
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comment Cantaloupe Island by Herbie Hancock
F- is a way to write F minor, probably from NNS. That should make Fm7 = F-7. Sounds to me like the majority of notes played over it are from the F, Ab, C and Eb pool.
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comment Right hand to strum strings
@Chris Cirefice - Different strokes for different folks. I feel that if something is just copied (monkey see- monkey do), it won't do any more than just that. If there's a concrete explanation, then some, at least, will gain an understanding, and at least know what they're doing. So will be able to build on it. Also, I have not a lot of interest in sites that say 'this is how to do it'. Some are excellent, but others have more holes than a colander...