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Questions tagged [intonation]

Marks questions discussing the precise control over pitch that musicians exhibit as part of their technique; also used to describe the tuning of one's instrument or one's system of tuning.

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Electric guitar out of tune on 12th fret(intonation)

I just bought an electric guitar (stratocaster), and I'm a beginner, so setting it up is a welcome and annoying challenge. The issue I have is with the intonation. The high E is fine on the open ...
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How to bridge fifths across 3 strings on violin/viola

I'm familiar with bridging a finger across 2 strings to play fifths and all of the weirdness that happens to get that in tune (fingers, it turns out have a certain roundness). I'm also aware that it ...
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