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I am familiar with 'Nashville Strung' or 'High Strung' guitar situations, but not Nashville tuning. In Nashville Strung, a standard six-string guitar is strung with the typical three light-guage (un-wound) on the bottom three strings, and the three upper (normally wound, heavier strings) are replaced with the same three light-gauge strings. This creates ...


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I think it's worth mentioning here that a major reason that guitarists and other stringed instruments use an alternate tuning is to accommodate a singer's voice. Though I believe you are referring specifically to instrumental music given your example, this fact also supports the case that D# tuning (usually called Eb tuning) is not that rare at all, at least ...


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I can't speak to the logistics of connecting your particular keyboard. But one piece of software that is useful for this (and has been around forever) is Scala. Depending on the abilities of your equipment, it can export tuning files in various formats or use MIDI pitch bends to allow real-time performance on an instrument that doesn't natively support ...


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Cubase has its Micro Tuner in the MIDI Effects section. I'm not clear if different tunings can be set in different octaves. From the description I suspect not, but I'll check when I get to my 'big' computer where Cubase lives! https://steinberg.help/cubase_plugin_reference/v9/en/_shared/topics/plug_ref/micro_tuner_r.html


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Engineer and musician's answer: Another way you can think about it is that when you fret up the neck, you are essentially creating "fatter" strings. Imagine fretting almost all the way up to the bridge; the segment of string would start looking like a barrel. The engineering answer is that the barrel has a different area to length ratio (actually area-...


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This is really going to depend on the music. For example, if you are playing a first-inversion major chord (for example, you have a G♯ in an E-major chord) then your pitch should be lower than it would otherwise be (assuming that the E and B played by the other strings are in tune with the piano). However, nobody will notice this much unless the chord is ...


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This question is related to many others about leading tones and equal temperament with good answers and also wikipedia information like this here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equal_temperament that render excellent explanations with background information so I can give you a short answer without repeating the entire history of music and temperament. It is ...


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The piano might not even be playing. If it is, it is indeed probably the best reference. However in other circumstances it is possible that you would play a slightly different pitch for (example) an E natural as the major third on a C chord, compared to the fifth on an A chord. To understand why this is, you need to understand how intervals (like major ...


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why so many so called "piano tech" keep mentioning the words "serious damaged" and experienced when coming to piano tuning? I believe anybody who can use the screwdriver can tune their piano with $20 piano tuning kit from Amazon and free app on their phone or PC. Don't make a piano tuning works sound like a multi-million project. People hire tuners only ...


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Despite the suggestive name, "Piano Tuner" is not an appropriate app for tuning pianos. It's just a regular chromatic tuning app for musical instruments other than the piano. To accurately tune a piano an app needs to somehow calculate a "stretched" tuning that tunes the treble sharper and the bass flatter than normal "equal temperament" would require. (...


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I have corrected this ! The guy below gave the correct answer, but I've worked it out so it can be used practically. Present length^2 / needed length^2 = desired frequency / known frequency Working that out needed length = Square root of (present length * present length * known frequency /desired frequency ) 349.2 hz is desired freq 91.4 cm is ...


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