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Tone Dumb Greg

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Re: Keys and Modes
« Reply #20 on: March 15, 2018, 01:02:24 AM »

In the context of this topic, and just to throw a spanner in the works:

It all depends (or does it?) on what pitch these notes are tuned to:  A=440Hz? A=444Hz? or . . . .  A=430.54 Hz (which equates to the magic C=256Hz)

Does it matter? Is it relevant?

and there lies another can of worms :) I have seen this crop up in the most unexpected places. The musical equivalent of godwin's law.
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Re: Keys and Modes
« Reply #21 on: March 15, 2018, 09:31:45 AM »

C#, F#  description aaaarghhhh! But I like Ab nice and bluesy.
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Re: Keys and Modes
« Reply #22 on: March 15, 2018, 10:27:51 AM »

Well there  are conspiracy theories that Hitler (he of Godwin's Law) and Goebbels engineered the standard of A=440Hz. There are many interesting pages on the internet that deal with this in one way or another.

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