[Dixielandjazz] Bb is the key of life

lswain at penrose.com lswain at penrose.com
Fri Sep 19 13:28:14 PDT 2003

On 19 Sep 2003 at 9:37, Andy.Ling at Quantel.Com wrote:

Subject:        	[Dixielandjazz] Bb is the key of life

> It's official. Forget all those horrible sharp keys used
> by others. The Jazz key of Bb is what nature uses. A recent
> report states :-
> Astronomers have found, for the first time, sound waves 
> from a super-massive black hole. The "note", pitched at
> B flat and fifty seven octaves below middle C, is the 
> deepest ever detected from any object in the Universe. 
> And the tremendous amounts of energy carried by these 
> sound waves may solve a long-standing problem in astrophysics.
> You'd need one enormous tuba to get down that low though.
> For those interested, there is more info at :-
> http://www.nasa.gov/lb/home/hqnews/2003/sep/HQ_03284_Chandra_Hears.htm
> l

Yeah, right.  But we pianner players know that the real reason Bb is 
preferred is because all those trumpet, clarinet, tenor sax, etc., 
players get to play in C.

Larry Swain

L. R. Swain
Penrose, Inc.

LSWAIN at penrose.com
617 571 7885

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