[Dixielandjazz] Delete if you're not interested in key/tone color
tubaman at tubatoast.com
Thu Oct 5 13:33:39 PDT 2006
On that particular A=440 thing - I have heard that some UK Brass
Bands use instruments that are all slightly sharp (the same
amount ;-) so they sound "brighter" in competition. I don't know if
this is playing by the rulebook...
On Oct 5, 2006, at 1:08 PM, Edgerton, Paul A wrote:
> Just to further muddy the waters, what was the pitch standard used in
> Scriabin's time and what was Rimsky-Korsakov's? I bet it wasn't A=440
> in both cases.
> -- Paul Edgerton, who apologizes for all this pedantry.
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