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mpexus

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Around 50 years aftyer someone thought "Do, re, mi, fa, sol is too complex, let's use single letters instead, and let's put A for la instead of do to mistify everyone".
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At least they went for letters and not Stones sizes or Bird Feather Lengths to describe the notes ;)
 

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That's what I used to do. His keyboard was a little off, so we tuned to it so it wasn't off anymore.

Also...when the hell did we start adding numbers to tuning?
Always tune to the most difficult instrument to tune.

Also...since 1834, when tuning forks started to have their pitch measured in cycles per second ("cps"), but it didn't really start to catch on until the mid-20th century.

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At least they went for letters and not Stones sizes or Bird Feather Lengths to describe the notes ;)

Yeah, but drop golden eagle wing-tip is a great guitar tuning!
 

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:lol:
At least they went for letters and not Stones sizes or Bird Feather Lengths to describe the notes ;)
To be fair, there is a logic behind starting the alphabet with la: it's the note everybody tunes to, so it makes sense to start with it, somehow. Starting with do (also known as "ut", don't ask) was designed so the key fell on the proper line on sheet music.
 


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