Posted by Rick Denney on June 03, 2003 at 12:51:09:
In Reply to: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: B&S 4P posted by It's not... on May 29, 2003 at 20:24:25:
So, what happens when everyone starts playing at 445 to sound like Vienna? Then, Vienna will have to tune to A-450 to have that characteristic "Vienna" sound.
This sort of pitch inflation is the reason for the establishment of the international pitch standard in the first place.
Rick "who wonders why anyone would want to stretch steel strings so tight on a 300-year-old violin designed for gut strings tuned to A-425" Denney