From: Tom MacIntyre
Subject: Re: Acoustic Feedback reduction
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Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2003 21:21:09 GMT
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On Wed, 15 Jan 2003 22:23:35 +1100, "Phil Allison"
>"Kevin Aylward" wrote in message
>> One of my pet peeves is where those sad misguided soles try and tune by
>> using the string harmonic at the fifth fret with the next higher string
>> harmonic on the 7th fret. They like to think that they are clever with
>> this "advanced" technique, by assuming that these harmonics are the
>> same, but they aren't. The standard flattened fifth tuning makes these
>> harmonics slightly off by design. I certainly notice the difference once
>> the punter strums his chord, but they are usually blissfully unaware.
> ** Big Kev can obviously hear tiny pitch errors that go unnoticed by mere
> Must be torture to have super hearing like that.
> Nothing EVER sounds in tune porperly - yuck !!
> .................. Phil
This is true of many trained musicians. When I was playing I could,
without using a reference, always tune my guitar within +/- 2 cents of
standard pitch, and usually within 1 cent...except when hung over. :-)