Month: May 2013

Intonation – Hunting the myths



Música das esferas Continuing the previous article on tuning, it is time to look at some of the theory and science behind how we play in tune. In this issue, we will discuss the harmonic series and some his­torical aspects of tuning. To fully under­stand “how” to tune, it is always good to dis­cuss the prin­ciples behind the practical subject of tuning. I have seen many musi­cians who have great difficulty in grasping the “why” of tuning — and, con­sequently, “how” to play in tune. This should be of concern to all musicians — but, with many recorder players, what happens is that they assume that using a correct fingering will automatically produce a note pla - Leia mais...
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