Re: [Harp-L] what key to play Casino?

Key of C

On Thursday, December 12, 2013 9:11 AM, Joseph Leone <3n037@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I believe the key is A. I remember checking that a long time ago. But I could be off, and it might be Bb. A was known as 'the radio key' and was supposed to have the most pleasant sound over the radio. And may be why music pitch was geared to A 440? Both Leo Diamond and Richard Hayman were known to have used A chromatics a lot. Though I never found a definitive reason for that. 

smokey joe

On Dec 11, 2013, at 12:25 PM, Robert Hale wrote:

> Each Casino I've been in sounds like all the machine sounds are in the same
> key. I think I hear tones of a Major 6th chord. (Like wind chimes)
> Probably a good idea, since a room full of non-coordinated machines would
> make someone crazy in minutes. So, the blend.
> What KEY is that? and how did they get makers to unify the bell sounds of
> slots?
> Someone could record, on their next visit?
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