[Harp-L] How much is Enough?

JOSEPH LEONE 3n037@xxxxx
Mon Aug 5 13:11:20 EDT 2019

Yes Sir Richard, but you are talking customers. A person in the audience isn't going to have such high standards. Most of the people I hear at spah are off 10 cnts on occasion. :)

> On August 5, 2019 at 10:52 AM Richard Hunter <rhunter377 at xxxxx> wrote:
> Chesper Nevins wrote:
> It is my opinion that I (and perhaps others?) will accept a pitch that is
> within a max of 10 cents sharp or flat as being relatively in tune.  More
> than that is audible as a different pitch.
> ****
> I tuned pianos for a living for close to 10 years, and I can assure you
> that a pitch that's 10 cents off sounds noticeably out of tune.  None of my
> customers would have accepted that..
> Try tuning the draw 4 or blow 6 reed 10 cents flat, play that against the
> lower octave, and tell me whether you hear a difference.
> Thanks, Richard Hunter
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