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Blog » A Horological and Mathematical defense of the "Philosophical Pitch"

Blog » A Horological and Mathematical defense of the "Philosophical Pitch"

A HOROLOGICAL AND MATHEMATICAL DEFENSE OF THE "PHILOSOPHICAL PITCH" In this article Brendan Bombaci will shortly introduce his work: "A Horological and Mathematical Defense of Philosophical Pitch". Even though I can not use his concept for my own...
Blog » A4=415Hz - The Baroque Pitch "Standard"

Blog » A4=415Hz - The Baroque Pitch "Standard"

415HZ - BAROQUE PITCH "STANDARD" Baroque music  is a style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750. The most popular Temperament of that era was Equal Temperament, but various composers did experiment with...
Blog » A4=435Hz - The "Diapason Normal"

Blog » A4=435Hz - The "Diapason Normal"

"DIAPASON NORMAL" (A4=435Hz) The only official (law binding) National concert pitch close to  432 Hz, was a concert pitch called “diapason normal ” at 435 Hz. In 1859  (February 16), the French government pas...
Blog » Audio Frequency (historical time-line)

Blog » Audio Frequency (historical time-line)

AUDIO FREQUENCY (SHORT "HISTORICAL" TIME-LINE) HERTZ Hertz (symbol Hz ) is the unit of frequency in the International System of Units  (SI) and is defined as one  cycle per second  (this is why the Babylonian base-60 numeral...
Blog » C4=256Hz - The "Scientific Pitch"

Blog » C4=256Hz - The "Scientific Pitch"

THE "SCIENTIFIC PITCH" (C4=256Hz) WHAT IS THE "SCIENTIFIC PITCH"? Scientific pitch , also known as philosophical pitch , Sauveur pitch  or Verdi tuning , is an absolute pitch standard that sets middle C (or C4) to 256 Hz. All...
Blog » Cymatics

Blog » Cymatics

CYMATICS Cymatics  is the study of visible sound and vibration. Typically the surface of a plate, diaphragm, or membrane is vibrated, and regions of maximum and minimum displacement are made visible in a thin coating of particles, paste,...
Blog » Fibonacci  "Tones"

Blog » Fibonacci "Tones"

FIBONACCI "TONES" WHO WAS FIBONACCI? The name Fibonacci refers to the Italian Mathematician Leonardo Bigollo, he is famous for introducing the Hindu-Arabic form of numbers to the western world in his book Liber Abaci. Although Fibonacci did...
Blog » Fibonacci Temperaments

Blog » Fibonacci Temperaments

FIBONACCI TEMPERAMENTS WHO WAS FIBONACCI? The name Fibonacci refers to the Italian Mathematician Leonardo Bigollo, he is famous for introducing the Hindu-Arabic form of numbers to the western world in his book Liber Abaci. Although Fibonacci...
Blog » Harmonics Overtones Formants Timbre & Sympathetic Resonance

Blog » Harmonics Overtones Formants Timbre & Sympathetic Resonance

HARMONICS, OVERTONES, FORMANTS, TIMBRE & SYMPATHETIC RESONANCE A little information about harmonics, overtones, formants, timbre and sympathetic resonance and what effect a change of pitch might have on the way instruments and thus a music performance...
Blog » How did A4=440Hz became the standard?

Blog » How did A4=440Hz became the standard?

HOW DID A4=440HZ BECOME A STANDARD? Before concert pitch A4=440Hz became the tuning and manufacturing standard for instruments, there was no (International) Standard Pitch. For centuries it was thought that sound was so ephemeral that any attempt...
Blog » Instruments & Tuning

Blog » Instruments & Tuning

INSTRUMENTS & TUNING I have noticed that within tuning communities practical implementation of tuning concepts and theories is sometimes forgotten. Naturally many experienced composers and musicians do know about it, but there seem to be a large...
Blog » Myth ⚠ The "Goebbels Concert Pitch" Story

Blog » Myth ⚠ The "Goebbels Concert Pitch" Story

MYTH ⚠ THE "GOEBBELS' CONCERT PITCH" STORY (MYTH, A PSEUDO-HISTORICAL STORY, HOAX ) According to many online sources about 432-tuning  and articles about the "Ancient Solfeggio Frequencies ", Joseph Goebbels – the propaganda minister of Hit...
Blog » Myth ⚠ The Ancient Solfeggio Tone Frequencies

Blog » Myth ⚠ The Ancient Solfeggio Tone Frequencies

⚠ MYTH: THE ANCIENT SOLFEGGIO TONE FREQUENCIES Note: if you ended up here at this article because of Dr. Horowitz' critics (at www.waronwethepeople.com/roels-world/ ) about my article (written on the 2nd of October 2013) and me in person, t...
Dr Horowitz Responds

Dr Horowitz Responds

DR. HOROWITZ' RESPONDS ... I wrote this blog article to shed some light on the conspiracy gossip (you can't even seriously call it 'slander' or as Mr. Horowitz calls it 'evil talk') in the article 'Massive Investment in Counter-intelligence to Discredit...
Blog » Pitch Inflation - The Analogue Loudness War?

Blog » Pitch Inflation - The Analogue Loudness War?

PITCH INFLATION … THE ANALOGUE LOUDNESS WAR? If you know a little about "pitch inflation" and about the "loudness war", then you might see similarities in the effect they have on music. The "pitch inflation" (the rise of the pitch levels used i...
Blog » Sound and Light / Colour

Blog » Sound and Light / Colour

LIGHT & SOUND, COLOUR & MUSIC LIGHT & SOUND, COLOUR & MUSIC Is there a relationship between sound and light? You would not be the first to ask this question, in fact, this question was put "on the table" by some of great composers...
Blog » Tempo & Pitch - Bpm & Cps - Rhythm & Harmony

Blog » Tempo & Pitch - Bpm & Cps - Rhythm & Harmony

TEMPO & PITCH - RHYTHM & HARMONY The idea of an assumed relationship between Bpm (Beats Per Minute) and Cps (Cycles Per Second, a once-common English name for the unit of frequency now known as the hertz) is - in my opinion - a valid...
Blog » Tuning and Frequencies Basics

Blog » Tuning and Frequencies Basics

TUNING SYSTEMS, SOUND & FREQUENCY BASICS WHAT "MAKES" A TUNING SYSTEM? A tuning system is Concert Pitch  + Musical Interval System (+  Temperament ).  CONCERT PITCH A "Concert Pitch" is a tone used as REFERENCE...
Blog » Why using a lower Pitch then the standard of A4=440Hz?

Blog » Why using a lower Pitch then the standard of A4=440Hz?

WHY USING A LOWER PITCH THEN THE STANDARD OF A4=440HZ? There would be various subjective reasons I could give, like that it sounds and feels better to me, but that might just be a matter of taste ... I could also quote various authors that shared...