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Re: new standard tuning

At 09:09 AM 11/4/96 -0500, you wrote:
>In other words, RF's NST is another modified violin-based tuning:
>       violin: G D A E
>       NST:(C) G D A E (G)
>I think NST would have been perfect fifths if the string technology
>and instrument capabilities would have supported it.
>I think this is not dissimilar to the tuning of a viola-de-gamba, a
>fretted 6-string bowed viola-like instrument.
>Pat Hickey                     ***SPH

certainly!  or the middle strings of a mandolin...


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