Crescent tapes tuning

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Crescent tapes tuning

Postby chris75 » Tue Aug 27, 2013 1:12 pm

Just had a quick mess about trying to suss out the tuning Lee used on the crescent tapes,I reckon i's it's around 427 hz with the strings tuned to Eb, Ab, Db, Gb, Bb, Eb. seems to sound right. Don't know if the songs are at the correct speed, seems to be a strange tuning? Anyone any ideas?
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Re: Crescent tapes tuning

Postby Tony » Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:30 pm

Yeah, half a step down at about A432 tuning, maybe a bit lower. I go as low as 428. I've mucked with the tape pitch and it's maybe a little lower than it should be but there doesn't seem to be much drift from the original pitch.
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