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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000083.txt from 2010/11

From: Joseph Wakeling <>
Subj: Re: [kl] RES: Orchestral Pitch
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 11:56:57 -0500

On 11/10/2010 05:08 PM, Martin Baxter wrote:
> Alvin, I am merely quoting the letter. Fernando ,contrary to your statement all instruments are not built to A=440Hz; the Vienna Philharmonic plays at A=448 I believe and the Zuleiga systems oboes that Yamaha made for them are built at a higher pitch than A=440; I assume it is A=448.
> Karl, I am sorry I don't know if the GS newsletters are accessible on line.

The Galpin Society Journal is available through JSTOR but there's about
a 5-year gap between the current published issue and the latest
available issue. The Society website looks pretty awful, so it doesn't
look like they are very web-savvy in terms of getting their material out

It's a shame; they surely generate plenty of interesting material, and
could reach far more people online ...
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