If you ever tried to play or listen to the historical organ or an organ built in the style of 16th, 17th, or 18th century, you surely have noticed that their tuning pitch levels often are different. In other words, when you play a piece in C major, on one instrument it might sound like in B major and in another like in Db major. Tricky for people with perfect pitch, isn't it? What this difference is all about? Watch this video to find out.
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Drs. Vidas Pinkevicius and Ausra Motuzaite-Pinkeviciene
Organists of Vilnius University , teachers at National M.K. Čiurlionis School of Art, creators of Secrets of Organ Playing.
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