String-stretching puzzle: reaching James Taylor’s microtonal tuning


Can we tune to the microtones of Taylor’s ‘stretched tuning’ without a cent-display tuner to help us? What would be the minimum level of technology needed to do this? And what is ‘inharmonicity’ all about? (tl;dr: I may have invented the world’s least efficient tuning method)

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George Howlett is a London-based musician, writer, and teacher (guitars, sitar, tabla, & santoor). Above all I seek to enthuse fellow sonic searchers, interconnecting fresh vibrations with the voices, cultures, and passions behind them. See Home & Writings, and hit me up for Online Lessons!

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