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How would things be different if the standard for tuning instruments was A -432, instead of A-440 ?

Back in the day, the standard for tuning musical instruments became A-440. What would be different today if the chosen standard was A-432 ?

Would it really make a difference? I suggest that yes...there would be less crime, less corruption, less ignorance, and less apathy.

Just look at how sound frequencies interact with molecules...

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It does not matter how "good" a frequency sounds to you, it is how the frequency "vibrates" your molecules.

To me, broccoli takes like squishy, plastic, model glue sand; but it is really good for you.

To me 528 hz is annoying to listen to; but watch what it does to molecules!

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    Jun 16 2013: The tone would be slightly flat.
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      Jun 16 2013: Are you serious?

      You said you want to meet thinking people? Well then, start thinking and join in. :)

      440 is slightly sharp. Buy a microscope and watch water vibrate to different frequencies, then think.

      I bet stuff would be different if A were tuned to 432. Cigars might taste better, wine may taste better. People may try to get along with each other.
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        Jun 16 2013: This doesn't need a lot of thought. The standard pitch is 440. If you want to tune lower. Good.
        Do I think it would be an earth shattering event?. No. In fact, as has been noted, I think the harpsichord is tuned a touch lower when played as I remember... Cigars I don't know. Wine, I know. Vibrating would not do anything for it... maybe make it taste a touch flat..
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          Jun 17 2013: I bet you a dollar that if 1 million people hit tuning forks, tuned at A 440, the Earth would shatter.

          I'll bet you another dollar that if 1 million people hit tuning forks, tuned at 432, the Dallas Cowboys would win another superbowl, and all Cohiba cigars would be legal in the US. :)

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