Articles about Tuning

Warm-Up Activities of Middle and High School Band Directors Participating in State-Level Concert Band Assessments
Update (2016) Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 29-36

The purpose of this study was to examine the warm-ups chosen by concert band directors participating in state-level performance assessments. We observed 29 middle and high school bands and coded the frequency and duration of warm-up activities and behaviors. Results ...

Fretted Strings
Music Teacher (2015) Vol. 94, No. 10, pp. 57


Initial Behavior of Nylon Guitar Strings
Savart Journal (2015) Vol. 1, No. 5, pp. 1-7

Players have known about some of the quirks of nylon guitar strings since their introduction after WWII. In particular, new strings tend to decrease in frequency and need to be re-tuned repeatedly in the first few days of use as ...