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Why It's Impossible to Tune a Piano

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Published on Sep 17, 2015

Pianos can't be perfectly tuned - it's a mathematical fact!
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Equal tempered tuning: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equal_t...

Just Tuning: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Just_in...

Harmonics: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harmonic

Pythagorean vs Just Tuning: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaYOw...

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