barry,

once again thank you for your kind public comments on my video! and it's great to see you back!

now for a roland question: a very good friend of mine is intensely curious as to what pure natural tuning sounds like as well as many of the historical tempered tunings (werkmeister, j.s.bach, etc).

a recent scientific article on the discovery of the well-tempered tuning system that bach used has been making the rounds. the bottom line being (paraphrased) "hearing the works of bach performed on instruments tuned to his specifications versus the 'sterile' modern 12tet, reveal the true beauty and genius of the master's intent".

this also includes an interest in "world tunings" (persian, turkish, hindu, etc).

i seem to recall that some keyboards out there had menu options to choose a good number of different "exotic" tuning systems.

i can't remember whether it was roland or korg or yamaha  that had these options loaded into their monster machines (or even whether these options were standard or needed a daughterboard).

maybe you know about this (and maybe you don't) but i thought i'd ask ...
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