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Key signatures, equal temperament and the 12-tone tuning system

Duration: 05:51

Howard Goodall plays an extract in different key signatures on the piano and explains the 12-tone tuning system. He then discusses Johann Sebastian Bach’s 'The Well-Tempered Clavier' and the degrees of the scale.

Available since: Wed 27 Mar 2013

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Howard Goodall's Story of Music Learning Zone, Episode 1

1/2 Howard Goodall charts the development of techniques musicians now take for granted.

First broadcast: 27 Mar 2013

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