the illuminati and 440hz? wtf?

Joseph Goebbels, who did not mandate A440 Hz as the pitch standard. Image: Wikipedia -https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Goebbels

Joseph Goebbels, who did not mandate A440 Hz as the pitch standard. Image: Wikipedia –https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Goebbels

In a recent blog post about performing on gut strings at A430hz, I made mention of some conspiracy theories about the standardization of A440 (for most North American orchestras, though many are now at A441). Here is an article detailing some of them, pretty good stuff.

TL;DR = Not because of Nazis or magical numbers or secret societies

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