I just ordered some more tuning forks with 442 Hz (for my different violin cases). Since I restarted playing orchestra and chamber music I had to get used to the higher pitch that is the trend nowadays. I put away my trusty old 440's, and since then my ears accommodated to 442. I notice it at once when an instrument is below that pitch. This is very annoying, because I spend a lot of my time giving guitar lessons, and the students enter after tuning their instruments using electronic tuners set to 440. So I always have to tune down, after I tuned my guitar by ear to 442.
The whole pop/rock/jazz sector seems to remain with 440, e-tuners are 440 by default, keyboards too, I never noticed keyboards being tuned higher.
I wonder how other musicians handle this, since the music shops still offer only tuning forks with 440 Hz, and 442 or 443 have to be ordered and don't seem to be regular.
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