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- v. Present participle of mistune.
- n. An incorrect tuning
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Wikipedia - Scordatura (literally Italian for "mistuning"), also called cross-tuning, is an alternative tuning used for the open strings of a string instrument.
The talk radio word is that the classical music was lip synched, not played live, owing to concerns about cold mistuning the instruments quickly and wind noise.
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