Is it because it's easier on the singer?
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easier to bend?
Quote by guitarlover57
So what is this "pear", iv heard so much about? people on here keep talking about it and i have no idea what theyre saying,help me with this please!!
I personally love the sound of Eb, D standard and drop D.
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well not really if its easier on the singer, but it could match the singers voice better. Though there are many other reasons to why to tune half a step down. Mainly because of the notes you cant play when its tuned in standard.