#4745 Reply

William Bickerstaff
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I think the purpose behind the drones is to train the ear to hear the intervals of the base note (drone note) to the 4th, 5th, 6th and octave, then to recognize by ear the 2nd, 3rd, and 7th and make the adjustments with the fingers. Once the ear is trained (relative pitch)… intonation follows.