Orchestral Tuning before a show
February 21, 2006 8:19 AM Subscribe
Is there a proper name for when an orchestra "tunes" before a concert?
posted by omidius to Media & Arts (24 answers total)
You've heard it before, when a violin sets of a generally one-note tuning session right before a big show. Usually everyone chymes in until the conductor gets fed up and taps his baton three or four times to start the show.