Here’s Why You Should Consider Converting Your Music To A=432 Hz

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“If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.” – Nikola Tesla

“What we have called matter is energy, whose vibration has been so lowered as to be perceptible to the senses. There is no matter.” – Albert Einstein

Tesla said it. Einstein Agreed. Science proved it. It is a known fact that everything—including our own bodies—is made up of energy vibrating at different frequencies. That being said, can sound frequencies affect us? They sure can. Frequencies affect frequencies; much like mixing ingredients with other ingredients affects the overall flavor of a meal. The way frequencies affect the physical world has been demonstrated through various experiments such as the science of Cymatics and water memory.

The science of Cymatics illustrates that when sound frequencies move through a particular medium such as water, air or sand, it directly alters the vibration of matter. Below are pictures demonstrating how particles adjust to different frequencies. (Click here to watch a video demonstrating the patterns of sound frequencies)


Water memory also illustrates how our own intentions may even alter the material world. This has been demonstrated by Dr. Masaru Emoto, who has performed studies showing how simple intentions through sound, emotions and thoughts can dramatically shape the way water crystallizes. 

Water Memory

We all hold a certain vibrational frequency, not to mention our bodies are estimated to be about 70% water… so we can probably expect that musical frequencies can alter our own vibrational state. Every expression through sound, emotion or thought holds a specific frequency which influences everything around it—much like a single drop of water can create a larger ripple effect in a large body of water.

Music Frequency

With this concept in mind, let us bring our attention to the frequency of the music we listen to. Most music worldwide has been tuned to A=440 Hz since the International Standards Organization (ISO) promoted it in 1953. However, when looking at the vibratory nature of the universe, it’s possible that this pitch is disharmonious with the natural resonance of nature and may generate negative effects on human behaviour and consciousness.

Some theories, although just theories, even suggest that the nazi regime has been in favor of adopting this pitch as standard after conducting scientific researches to determine which range of frequencies best induce fear and aggression. Whether or not the conspiracy is factual, interesting studies and observations have pointed towards the benefits of tuning music to A=432 Hz instead.

Mathematics of The Universe

432 Hz is said to be mathematically consistent with the patterns of the universe. It is said that 432 Hz vibrates with the universe’s golden mean PHI and unifies the properties of light, time, space, matter, gravity and magnetism with biology, the DNA code and consciousness. When our atoms and DNA start to resonate in harmony with the spiraling pattern of nature, our sense of connection to nature is said to be magnified. The number 432 is also reflected in ratios of the Sun, Earth, and the moon as well as the precession of the equinoxes, the Great Pyramid of Egypt, Stonehenge, the Sri Yantra among many other sacred sites.

“From my own observations, some of the harmonic overtone partials of A=432hz 12T5 appear to line up to natural patterns and also the resonance of solitons. Solitons need a specific range to form into the realm of density and span from the micro to the macro cosmos. Solitons are not only found in water mechanics, but also in the ion-acoustic breath between electrons and protons.” – Brian T. Collins

432 Hz vs. 440 Hz

color sound chartColor Spectrum Resonance

Another interesting factor to consider is that the A=432 Hz tuning correlates with the color spectrum and chakra system while the A=440 Hz isn’t aligned.

The Solar Spectrum & The Cosmic Keyboard:
All of the frequencies in the spectrum are related in octaves, from gamma rays to subharmonics. These colors and notes are also related to our Chakras and other important energy centers. If we are to understand that (…) Chakras are connected to the Seven Rays of the Solar Spectrum, then the notes and frequencies we use for the same should be the same. A432 Hz is the tuning of the Cosmic Keyboard or Cosmic Pitchfork, as opposed to the A440 Hz modern ‘standard.’ It places C# at 136.10 Hz ‘Om,’ which is the main note of the Sitar in classical Indian music and the pitch of the chants of the Tibetan monks, who tell us ‘It comes from nature.'” – Dameon Keller

Exploring The Difference

Let’s explore the experiential difference between A=440 Hz and A=432 Hz. The noticeable difference music lovers and musicians have noticed with music tuned in A=432 Hz is that it is not only more beautiful and harmonious to the ears, but it also induces a more inward experience that is felt inside the body at the spine and heart. Music tuned in A=440 Hz was felt as a more outward and mental experience, and was felt at the side of the head which projected outwards. Audiophiles have also stated that A=432hz music seems to be non-local and can fill an entire room, whereas A=440hz can be perceived as directional or linear in sound propagation.

“The ancients tuned their instruments at an A of 432 Hz instead of 440 Hz – and for a good reason. There are plenty of music examples on the internet that you can listen to, in order to establish the difference for yourself. Attuning the instrument to 432 Hz results in a more relaxing sound, while 440 Hz slightly tenses up to body. This is because 440 Hz is out of tune with both macrocosmos and microcosmos. 432 Hz on the contrary is in tune. To give an example of how this is manifested microcosmically: our breath (0,3 Hz) and our puls (1,2 Hz) relate to the frequency of the lower octave of an A of 432 Hz (108 Hz) as 1:360 and 1:90.” –

“The overall sound difference was noticeable, the 432 version sounding warmer, clearer and instantly sounded more listenable but the 440 version felt tighter, with more aggressive energy.” – Anonymous guitarist

The video below was created by someone with no preference or opinion on whether A=432 Hz or A=440 Hz is better. Therefore, the way both versions of the melody is played is unbiased. It is up to us to tune in and feel which one feels more harmonious to us!

Here’s another example:
David Helpling – Sticks and Stones in 440 hz:
David Helpling – Sticks and Stones in 432 hz:

Personal Thoughts

I personally have enjoyed many bands, artists and styles of music even though they were tuning in A=440 hz, however by comparing a few songs in both A=432 hz and A=440 hz, I can feel and hear the difference. I wouldn’t say that my experience of 440hz music has turned me into an aggressive person, but I can understand how an entire population being exposed to music that is more mind directed as opposed to heart directed—not to mention all of the materialistic and ego-driven lyrics in most popular music—is a perfect combination to maintain a more discordant frequency and state of consciousness within humanity.

“Music based on C=128hz (C note in concert A=432hz) will support humanity on its way towards spiritual freedom. The inner ear of the human being is built on C=128 hz” – Rudolph Steiner

I cannot state with complete certainty that every idea suggested in this article is 100% accurate, nor am I an expert on the subject. I simply gathered interesting information from others having researched this issue more deeply. For this reason, I suggest that we each do our own research on the matter with an open yet discerning mind if we are looking for scientific validation. Perhaps more scientific validation could be done in the near future to explore this topic.

I believe we all possess intuition and the ability to observe without judgment, which can be more useful than resorting to ridicule when exposed to information that has not yet been accepted by the scientific community. It is therefore up to us to tone down the urge to jump to conclusions and instead EXPERIENCE the difference between A=440 Hz and A=432 Hz. To do so, we need to listen with our entire body and a neutral awareness as opposed to with our mental ideas, judgments and preconceptions. Let me know which frequency resonates more with you!

If you are interested in changing your music’s pitch to A=432 hz, click HERE to learn how to do it.






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  3. Stéphane J. Lefèbvre

    Science may prove that A 432Hz is more harmonious than A 440Hz, but A 440Hz has been the standard at which music has been played at for a very long time and to change it on a World wide scale would be difficult on an astronomic scale. Also, from the color chart, it’s half a step down. Stevie Ray Vaughan tuned to Eb for most of if not all of his career and according to the guitar technician SRV was working with at the time of his death, tuning down one half step caused the tubes to burn out quicker and caused all kinds of havoc with SRV’s tube amps (based on the tech’s experience of working with other guitarists who tuned to A 440Hz, aka concert pitch. Now, if what René Martinez said was true then it seems to throw a monkey wrench in to this theory.

  4. Easier to sing, too.

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  7. DaFDu

    I guess you mean Pythagorean Temperament?

    “TET” actually stands for “Tone Equal Temperament” (dividing the octave in equal sized intervals), the common standard is 12-TET and that is a very different temperament then the Pythagorean Temperament, that is based on the stacking of perfect Fifths.

  8. Len

    Converting the frequency to A=432Hz is not enough. For this to work you need to also implement the Pysthagorian Temperament (TET). But hey, I guess this is a start!

  9. What no one is saying is HOW do we start listening to our current music..whether from a CD or an online stream in 432 Hz? Is there some kind of conversion program to use on our computers? On our cell phones? It’s great to post this info..but it’s worthless if you don’t tell people how to transform their current musical selections into 432 Hz. Thanks for a reply!

    • Sure, you can check out these tutorials:

      How to convert from A=440 Hz to A=432 Hz:

      How to convert from A=440 Hz to A=432 Hz Updated:

      How to batch convert into the A=432 Hz tuning:

      Also, you can check out this program:

      If you’re using the program, please note that it already assumes that your input tracks are in the A=432 Hz tuning. Otherwise, I suggest getting a tuner like the one that is in the tutorial (Korg CA-40) or others.

  10. ManicAnimal

    Though there is something to this your only scratching the surface and 432hz is just what you get if you use just temperament and use 256hz (1hz) as C.. but the human ear doesn’t start at 1hz and go up from there and it doesn’t necessarily find just intonation the most tuneful, The average human voice is actually most prominent around 449-451 hz you have to also consider what tuning your using. Personally I think equal temperament is very close to being a perfectly scale but the maths is slightly off resulting in some dissonant chords. Drop A down in pitch though, do some slight micro tuning adjustments and tune from A instead of C and things start to sound bigger.

  11. 432hz music is listened and felt with the heart,you listen to the music with your heart no meter how you try to hear the music when you have head phones on it will always drop to be felt with the heart.try it you will be asking your self how is this happening. in 432hz enjoy if you are a lover of this type of music.

  12. Billy Keith

    The truth is I first thought this was new age hippie BS. But the guitar in 432Hz made me cry…and I have heard this song a million times. Thank you.

    • Fabian

      well intersting that none of your sources is science based :-)

      • Derek

        Well I’ve continued to follow this discussion. I’ve even tried listening to several pieces recast with 432. Still sound flat to me. The 440-based pieces sounds brighter and more alive. Happier if you will.

        Also, purely from a scientific perspective, as an electronic engineer, as a musician, as someone who creates music acoustically and electronically, works with audio engineering, synthesizers, acoustic instruments, analyzes the signals and does the math, looks at FFTs, checks sidebands for frequency distribution, relative amplitudes, etc. etc., – the comments that seem to go in the direction of “let’s ‘tune’ ” to 432 in many cases miss the point that others have properly addressed which is that there is such a spectrum of frequencies in the finished product of music, with both harmonic and inharmonic resonances and overtones – sometimes wanted, sometimes not – that it’s focusing entirely on one set of frequencies and related harmonics to the exclusion of all the others that occur *whether* one tunes to 432 or not. The inharmonicity of tuning and resonance on even a piano is bad enough. Ask a piano tuner! :-) (Maybe we should all stop listening to piano music, or equal tempered instruments. And as for pitch bending…)

        So, absent of any real scientific evidence to the contrary, 440 seems to me to be as good as 432 or as good as any other choice.

    • ManicAnimal

      guitars along with most other modern made instruments are built so that the natural harmonics fit into a 440hz spectrum but interestingly 440hz and 432hz are part of the same scale if usign fibonacci tuning or if breaking an octave into 48 notes.

  13. Geo

    432 is Sharper more Focused in sound. Although 440 is a little Fuzzy around the Edges. I’ve been a avid music listener for 50+ years, sometimes a Little distortion sounds Good. To Me it’s Six of One and a Half Dozen of Another. It depends on certain Types and Passages of Music. Sound Engineers should combine the two to make recordings Hybrid then You have the best of Both Worlds. As far as Effects on the Human Brain, I Believe 432 is most Beneficial. From that Standpoint All Music should be Played and Recorded 432 HZ. Thanks

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  16. I did hear a difference in the Bach piece, and I must say did like the 432 version better for that piece of music. “Darker and richer” is how I would describe the difference.

    The patterns of sand on the square metal plate are interesting but I would have liked to see the same tests run with a couple of differently sized plates, and maybe also on round plates. Differently sized plates will have a different base resonant frequency, so this test leaves quite a few ideas untested.

    The same size and shape differences would probably affect the guitar test.

    I will try this idea out, very intriguing. It may be, however, that differences between the two base tuning standards could diminish with very very complex waveforms, such as are found in multi-instrumental music.

    • epong

      Bach did not use the standard tuning, back then it was natural tuning or whatever sounds right to the composer/arranger. Even modern guitarist retuned certain songs to make it sounds pleasing. Don’t worry about complex waveforms, those great composers had already arranged various instruments to sound harmoniously with each other, but you got to listen to how it was meant to be heard by not applying standard tuning to such music.

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