Revising the musical equal temperament

@article{Hinrichsen2015RevisingTM,
  title={Revising the musical equal temperament},
  author={Haye Hinrichsen},
  journal={Revista Brasileira De Ensino De Fisica},
  year={2015},
  volume={38}
}
  • Haye Hinrichsen
  • Published 2015
  • Physics
  • Revista Brasileira De Ensino De Fisica
  • Western music is predominantly based on the equal temperament with a constant semitone frequency ratio of 21/12. Although this temperament has been in use since the nineteenth century and in spite of its high degree of symmetry, various musicians have repeatedly expressed their discomfort with the harmonicity of certain intervals. Recently it was suggested that this problem can be overcome by introducing a modified temperament with a constant but slightly increased frequency ratio. In this… CONTINUE READING

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