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ERIC Number: EJ101550
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1974
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Quantitative Evaluation of Musical Scale Tunings
Hall, Donald E.
American Journal of Physics, 42, 7, 543-552, Jul 74
The acoustical and mathematical basis of the problem of tuning the twelve-tone chromatic scale is reviewed. A quantitative measurement showing how well any tuning succeeds in providing just intonation for any specific piece of music is explained and applied to musical examples using a simple computer program. (DT)
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