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Tuning as an approximation

Previously, we said that the notes written on the staff were approximations of the pitches of the harmonics. But what kind of sense does that make? Intervals and ratios Let’s look at the picture we had indicating harmonics, their frequency … Continue reading

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So, like, a while ago I was discussing music with someone, and how it’s put together, and, you know, like notes and chords and stuff. (“Music” here refers to the Western music system as described in the English language.) Then, … Continue reading

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