Music and IQ

Ken Moore ken at
Fri Sep 29 16:31:57 EST 2000

In article <41e9tss3hut4mv05mjo6avctnpr4pr02ng at>, Hans-Georg
Michna <hans-georgNoEmailPlease at> writes
>Given the choice between 12 and 19, we're probably not surprised
>that nature and our biology preferred 12. 19 tones would be
>unwieldy and unnecessarily complicated. I would guess that
>nature simply chose the lowest number for which the mathematics
>of hitting close to 3/2 and 4/3 happen to work.

Rohan de Saram plays the 'cello in that temperament.

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