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Old 9th October 2020 | Show parent
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Originally Posted by robotchicken View Post
wild! what do you mean equal temperment?
Equal temperament means the frequency difference between each note is mathematically equal. So intervals in one key have the same difference between the notes as intervals in another.

They used to just tune by what sounded to good whoever set the standard (someone here will know the history of tunings, I just know the gist.) So an interval in one key would actually be mathematically different than the same internal in another. And definitely sound and feel different.